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Jim Seals, co-founder of ’70s group Seals & Crofts, dead at ’80s

Jim Seals, half-musician of famous soft-rock duo Seals & Crofts, has died. He was 80 years old.

Seals died on Monday and was confirmed by many family members and friends on social media. His cousin, Brady Seals – a former member of the country band Little Texas – shared the news on social media Monday night.

“I just learned that James ‘Jimmy’ Seals has passed,” Brady wrote with a picture of his late cousin. “My heart simply breaks for his wife Ruby and their children. Please keep him in your prayers. What an incredible legacy he has left behind.”

Jim formed Seals & Crofts with fellow musician Darrell George “Dash” Crofts, and the two released their first, self-titled album in 1969. The pair released 15 more albums together until they disbanded in 1980. They reunited several times, before coming together for their final album in 2004, scar,

The duo is best known for the hit songs “Diamond Girl,” “Summer Breeze,” “We May Never Pass This Way (Again)” and “Get Closer.”

Seal and Croft

Seal and Croft

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Jim is survived by his wife Ruby and their three children.

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