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Posted at 9:41 AM ET, 02/ 9/2011

♪♫ Marvin Sease 'gone on'

By Melissa Bell

Marvin Sease, one of the velvety voiced stars of the Southern circuit, died Tuesday at the age of 64, Variety magazine reports.

His racy, provocative songs kept him from ever getting widespread radio play, but "his funky, unblushing songs cemented his status as an enduring attraction on the black club circuit," Christopher Morris writes at Variety.

Here's Sease's tribute to singers who have "Gone On" before him. He's joined this legendary tribe:

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 9:41 AM ET
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RIP, Marvin. We'll be privileged to join those who've 'gone on' one day ourselves.

Posted by: NOTINFL | February 9, 2011 12:24 PM | Report abuse

RIP. Candy Licker

Posted by: williams4472 | February 9, 2011 1:06 PM | Report abuse

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