Famous Singer, Songwriter Dies Following Leg Amputation from Serious Fall

January 09, 2018Jan 09, 2018

A famous singer and songwriter has sadly passed away after suffering from complications due to a serious fall. Denise LaSalle was 78 years old at the time of her death. She died in Jackson, Tennessee.

Denise also recently had a leg amputated as a result of her fall. She had been battling health issues for some time, according to reports. Our prayers go out to her family and friends as they mourn her loss.




Denise is well known for topping the charts in R&B music in the 1970s. Her hit song called “Trapped by a Thing Called Love” was number one in 1971.

Along with “Trapped by a Thing Called Love,” she is also well known for the song “Now Run and Tell That.” She had a string of successful singles in the 1970s and the early 1980s, reported Page Six.


"Honored to be nominated again for Best Soul Blues Female Vocalist by The Blues Foundation. VERY sorry to hear of the passing of Denise LaSalle. Glad that I got to see her at last year's awards," wrote Bettye LaVette on Twitter.

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