Friday, 25 January 2019

Edwin Birdsong, American funk keyboardist, Died at 77

Edwin L. Birdsong was born on August 22, 1941 and died on January 21, 2019.

He was an American keyboard/organ player.

Birdsong  was known in the 1970s and 1980s for his experimental funk/disco music.

He did not achieve much chart success, but developed a strong fan base, and has also been sampled by other artists many times, most famously by Daft Punk who sampled "Cola Bottle Baby" in "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger", and Gang Starr who sampled his single "Rapper Dapper Snapper" for their song "Skills".

Edwin Birdsong passed away at 77 years old.

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