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EntertainmentJake Black, of Alabama 3 and 'Sopranos' theme fame, dies

21:05  22 may  2019
21:05  22 may  2019 Source:   ap.org

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LONDON (AP) — Jake Black , co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos " and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3 , has died . Their song "Woke Up This Morning" was featured on their 1997 album "Exile on the Coldharbour Lane." It was used as the opening theme music for the

Jake Black , a member of the band Alabama 3 and the co-writer of The Sopranos theme tune, has died . The musician had taken ill after a performance at There is also an early warning about the destructive temptations of fame as the young Kendrick is invited to join hip hop’s tradition of riotous

Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and 'Sopranos' theme fame, dies © 2018 Roberto Ricciuti Jake Black a.k.a. The Very Reverend performs on stage during TRNSMT Festival Day 4 at Glasgow Green on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns) LONDON — Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos" and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died.

The band announced Black's death Tuesday on Facebook and says it is "heartbroken." His age and the cause of death were not available.

The group wrote that Black, who performed as The Very Reverend D. Wayne Love, had taken ill after performing at England's Highpoint Festival on Friday and died at a hospital Tuesday.

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LONDON -- Jake Black , co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos " and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3 , has died . The band announced Black 's death Tuesday on Facebook and says it is "heartbroken." His age and the cause of death were not available.

Jake Black , co-writer of the song that opened 'The Sopranos ' and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3 , has died . Their song "Woke Up This Morning" was featured on their 1997 album "Exile on the Coldharbour Lane." It was used as the opening theme music for the HBO series about a

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