Musician Kenny Rankin dies

Worked with Bob Dylan, Peggy Lee

Veteran singer-songwriter Kenny Rankin has died of lung cancer, a spokesman for his record label said. He was 67.

Mack Avenue Records spokesman Don Lucoff says Rankin died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

In a career spanning 50 years, Rankin worked with such artists as Bob Dylan, wrote songs for Peggy Lee and Mel Torme and released his own acclaimed recordings, including "The Kenny Rankin Album" in 1976.

Lucoff said Monday that funeral arrangements are pending.
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