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Ollie Woodson Died May 30, 2010

By JJ Duncan on
R&B Singer Ollie Woodson, a vocalist who gained notoriety as the lead singer for the Temptations, died May 30 after a long battle with cancer. The singer was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008 and fought the disease for nearly 18 months before his death. Before his struggles with leukemia, Ollie Woodson had a long history with throat cancer. The singer was first diagnosed while he was with the Temptations and after having the cancer removed he would have to go under the knife twice more to...Read Full Story

Ali 'Ollie' Woodson Dead at 58

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesAli "Ollie" Woodson, the former lead singer for The Temptations, passed away at 58 yesterday after a battle with cancer. According to JustJared, the singer was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008. Woodson wasn't an original member of The Temptations, but he sang with the group for a number of years and co-wrote and co-produced one of the band's most popular songs, "Treat Her Like a Lady." Ali's last album with The Temptations was in 1995. Following his singing career, he played a...Read Full Story