The death of beloved R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass at the age of 59 last week shocked fans, who are mourning the musician at viewing in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania today. According to KYW1060.com, hundreds of people showed up to pay their respects before tomorrow's funeral. Teddy Pendergrass passed away last week (Getty) Hamin Melvin, son of soul singer Harold Melvin, was among them. He said, "You can't get no better than that. And after Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes he was ordained to do...Read Full Story
Tenika Watson, a transsexual nightclub performer, was in the car the night of March 18, 1982 when R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass crashed his Rolls-Royce, and became paralyzed from the waist down. The crash happened in Philadelphia when the car hit a guardrail and crossed over into the opposite lane before hitting trees, trapping the two in the vehicle Tenika, whose original name was John Watson, was relatively unhurt. Pendergrass was driving with a suspended license for unpaid traffic...Read Full Story
Teddy Pendergrass, an R&B legend, passed away yesterday at 59 after a battle with colon cancer. He was diagnosed with cancer last year, and apparently had trouble recovering from a surgery. He died at Bryn Mawr Hospital outside of Philadelphia, according to RollingStone.com. Teddy Pendergrass (Rollingstone.com) Pendergrass was nominated for 5 Grammys throughout his career, and is best known for hits such as "If You Don't Know Me By Now," and "Close the Door." He made a duet with Whitney...Read Full Story
Teddy Pendergrass was one of the most successful R&B singers of the '70s and '80s. He died at 59 in January 2010 after a battle with colon cancer. See more news and information about Teddy Pendergrass here.