Tag: Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)”

When Dennis Edwards replaced David Ruffin in the Temptations their sound changed but the hits kept coming...

Temptations - Al Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “I Can’t Get Next To You” – Which Version Gets Next To You?

The muscular Tempts or the slow-burning Al Green. Which version is your favorite?...

The Undisputed Truth

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Undisputed Truth, “Smiling Faces Sometimes”

The Undisputed Truth's hit was one of many in the storied career of producer Norman Whitfield...

Soul Serenade - The Contours

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Contours, “First I Look at the Purse”

The Contours were one of the most high-energy acts ever signed to Motown...

Soul Serenade - Eddie Kendricks

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Kendricks, “Keep On Truckin'”

David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)”

David Ruffin's final single as lead vocalist with the Temptations featured one of his finest performances....

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 28: “Don’t Look Any Further”

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards gets the Jheri Curl Fridays treatment with his 1984 video "Don't Look Any Further."...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “Walk Away From Love”

I have mixed feelings when it comes to telling people about some of the shows I’ve seen. After all, the Beatles in ’64, Dylan...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 29

We’re going to jump right into the songs this week as we have an extended post in order to finish up the letter E in just two weeks....