Rick Stevens, who served as lead singer of Tower of Power in its early years, lending his vocals to the East Bay funk group’s signature 1972 hit, “You’re Still a Young Man,” died on Tuesday, Sept. 5. He was 77. Mr. Stevens was diagnosed with cancer three months ago, according to his son and manager Clarence Maloney. Mr. Stevens, who joined Tower of Power in 1969, replacing Rufus Miller, appeared on the band’s first two albums, 1970’s “East Bay Grease” and 1972’s “Bump City,” playing a significant role in developing the outfit’s powerhouse, horn-fueled R&B sound. He left the group after the second album was released, just as Tower of Power was on the cusp of a major breakthrough.
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