Walter Ward

 

 

Age: 66

 

Summary: lead singer of the rhythm-and-blues group The Olympics whose biggest hit was the 1958 novelty tune Western Movies, which told the story of a man who lost his girl to the horse operas on the tube at a time when America was preoccupied with western-themed movies and TV shows, but the song peaked at No. 8 on Billboard's pop charts.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: August 28, 1940

 

Died: December 11, 2006

 

Location: Northridge, California