Dennis Edwards of The Temptations has died
Dennis Edwards, who was lead singer for Motown icons The Temptations, died today (2/2), one day shy of his 75th birthday. No cause of death has been given.
Edwards joined The Temptations in 1968, around the same time the vocal group began incorporating psychedelic soul and funk into their sound. He sang on such Temptations singles as "Cloud Nine," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," "Ball of Confusion," "Psychedelic Shack," and "Masterpiece."
Edwards was fired from The Temptations in 1977 but rejoined the group from 1980 - 1984. He also had a few solo R&B hits, such as his duet with Siedah Garrett, "Don't Look Any Further."
Rest in peace, Dennis. Your music lives on. Check out a few of The Temptations' classics with Edwards, below.