Rudolph Isley, founding member of The Isley Brothers, dead at 84

Rudolph Isley, a founding member of the famous soul group The Isley Brothers, has died at age 84, his household confirmed. 

“There are no text to specific my emotions and the like I have for my brother,” Ronald Isley mentioned in a assertion to CBS Information. “Our family will miss him. But I know he’s in a better spot.”

A trigger of death has not been uncovered. 

The Isley Brothers
From still left to proper, Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley and O’Kelly Isley Jr. in 1964.

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Rudolph was an initial member of the family members musical group that consisted of him and his brothers O’Kelly “Kelly” Isley Jr. and Ronald Isley. 

The R&B and soul band took off in the late 1950s and continued to make new music for about 6 many years. 

They are dependable for the timeless hits “Who’s That Girl?,” “In between the Sheets” and “Shout.”

Rudolph still left the band in the late 1980s to go after a lifetime in the ministry. In 1992 the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Past year, the team was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

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