Segun Bucknor

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Segun Bucknor
Born29 March 1946
Died11 August 2017 (aged 71)
Lagos, Nigeria
Cause of deathComplications from multiple strokes
Alma materKing's College
OccupationMusician, journalist
Years active1964–2017
Spouse(s)Sola Bucknor (until his death)
ChildrenFunke Bucknor-Obruthe
Tosyn Bucknor
Musical career
GenresSoul, Pop, Funk, Groove
InstrumentsPiano, guitar
LabelsVampi Soul, Premier Records LTD, Afrodisia
Associated actsRoy Chicago
Segun Bucknor and the Assembly

Segun Bucknor (29 March 1946 – 11 August 2017) was a Nigerian journalist and musician active during the 1960s. He was a pianist and guitarist specializing in genres ranging from Soul music to Pop music and to Funk.[1] He was the father of media personality Tosyn Bucknor.[2] He was the bandleader of Segun Bucknor and the Assembly.[3] The group recorded a couple of soul songs such as Lord Give Me Soul and I Will Love You No Matter How.

Bucknor died in Lagos on 11 August 2017 after suffering from multiple strokes at the age of 71.[4] At the time of his death, he was suffering from hypertension and diabetes.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "5 facts about the late phenomenal Nigerian Soul legend". Pulse. 11 August 2017. Archived from the original on 11 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  2. Odunayo, Adams. "I Was Born In A Taxi - Top Radio Girl, Tosyn Bucknor Reveals". - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  3. Bren O'Callaghan. "Segun Bucknor Poor Man Get No Brother Review". BBC. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Musician Segun Bucknor dies at 71". The Nation. 12 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.

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