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Jay and the Americans singer Jay Black, known for ‘This Magic Moment,’ dead at 82

told Rolling Stone magazine.Black was the second “Jay” to front the group, following on from Jay Traynor. A third “Jay” fronted the band when they reformed in the early 2000s, the magazine reported.The New York City ’60s doo-wop based pop-rock group announced the death of the vocalist, whose real name was David Blatt, on Facebook.“We acknowledge the great successes we had with him both as a partner and as a lead singer,” the band wrote.“We shared both wonderful and very contentious times, and much like an ex-wife, we are so proud of the beautiful children we created.

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