Van McCoy

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Van Allen Clinton McCoy, 6 January 1940, Washington, DC, USA, d. 6 July 1979, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. This successful artist had been a member of several groups prior to announcing his solo career with ‘Hey Mr DJ’. Released in 1959, the single was distributed by Scepter Records, with whom McCoy subsequently served in an A&R capacity. He also branched out into writing and production work, making contributions to hits by the Drifters, Gladys Knight And The Pips and Barbara... Read more

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