Darlene McCrea

 

 

Age: Not stated

 

Summary: backup singer best known as one of the original members of the short-lived 1950's R&B girl group The Cookies whose members of the original lineup had eventually evolved into Ray Charles' backing vocals group known as The Raelettes from 1967 to 1969, in which the line-up also scored a pair of hits with Don't Say Bad About My Baby and Chains (later recorded by The Beatles).

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: No source

 

Died: February 4, 2013

 

Location: Brooklyn, New York