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‘Angel Baby’ singer Rose Hamlin dies at 71

The singer of the 1960s hit “Angel Baby,” a song covered by artists such as John Lennon and Linda Ronstadt, has died.

She was aged 71.

Rose Hamlin, the lead singer of Rosie and the Originals, died in her sleep on March 30, according to a post by her daughter, Debbie Cray, on the late performer’s website.

Hamlin was born Rosalie Hamlin on July 21, 1945, in Oregon. She was raised in Alaska before moving to California when she was a preteen.

Hamlin was 14 years old when she penned “Angel Baby,” a song that Lennon would later call one of his all-time favorites.

Hamlin lived in New Mexico at the time of her death, reports Fox News.

She left behind Cray, Sanders, and son Joey Tafolla, along with four grandchildren.

May she rest in peace……….

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