Related Information for Major Harris American old school R&B singer Major Harris III (February 9, 1947 - November 9, 2012) was the son of a professional guitarist father and a mother who led church choirs. He was the sibling of Joe Jefferson, a songwriter who penned quite a few hits for the Spinners. His cousin is famous ex-record company owner and artist Norman Harris, and his grandparents worked in vaudeville.Harris performed in many different groups throughout his career, including Franki Lymon's Teenagers, the J.. read more