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Homer Banks 1941-2003

Phast Phreddie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, April 2003

SOUL SINGER and songwriter Homer Banks (61) died of cancer in Memphis on April 4. Banks achieved most of his fame from writing songs for Johnny Taylor and The Staple Singers, but the few 45s he cut for the Minit label are excellent examples of non-Stax Memphis soul music.

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