Delfonics lead singer William ‘Poogie’ Hart dead at 77 | app

NEW YORK (AP) — William “Poogie” Hart, founder of the Grammy-winning trio the Delfonics, who helped write and sing a smooth tenor lead on classic “Sound of Philadelphia” ballads such as “The- La (Means I Love You)” and “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)”, died. He was 77 years old.

His son Hadi told The New York Times on Wednesday that Hart died July 14 at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. The cause was complications during surgery.

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