By Simon Vozick-Levinson
July 28, 2010 at 05:00 PM EDT

Image Credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesBaritone soul singer Al Goodman died July 26, CNN reports. He was 67 years old and passed away due to heart failure during surgery on a tumor.

Goodman was originally part of The Moments, an R&B group whose hits included 1970’s “Love on a Two Way Street,” later sampled on Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind.” The Moments later evolved into a trio called Ray, Goodman, and Brown. They scored a No. 1 smash with 1980’s “Special Lady.” You can hear both tunes after the jump.

The Music Mix sends its condolences to Al Goodman’s friends, family, and fans.

UPDATE: Due to a captioning error, this post originally pictured Al Goodman’s late bandmate Harry Ray. We sincerely apologize for this mistake.

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