지미 로저스, '벌집’ 가수, 죽었다 87

지미 로저스, 'Honeycomb' singer, 죽었다 87

Pop singer 지미 로저스 있다 사망 한 at the age of 87.

Not to be confused with the late country icon of the same name, Rodgers was known for his hitsHoneycomb” 과 “Kisses Sweeter Than Wineamong others in the 1950s and 60s.

Rodgers’ 홍보 — citing familyannounced on Saturday that the singer had died on Monday, 1 월. 18, from kidney disease in Palm Desert, 칼리프. The musician had also tested positive for 코로나 바이러스.

When stationed in 내슈빌 after the Korean War, Rodgers used to perform around town for $ 10 per night. He was signed to Roulette Records after winning a talent contest that secured him an audition for the label.

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The artist’s music was known for fusing 국가 and folk, resulting in several top 10 hits, 포함 “Secretly,” “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling in Love Again,” 과 “Are You Really Mine?”

Pop singer Jimmie Rodgers has died at the age of 87. (Photo by Michael Levin/Corbis via Getty Images)

Pop singer Jimmie Rodgers has died at the age of 87. (Photo by Michael Levin/Corbis via Getty Images)

Rodgers also made a transition into acting in the 60s with an appearance on the seriesCheckmakeand a part in the filmThe Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come.”

에 1964, he starred inBack Door to Tellalongside a young Jack Nicholson.

에 1967, Rodgers blamed an off-duty police officer for injuries to his head after he was found in his car on a Los Angeles freeway suffering from a fractured skull and other injuries.

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He said he’d pulled his car over after a driver behind him was flashing their lights.

I rolled the window down to ask what was the matter,” he told The Toronto Star in 1987. “That’s the last thing I remember.

Jimmie Rodgers was known best for his hit 'Honeycomb.' (Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images의 사진)

Jimmie Rodgers was known best for his hit ‘Honeycomb.’ (Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images의 사진)

Los Angeles police, 하나, said that Rodgers had injured himself by falling while drunk. He filed a lawsuit and settled on a $ 200,000 장학금.

He eventually developed a condition that caused spasms in the muscles of his voice box and had seizures occasionally, which he blamed on the alleged attack.

He is survived by his wife Mary Louise Biggerstaff, and five children from three marriages.

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