The Temptations Review
with Dennis Edwards

After a stint with The Contours, The Temptations officially introduced Dennis Edwards on July 9, 1968 on stage in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. With his rougher gospel-hewn vocals, Edwards led the group through its psychedelic, funk, and disco periods; two of the Temptations songs he appears on, Cloud Nine (1968) and Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (1972), won Grammy Awards. Edwards was the lead singer on many or the other Temptations hits including “I Cant’ Get Next To you” Ball of Confusion” “Psychedelic Shack” and “My Girl”. The Temptations became one of the most successful Motown groups in the world.

In 1984 Motown re-launched Edwards' solo career, and he had a hit with the 1984 single Don't Look Any Further, which is a favorite of many fans. Dennis Edwards has received 7 Grammy Awards, 14 Gold Records, has sold over 100,000,000 recordings worldwide, is a member of the Alabama Hall of Fame and performed in Washington DC for the 2009 Inaugural Ball for President Obama. Edward’s television credits include many guest appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Motown’s 25th Anniversary, PBS Soul to Soul Special, Feed the Children and TV One – Jeff Majors Show.

Dennis Edwards is versatile and skilled artist. He is a true legend in the recording industry. The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards continue to deliver the authentic MOTOWN sound to audiences around the world with their live performances.

 

 

 
   
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