Remembering Ohio Players’ Sugarfoot Bonner

41st Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell – Day 6

Rolling Stone reports Sugarfoot Bonner, lead singer of the 70s funk band Ohio Players died of undetermined causes at the age of 69.

“Humble yet charismatic, soft-spoken and of few words, the weight of his thoughts, lyrics and music has influenced countless other artists, songs and trends,” stated a posting attributed as an “official family announcement” on the Facebook page of Sugarfoot’s Ohio Players. “He will be missed but not forgotten as his legacy and music lives on.”

Read more at on the News One website.

Tune in tonight (January 30) at 8/7 C for an encore showing the Ohio Players episode of Unsung.