Jackie Shane, Transgender Pioneer Of 1960s Soul Music, Dies At 78

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/pablopicasso

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The New York Times reports that Jackie Shane, a black transgender soul singer who packed nightclubs in 1960s Toronto before she stepped out of the spotlight for decades, only to re-emerge with a Grammy-nominated record in her 70s, has died.

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