2012 – Jimmy Ellis, the lead singer of the hit “Disco Inferno” on This Day in Rock!

2012 – Jimmy Ellis, the lead singer of the hit “Disco Inferno” on This Day in Rock!  The singer died from complications from Alzheimer’s disease in Rock Hill, South Carolina at the age of 74. Ellis and The Trammps formed in the 70’s and had their greatest success with “Disco Inferno” in the movied Saturday Night Fever with John Travolta. The band recieved a Grammy when the Soundtrack won Album of the year in 1979.

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