Wayne Cochran

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Cochran in June 1969

Wayne Cochran (May 10, 1939 – November 21, 2017) was an American soul singer.[1] He was known for his outfits and white pompadour hairstyle. He was sometimes referred to as The White Knight of Soul.[2] Cochran was best known today for writing the song "Last Kiss", which he performed with the C.C. Riders. He was also known for his song "Goin' Back to Miami" which was used in the movie The Blues Brothers. He was born in Thomaston, Georgia.

Cochran died on November 21, 2017, in Miramar, Florida at the age of 78.[3]

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  1. Hamilton, Andrew. "Wayne Cochran – Wayne Cochran!". AllMusic. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  2. "The White Knight of Soul 1964-72: Get Down With It! - Wayne Cochran - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  3. "Wayne Cochran, who went from soul rocker to soul-saving minister, dies at 78". Miamiherald.com. Retrieved 22 November 2017.

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