Tag Archives: Motown

04Feb/18

Dennis Edwards, a former lead singer of The Temptations, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 10, 2013) (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Grammy-winner Dennis Edwards, who performed lead vocals for some of the chart-topping Motown singles recorded by The Temptations in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at age 74, his manager said on Friday (February 2). Continue reading

12Mar/17

Joni Sledge of “Sister Sledge” fame dies at age 60

Joni Sledge, who along with her siblings formed the group Sister Sledge and recorded the enduring hit “We Are Family,” has died aged 60, representatives for the group said on Saturday.

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23Nov/16

Obama presents his final Medal of Freedom at star-studded event

U.S. President Barack Obama presents his final Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan, Robert Redford, Diana Ross, and Bruce Springsteen among others.
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27Nov/15

The biggest stories of 2015’s music world

Musical records shattered by Adele, plagiarism courtcases, One Direction stepping out of the spotlight are some of the highlights of 2015’s music stories.

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