Glenn Yarbrough

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Glenn Yarbrough
Yarbrough in 1965
Yarbrough in 1965
Background information
Birth nameGlenn Robertson Yarbrough
Born(1930-01-12)January 12, 1930
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
DiedAugust 11, 2016(2016-08-11) (aged 86)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
Years active1951–2010
LabelsRCA Victor

Glenn Robertson Yarbrough (January 12, 1930 – August 11, 2016) was an American folk singer and guitarist. He was the lead singer (tenor) with the Limeliters from 1959 to 1963. He was known for his songs "Baby the Rain Must Fall", "It's Gonna Be Fine", "San Francisco Bay Blues". He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Yarbrough died of problems from dementia in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 86.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fox, Margalit (August 12, 2016). "Glenn Yarbrough, Folk Singer With the Limeliters, Dies at 86". The New York Times. p. A14.

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