Category Archives: Soul/Motown

Aretha Louise Franklin March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer and songwriter. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was minister. … Continue reading

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Dennis Edwards Jr. The Temptations-February 3, 1943 – February 1, 2018

Dennis Edwards Jr. The Temptations (February 3, 1943 – February 1, 2018) was an American soul and R&B singer, notably a lead singer in The Temptations, on Motown Records. Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968, replacing David Ruffin and sang … Continue reading

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