Marvin Isley From The Isley Brothers Death?

Bassist Marvin Isley, the bassist of the Isley Brothers died yesterday at the age of 56. The Isley Brothers were famous for songs like "Who's That Lady" and "Fight the Power."

The official cause of death of wasn't announced. But Marvin died at a hospital so he must have been sick.

He had stopped performing after he became very ill and even had a stroke.
What happened to Marvin Isley?

asked by Miracle in Music | 1287 views | 06-08-2010 at 02:47 PM

Marvin Isley's death was caused by a complication with diabetes, hospital officials said Monday.
Isley passed away Sunday morning at the Seasons Hospice within Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, according to representatives at both facilities.

He stopped performing with the Isley Brothers in 1996 because of his diabetes. He had been fighting with his disease for a long time, he had high blood pressure and he suffered the loss of both legs and use of his left hand.

The Isley Brothers' career has spanned six decades, producing popular hits such as 'Shout', 'This Old Heart Of Mine', 'Fight the Power', 'Summer Breeze' and 'Who's That Lady'. They won a Grammy in 1970 for their hit 'It's Your Thing'. Marvin became a member of the family soul group in the 1970s alongside brother Ernie and cousin Chris Jasper.

Marvin was the youngest member of the band. He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.

answered by Aileen | 06-08-2010 at 02:48 PM

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