RIP Dennis Yost
CINCINNATI (AP) – Dennis Yost, lead singer of the 1960s group the Classics IV, has died in an Ohio hospital. He was 65.
Yost died Sunday at Fort Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton, about 30 miles northwest of Cincinnati. He died of respiratory failure, hospital spokeswoman Marielou Vierling said.
The Classics IV’s hits included “Spooky,” “Stormy” and “Traces of Love.”
Yost had been in nursing homes since suffering a brain injury sustained in a 2005 fall, said Joe Glickman, the singer’s friend and biographer .
“I’m still in shock because he was fine Saturday morning,” said his wife, Linda Yost, of suburban Hamilton. “And by, you know, early Sunday morning he was gone.”
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