Mardi Gras Jock-A-Mo, James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, the New Orleans rhythm & blues singer who wrote and recorded the enduring Mardi Gras standard “Jock-A-Mo,” died early Saturday while under hospice care following a brief illness. He was 77. Keith I. Marszalek / NOLA.comJames “Sugar Boy” Crawford performs at the New Orleans Jazz Festival in 2012. “Jock-A-Mo” borrowed its lyrics from age-old Mardi Gras Indian chants. It was later remade by the Dixie Cups as “Iko Iko.” Artists as diverse as Dr. John, the Grateful Dead and Cyndi Lauper also rendered variations.
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John Ingle Retired Teacher, John Ingle, a retired teacher who starred on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital” for two decades after mentoring several future Hollywood stars, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home. He was 84 and had been battling cancer. Before he began his acting career, he founded the performing arts departments at both Hollywood and Beverly Hills High schools in 1955 and 1964, respectively.
John Ingle Cancer, John Ingle, the ABC acting stalwart best known for playing General Hospital’s Edward Quartermaine, has sadly passed away aged 84 after a battle with cancer. The show is one of the best known in America, after starting in 1963 and currently holds the record for the longest still-running US soap opera as well as being the third longest-running of all time.
Ingle The Land Before Time, Actor John Ingle, who portrayed Cera’s father in many incarnations of The Land Before Time, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 84. Ingle took over the role of scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the soap opera General Hospital in 1993. He made his last appearance in an episode that aired last week.
Ingle Scheming Patriarch Fans Outrage, John Ingle, a retired teacher who starred on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital” for two decades after mentoring several future Hollywood stars, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home. He was 84 and had been battling cancer.