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Ron Isley suffers stroke: Aug 2, 2004

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I heard this while I was in the UK, now it's surfaced in the news here...




Ronald Isley Suffers Stroke

By Chuck 'Jigsaw' Creekmur, BET.com Staff Writer


Posted August 2, 2004Music Icon Ronald Isley reportedly suffered a stroke last Friday while in London, according to published reports.Advertisement



The 63-year-old singer, who heads up the R&B staple The Isley Brothers, was suddenly stricken while walking with his wife down a London Street. After suffering his stroke, albeit a minor one, Isley was hospitalized at a medical infirmary in the immediate area.


Angela Wimbush, Isleys ex-wife reportedly flew to London upon hearing of the emergency.


The longtime lead vocalist for the Isley Brothers, Ronald Isley helmed the influential family group for close to a half century, a period spanning not only two ....

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Shit. :( The last time I saw him on TV, he was doing a duet with...who...I want to say Burt Bacharach (who was doing the bit with Elvis Costello earlier). The man can sing...and...geez...what would the sixties have been without the Isley Brothers? He's an icon.


Get better, Mr. Isley!!!

"Cisco Kid, was a friend of mine"
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