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Jay Black, singer of Jay And The Americans, has died aged 82

the post read.A Brooklyn, New York native, Black was the second Jay in Jay And The Americans, joining the group in 1962 after the departure of their first singer, Jay Traynor.After they released their 1963 single ‘Only In America’, Black went on to feature on Top 10 hits ‘Cara Mia’, ‘This Magic Moment’, ‘Come A Little Bit Closer’ and more, with 21 songs in total making the charts.Notably, the group were the opening band for The Beatles’ first US performance in Washington DC back in 1964.Upon their disbandment in 1973, Black embarked on a solo career, with his final performance being in 2017.
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