- Singer Gil Saunders has died.
- He was best known for being the lead singer in the group Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes.
- He was also a solo artist.
Gil was born in Philadelphia and found his voice in the church. He began pursuing a career in music as a teenager, starting with the group New Day. He was noticed by artist and producer Harold Melvin. Later, Harold recruited Gil in 1982 to replace lead singer David Ebo in his group.
Singer Gil Saunders has died
They toured overseas with Billy Paul and The Three Degrees. Gil sang the lead on one of their most popular hits, “Today’s Your Lucky Day.”
Gil left the group and pursued his solo career in the mid-’90s and 2000s. His most popular solo songs were “I Beg You to Stay” and “Let’s Turn In.”
RIP Gil. In conclusion, watch one of his most recent performances from just a few years ago: