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The R&B and beach music singer died Nov. 17 at 70 after battling pancreatic and liver cancer. Scott was born in West Virginia, where he had an early R&B career with a group called The Prophets. Their first gold record was in 1968 for "I Got the Fever." Soon they moved to North Carolina, where they changed their named to the Georgia Prophets and began to sing beach music. Some of the band's beach hits included "California" and "Seaside Love." In 1999, Scott was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.