Obituaries

Farewell to these artists and industry innovators

Obituaries, September 2010

Our condolences to the families and friends of recently deceased musicians, songwriters, and music celebrities/executives.

Obituary: Ralph Martin, original member of the Willows

Ralph Martin, an original member of the Willows, the 1950s rhythm and blues vocal group who hit the national charts with “Church Bells May Ring” in 1956, died at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, New York, March 25, 2010 of complications from colon cancer. He was 75.