1. Gene McDaniels, Sixties Soul Hitmaker, Dies at 76

    August 03, 2011 1:45 PM EDT Gene McDaniels , a hit-making machine in the 1960s and 1970s best known for writing Roberta Flack 's "Feel Like Makin' Love" and for his own soul-pop gem "Tower of Strength," died at his Maine home on Friday (July 29), his family said. He was 76. The singer…