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Bonny "Mack" Rice (November 10, 1933 – June 27, 2016), sometimes credited as Sir Mack Rice, was an American songwriter and singer.[1] His best-known composition, and biggest hit as a solo performer, was "Mustang Sally." He also wrote "Respect Yourself" with Luther Ingram.

Mack Rice
Birth nameBonny Rice
Also known asSir Mack Rice
Born(1933-11-10)November 10, 1933
Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedJune 27, 2016(2016-06-27) (aged 82)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
Associated actsThe Falcons, Wilson Pickett, Luther Ingram

Rice died on June 27, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan from complications of Alzheimer's disease, aged 82.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Warner, Jay (2006-04-01). American singing groups: a history from 1940 to today. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 179–. ISBN 978-0-634-09978-6. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
  2. Mehr, Bob (June 27, 2016)."'Mustang Sally' author 'Sir' Mack Rice dies", Commercial Appeal.