Van Mccoy

Van Mccoy
1940 - 1979
Van Mccoy  American Musician

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American Musician Van Mccoy was born Van Allen Clinton McCoy on 6th January, 1940 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA and passed away on 6th Jul 1979 Englewood, New Jersey, USA aged 39. He is most remembered for The Hustle. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Van Mccoy is a member of the following lists: American record producers, American singer-songwriters and Grammy Award winners.


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First Name Van
Middle Name Allen Clinton
Last Name McCoy
Full Name at Birth Van Allen Clinton McCoy
Alternative Name King of Disco
Age 39 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th January, 1940
Birthplace Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died 6th July, 1979
Place of Death Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, Record Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Singer, Orchestra Conductor
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame The Hustle
Music Genre (Text) Disco, R&B, Pop
Music Genre R&B, Piano
Year(s) Active 1952–1979
Music Style Disco, Soul
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Stylish, Producer
Instrument Piano, Songwriter, Vocals
Record Label Columbia, Avco, H&L

Van Allen Clinton McCoy (January 6, 1940 – July 6, 1979) was an American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, singer and orchestra conductor. He is known best for his 1975 internationally successful song "The Hustle". He has approximately 700 song copyrights to his credit, and is also noted for producing songs for such recording artists as Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Stylistics, Aretha Franklin, Brenda & the Tabulations, David Ruffin, Peaches & Herb, Lesley Gore and Stacy Lattisaw.

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Van Mccoy39 CapricornMusician
Stacy Lattisaw55 SagittariusVocalist


Rock Concert1973Himself 1 episode, 1977TV Show
The Mike Douglas Show1961Composer (1 episode, 1966)TV Show




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