The rock singer Dennis Edwards died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Lead singer of Motown’s The Temptations, one of the most popular R&B acts of the 1960s and 1970s. He sang solo hits like “Don’t Look Any Further” as well.
He was born in Fairfield, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham, to Reverend Dennis Edwards Sr. and his wife. He had a daughter from his brief marriage to singer Ruth Pointer.
I had a mother who prayed for me, and prayer changes everything.
Marvin Gaye was a friend of mine, and he used to say, ‘Man, I wish I could sing like you – if I could have that growl in my voice.’ And I said, ‘Man, are you kidding me? I want to sing like you. Everybody wants to sing like you.’
Sam Cooke was a gospel singer like myself, and when he crossed over and started singing rock n’ roll, it kind of gave me the green light to go ahead and do it.
We have a portion of our show where we ask everybody to get up and do the Temptation Walk. People 8 to 80 know how to do that Temptation Walk.
We never do two shows the same way. The audience has a lot to do with that spontaneity, and it’s our job to satisfy them.