04 01 2015
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40 Years of Service
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Haynes sang with the greats -- starting his own vocal groups and a music label

Legendary harmony singer Furman Haynes passed away in Portland, Ore., July 2. A founder member of The Deep Tones, Haynes traveled the world singing with everyone from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Landford and Count Basie to Johnny Smith's Ink Spots.  He founded a record label based in Portland, and was happily married to the love of his life for 60 years. 


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