Tag Archives: Rhythm and blues

04Feb/18

Dennis Edwards, a former lead singer of The Temptations, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 10, 2013) (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Grammy-winner Dennis Edwards, who performed lead vocals for some of the chart-topping Motown singles recorded by The Temptations in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at age 74, his manager said on Friday (February 2). Continue reading

14Apr/15

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies in Louisiana age 73 – agent

Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died at his home in Louisiana aged 73 after battling cancer, his agent said on Tuesday April 14.

The song recorded by Sledge in 1966 was his first single and is considered one of the greatest of all soul songs.