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A sad end for this Motown legend

We said goodbye to Florence Ballard

Published at 6:01am 21st February 2019. 1-minute read.

A sad end for this Motown legend

A sad end to this Motown legend.

It was on this day (21st Feb) in 1976 that Florence Ballard passed away after a cardiac arrest.

She was only 32-years-old.

Florence had lost an $8 million lawsuit against Motown Records when she left The Supremes in 1967.

That meant she was living on welfare when she died.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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