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The Whispers Portrait

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According to reports Nick Caldwell of the R&B group The Whispers passed away Tuesday after a long fight with cancer.

The group’s publicist Willette Ballard published a note on Facebook last summer to fans concerned about his health.

“To all the Whispers Fans and Friends, it is with great enthusiasm that I am posting a love letter from Nicholas Caldwell providing an update and overview of his current status.”

The original members of the Whispers are twin brothers Wallace “Scotty” and Walter Scott, Gordy Harmon, Marcus Hutson, and Caldwell. The legendary group was  formed in 1964 in Watts, California.



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