Gospel music legend Jessy Dixon, who garnered worldwide success in both secular and Christian markets, has died September 26, 2011 at home in Chicago. The 73-year-old succumbed to an undisclosed illness, his sister Miriam Dixon has said. Dixon wrote songs for Cher, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole, and Amy Grant, but was best known for popularizing […]


Legendary gospel singer/songwriter Jessy Dixon died on Monday at his Chicago home. He was 73. Dixon introduced his energetic style of gospel music to wider audiences by serving as pop singer Paul Simon’s opening act, reports the Associated Press. During a career that spanned five decades, Dixon wrote songs for several popular singers, including jazz […]