CHICAGO – Dennis Edwards, the former lead singer of The Temptations, died Thursday, according to multiple media reports. He was 74.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Edwards’ wife said the singer died at a hospital in Chicago of complications from meningitis.
Edwards, an Alabama native, joined The Temptations in 1968. He ventured into a solo career in 1984 with “Don’t Look Any Further.”
The crooner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
Edwards would have turned 75 on Saturday.