Jim Seals, soft-rock pioneer of Seals and Crofts, dead at 80

CNN reports Jim Seals of the 1970s soft-rock group, Seals and Crofts, has died. He was 80. Seals, alongside his musical partner, Darrel "Dash" Crofts, was responsible for hits like "Summer Breeze," "Get Closer" and "Diamond Girl." "I just learned that James 'Jimmy' Seals has passed. My heart just breaks for his wife Ruby and their children." Brady Seals, relative, via social media. "Please keep them in your prayers. What an incredible legacy he leaves behind." Brady Seals, relative, via social media.

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