Monday, March 30, 2009

Carlis "Sonny" Munro RIP

Photo by Rob Moss

Last week, I picked up this sad message from Souful Detroit:

Carlis "Sonny" Munro, lead singer of the Falcons passed away @ 4am today in Detroit from complications of leukaemia & pnuemonia. He was found lying unconscious in the middle of his living room floor after suffering a major stroke Feb.27,2009 . He was found by one of his children. He was comatose and was rushed to Saiani-Grace Hospital in northwest Detroit where he expired this morning. Funeral arrangements are as follows: the body may be viewed at Pye's Funeral Home,located on Plymouth & Southfield in Detroit,Tuesday,March 31st from 3pm-8pm. The funeral will take place Wednesday, April 1st@ 5:30 pm . More specifics may be obtained from

Sonny had no life insurance and the family is struggling financially to give this great individual a proper ceremony. Any wishing to contribute to the family of the late Sonny Munro can reach his widow, Deborah 3135448201.

Sonny Munro was one of my favourite singers and here is one of my favourites by him:

Sonny Munro (Tears) Can Only Make The Problem Wet Epic

Here's one of my favourite moments from Sonny leading the Falcons:

You can read more about Sonny Munro here:

Rob Moss I Love Detroit: Sonny Munro Interview

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