Dennis Edwards of The Temptations Dies

Grammy-winning singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dennis Edwards, an unmistakable voice of classic Motown vocal group the Temptations, died Thursday (Feb. 1, 2018) of complications from meningitis, his family confirms. Mr. Edwards, who lived in Florissant with his wife, Brenda Edwards, was 74; he would have been 75 on Saturday (Feb.…

Billy Paul, Dies at 80

CNN.com reports: Billy Paul, the Grammy-winning soul singer of the 1970s hit “Me and Mrs. Jones,” has died, a statement on his official website said. He was 80. Paul died at home Sunday after a “serious medical condition,” the statement read. The song about an affair with the mysterious “Mrs. Jones” reached No. 1 and…

Pop Icon PRINCE, Dies at Age 57

AP News reports: Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ”Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press that…

Bobby Rogers of The Miracles, Dies at 73

DETROIT (Reuters) – Singer Bobby Rogers, a founding member of the hit-making Motown group the Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died on Sunday in suburban Detroit after a lengthy illness, family members and associates said. He was 73. Rogers was a tenor in the original Motown lineup of the group that also included Robinson as…