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Former member of Black Oak Arkansas dies

Published: Jan. 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 7, 2016 at 8:56 PM CST
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - James "Jimi" Henderson, a former member of the band Black Oak Arkansas, died unexpectedly on March 5.

According to his obituary from the Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home, Henderson was a native of Pearl, MS.

He was recruited by Butch Stone Management to play with Ruby Starr. A year later he joined Black Oak Arkansas and toured as a guitarist.

After the break-up of Black Oak Arkansas, he worked in Illinois and Los Angeles before returning to Jackson, MS.

He was 61 years old.

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