Eddie Kendricks

Rhythm and blues, Musical Artist

1939 – 1992

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Who was Eddie Kendricks?

Edward James Kendrick, best known by the stage name Eddie Kendricks, was an American singer and songwriter. Noted for his distinctive falsetto singing style, Kendricks co-founded the Motown singing group The Temptations, and was one of their lead singers from 1960 until 1971. His was the lead voice on such famous songs as "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "Get Ready", and "Just My Imagination". As a solo artist, Kendricks recorded several hits of his own during the 1970s, including the number-one single "Keep On Truckin'".

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Born
Dec 17, 1939
Union Springs
Also known as
  • Eddie Kendrick
  • Edward James Kendrick
  • Kendricks, Eddie
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Birmingham
Died
Oct 5, 1992
Birmingham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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