04:50 – Death of singer BJ Thomas

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American singer Billy Joe “BJ”. Thomas, known among other things for the track “Raindrops Keep Fallin ‘On My Head”, died at the age of 78 from lung cancer, US media reported on Saturday, including entertainment site TMZ. BJ Thomas broke with the hit song “Raindrops Keep Fallin ‘On My Head” – the soundtrack to “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” – but he also made an impression earlier with the love song “Hooked on a Feeling. “, which has sold over a million singles. He also sang the title song of the television series “Growing Pains”. Other hit songs from the singer include “Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”, “Rock and Roll Lullaby”, “I Just Can’t Help Believing” and “Whatever Happened to Old-Fashioned Love”. In March 2021, BJ Thomas announced on his Facebook page that he had lung cancer. He was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Texas, but died more than two months later at his home in Arlington, Texas. The singer leaves behind a wife and three daughters. (Belga)

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