Richard ‘Popcorn’ Wylie 1939-2008

Richard ‘Popcorn’ Wylie died suddenly on September 7th, aged 69. He was best known as a producer and songwriter, and was one of the Motown pioneers. He left the label in 1962 and had a checkered career after that, appearing as a performer on various labels, as well as doing freelance writing and production work.

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