Posts Tagged ‘terry huff’

Remembering D.C. Soul Star Al Johnson

Al Johnson, a former Howard University student who achieved popular success with The Unifics before branching out as a solo artist, arranger for mysterious D.C. soul hero Terry Huff, songwriter for The Whispers, and producer for Roberta Flack, died Oct. 26 at the age of 65. A cause of death has not been released.
In 1968, the native of [...]

Friday: A Memorial Concert for Terry Huff

Following a battle with colon cancer, D.C. soul singer Terry Huff died last month at the age of 65. It was a sad end to a life marked by high peaks and devastating lows: Huff had been a remarkable singer from a young age, a promising police officer, and after leaving the force, a local star [...]

D.C. Soul Star Terry Huff Dead at 65

Terry Huff, the honey-voiced singer-songwriter behind the D.C. soul hits “I Destroyed Your Love” and “The Lonely One,” died of colon cancer early Friday morning at a hospice in Clinton, Md., after three weeks of inpatient care at George Washington University Hospital.
Born Oct. 16, 1947, the ninth child of 18, Huff began his musical career [...]

Tomorrow Morning on WPFW: Captain Fly and I Spin Records, Discuss Terry Huff

Tomorrow morning, at the ungodly hour of 8:30 a.m., I will appear on Captain Fly's "Oldies House Party" on WPFW (89.3 on your FM dial). I'll be there to discuss my story on Terry Huff and Special Delivery. We'll also be playing pertinent records from many of the groups name-checked in that story.
Early risers can [...]

Whatever Happened to Terry Huff, the Dude Behind “I Destroyed Your Love”?

For this week's cover, I wrote about Terry Huff, a largely forgotten singer and songwriter from a special moment in D.C. R&B.
Huff came from a family of 18 kids, was burned out of his house, went to a foster farm, sang on streetcorners, met a Greek named Johnny Boy Katsouros who [...]