Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Walter "Bunny" Sigler, a Singer, Songwriter and Producer Who Helped Create "The Sound of Philadelphia," Has Died

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Walter "Bunny" Sigler, a Singer, Songwriter and Producer Who Helped Create "The Sound of Philadelphia," Has Died

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Walter "Bunny" Sigler * The singer, songwriter and producer who helped create "The Sound of Philadelphia" in the 1970s, has died.

His longtime attorney, Lloyd Zane Remick, said Mr. Sigler died of a heart attack Friday (Oct. 6, 2017) at his home outside Philadelphia. He was 76.

Mr. Sigler worked with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff in developing a genre that blended soul, funk and big band styles, and cemented the city in the country's musical landscape with its lush horn ensembles and smooth vocals.

Gamble said Mr. Sigler was one of the most talented songwriters and producers he ever worked with, and "more importantly, he was like family to us."

As a performer, Mr. Sigler was known for such hits as "Let the Good Times Roll & (Feel So Good). …

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