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Eddie Kendricks

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Eddie Kendricks: A Temptation No More

Report and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 16 April 1971

A MOTOWN News Release, dated March 19, 1971, confirmed something that we had been hearing about for several weeks – namely that Eddie Kendricks, lead ...

Eddie Kendricks: All By Myself (Tamla)

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 14 May 1971

WHEN WE first reported the fact that Eddie Kendricks had recorded a solo album, we never imagined that the album would in fact be the ...

Eddie Kendricks: Holding On

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 2 March 1973

2008 intro: Eddie Kendricks had enjoyed critical acclaim with his groundbreaking 1972 People, Hold On album. The former Temptation had to experience a commercial mainstream ...

When Temptation Got The Best Of Eddie Kendricks

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc, 10 March 1973

IT'S A big decision quitting a world-famous group, especially when they're on top, and look like sitting pretty for a long while. So it was ...

Eddie Kendricks, The Delfonics: Apollo Theater, New York NY

Live Review by Vernon Gibbs, New Musical Express, 22 September 1973

Hot night at the Apollo ...

Eddie Kendricks: Success is a Temptation

Profile and Interview by Robin Katz, Record Mirror, 24 November 1973

IT TAKES a lot of courage to leave a successful group and go solo. Sitting on top of the American charts with the year's hottest ...

Eddie Kendricks: The Son of Sagittarius

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 7 May 1974

THE BRIGHTEST star on the horizon at the end of 1973 and beginning of 1974 was undoubtedly Eddie Kendricks, one-time lead vocalist with the world's ...

Eddie Kendricks: The Hit Man Hits Again

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 22 July 1975

IF EVER an album was aptly titled it is the new Eddie Kendricks' Tamla set – The Hit Man. ...

Kendricks, the hit man

Interview by Kevin Allen, Record Mirror, 13 September 1975

TAMLA MOTOWN have dubbed him "The Hit Man" and it's no misnomer. For while 'Keep On Truckin'' is the only cut to have made the ...

The Philly Connection starring Eddie Kendricks

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 2 March 1976

B&S undercover agent probes Soul star's defection to another town ...

Kendricks To Quit Motown

Interview by David Hancock, National RockStar, 26 February 1977

EDDIE HENDRICKS is quitting Tamla Motown. ...

Kendricks Tempts The Mind And Body

Profile and Interview by Robin Katz, Record Mirror, 5 March 1977

EDDIE KENDRICKS, I'm sorry to say, is not the man he used to be. Thirteen years ago he was one of the Temptations, and was ...

The Two Sides of Eddie Kendricks

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 31 January 1978

There's the man who goes on stage to work and the guy off-stage who's just a member of the public. "It's important those two people ...

Motown No Longer Lures Temptations Vet

Interview by Ben Fong-Torres, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 September 1986

Chill reheated career but Kendrick has bad memories ...

see also Temptations, The


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