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You may not recognize the name, but if you love Classic Rock you've certainly heard her sing. Clydie King, a backing vocalist featured on a slew of amazing songs, passed away on January 7th due to complications related to dialysis. 
Credited as 'Brown Sugar' on some recordings, King's superb voice is heard on albums by the Rolling Stones (Exile on Main Street), Humble Pie (Eat It), Steely Dan (Can't Buy A Thrill, The Royal Scam, Aja), Bob Dylan (Saved, Shot Of Love, infidels), Linda Ronstadt (Heart Like A Wheel, Don't Cry Now), Joe Walsh (The Smoker You Are, The Player You Get), Joe Cocker (Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced 'Leh-nerd-Skin-erd), Elton John (Caribou), Ray Charles, BB King, and many others. She also released four solo albums.