Van McCoy

Pop music, Musical Artist

1940 – 1979

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Who was Van McCoy?

Van Allen Clinton McCoy professionally known as Van McCoy. was an accomplished musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, and orchestra conductor. He is known best for his 1975 internationally successful song "The Hustle". He has approximately 700 song copyrights to his credit, and is also noted for producing songs for such recording artists as Gladys Knight and the Pips, The Stylistics, Aretha Franklin, Brenda & The Tabulations, David Ruffin, Peaches & Herb, and Stacy Lattisaw.

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Born
Jan 6, 1940
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Van Mc Coy
  • Van Mac Coy
  • Van Allen Clinton McCoy
  • McCoy, Van
  • King of Disco
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Howard University
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.
Died
Jul 6, 1979
Englewood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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