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Jo Jo Benson Funeral Expenses

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Joseph Hewell aka Jo Jo Benson was born in Phenix City, Alabama, and began singing in nightclubs when in his teens. He joined Chuck Willis as a backing singer in the early 1960s, before joining forces with fellow singer Peggy Scott.  Their first recording, "Lover's Holiday", reached #8 on the Billboard R&B chart and #31 on the pop chart in 1968, eventually becoming a Gold record. They followed it up with "Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries" for which they were nominated for a Grammy.

December 23rd, 2014 Jo Jo Benson died of natural causes. The last few years have been difficult with health and business difficulties. Financial help is needed to pay proper funeral for this amazing entertainer.  Please join those of us who have been touched by Jo Jo's music by contributing today.

Thank you and God Bless You!


  • Tommie Baugh
    • $25 
    • 9 yrs


Ricky Steele
Marietta, GA

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