On this day in 1972, Soul Singer Linda Jones collapsed into a diabetic coma and later died after a show at the Apollo Theatre. She was only 27. Linda was best known for her 1967 #1 record, Hypnotized, written by Richard Poindexter and Gloria Spolding.

For more on the history of Linda Jones, as well as a personal recollection of that fateful night, please visit The Chancellor of Soul.