Candye Kane Dead At 54 After Long Cancer Fight

Candye Kane

(The Blues) Award-winning blues singer Candye Kane has died after an eight-year cancer battle. She was 54. Born Candace Hogan in California, she first came to attention as a porn star in the 1980s, using her income to keep her children and fund her first blues album after she progressed through opera, punk and country genres.

Kane won a number of awards during a career that saw her appear on 22 albums and contribute tracks to several movie soundtracks. Her record label, Delta Groove, say in a statement: "We are deeply saddened. Thank you, Candye, for the unwavering strength and courage you demonstrated in the face of adversity.

"You truly are an inspiration. We will continue to cherish the years we worked together, as well as the incredible music you left behind. Forever our superhero." Read more here.

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