Edna Wright, sister of Honey Conn Singer and Darlene Love, Des


Edna Wright, best known as the lead singer of The Honey Con, the girl group that went to No. 1 on the Hot 100 with the song “Want Aids” in 1971, has died.


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Wright’s sister, singer Darlene Love, confirmed the news of her demise with a statement posted on social media on Saturday night (12 September).

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Wrote on Facebook, “I am completely shocked by the sudden death of my beautiful baby girl and am so broke. “” Please keep me and my family in your prayers in this hour of grief for us. ”

“I was not settled in Honey Con,” Wright said in an interview in 2019, speaking of her group with Carolyn Willis and Shelley Clarke, formed in the late ’60s. “I had that dream. I saw Diana Ross. I saw Martha Reeves, and I said, ‘Oh, this is unprecedented.’

“It was very positive,” she said, “want ads,” reflecting on the hit. “It was a girl who was really stupid. She was the kind of girl who didn’t know how to speak, and knew how she wanted to reach him. ”

Wright said, “I always try to present positive songs that reflect, that I can look at this life and say, ‘Yes, it was me. I’m proud of that.'”

“We have something that everyone should know. We have one mouth, and we have two ears. We must learn to listen and listen better and speak less, and then we will win what we are going after.

Honey Conn’s chart highlights included 1971’s “Stick Up” as well as 1972’s “One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show” and “The Day I Found My Self”.

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