Sarah Dash, Who Sang on ‘Lady Marmalade’ with Patti Labelle, Dies

Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade” — has died. She was 76.

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FILE - Nona Hendryx, from left, Patti LaBelle, and Sarah Dash, of the group LaBelle, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2009. Dash, who co-founded of the all-female singing group, best known for their raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade,” has died. She was 76. Labelle and Hendryx announced their bandmate's death Monday on social media. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade” — has died. She was 76. Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx completed the trio. They announced Dash’s death Monday on social media. No cause of death was disclosed. “We spoke a musical language, music says it best. Singing brought us together,” wrote Hendryx. “Sarah Dash was an awesomely talented, beautiful and loving…

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