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Founded: October 26 2008

The new Van McCoy group without the spam .

This is the Yahoo message group for the artist Van McCoy who died on the 6th of July 1979.

Van McCoy was born on January 6th 1940 and was a major force in seventies soul music. A gifted song writer, arranger & producer, he put together some of the best songs in the sixties and seventies.

Mainly now remembered for his monstor disco hit "The Hustle" Van McCoy's other works are often over looked. A gifted singer, he he recorded some fantastic songs and his album "My Favourite Fantasy" was a great example.

The picture you see here on the Van McCoy group home page is a 1978 German single,

Side A: "My Favourite Fantasy"
Side B: "You're So Right For Me"
MCA 0032.044

This was from his 1978 album My Favourite Fantasy.

Van McCoy's last vocal album was in 1979, The Lonely Dancer.

Besides himself Van produced and wrote for numerous artsists like Faith Hope & Charity, The Presidents, Anacostia, Aretha Franklin and so on. Too many to mention.

If you would like to contribute then you're most welcome to.

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  • 21
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  • Oct 26, 2008
  • English

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