Today in Black History: December 17, 1939 “The Birth of Eddie Kendricks”

On today in 1939, Eddie Kendricks was born in Union Springs, Alabama. He was a singer, songwriter, and co-founder of the Temptations. Kendricks sang lead for the group from 1960 until 1971. He was best known for his distinctive falsetto. Eddie Kendricks went solo in the 1970’s and had a hit with “Keep on Trukin.” He died of lung cancer in 1992.

To learn more about Eddie Kendricks, click here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s