NPR logo Lyn Collins, Soul Singer


Lyn Collins, Soul Singer

A funeral service will be held Tuesday in Texas for soul singer Lyn Collins, who died last Sunday at the age of 56. Collins was nicknamed "the Female Preacher" and her powerful voice landed her on center stage with the soul legend James Brown.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.