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.
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