Posts tagged "Teddy Pendergrass"

Whitney Houston’s 10 Best Songs That Radio Forgot

Whitney Houston may be gone, but she will never be forgotten. However, the same can’t be said for some of her singles over the years. Since The Voice appeared on the scene in the mid-’80s, radio has been kind to such classics as “I Will Always Love You”, “How Will I Know”, “The Greatest Love Of All” and “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay”. But what about those Whitney tunes that came and went, never to be spun by DJs again? Following our list of Madonna’s 10 Best Singles That Radio Forgot, we’ve now rounded up what we consider to be the cream of Houston’s overlooked output. More »

Philly Soul Legend Teddy Pendergrass Has Died

Grammy-nominated singer Teddy Pendergrass died yesterday at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania, where he was being treated for colon cancer. He was 59.

Before launching a solo career in the late 1970s, Philadelphia-based Teddy introduced the world to his smooth vocals during his stint as lead singer of Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes. The group racked Philly soul hits like the Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff-produced “The Love I Lost” and “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” (watch below)—nearly inescapable staples on Oldies radio.

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