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"Rock and roll music," Frank Sinatra once said, "is the most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear." Thankfully, not everyone shares his opinion. The rise of youth culture saw rock music become perhaps the most vital artform of the late 20th century, and its influence continues today. This memorial site was created to celebrate musical legends who still keep us rocking.
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2/3/1943 - 2/1/2018

Remembering the life, death and rock 'n' roll legacy of Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards, lead singer of Motown's famed vocal group The Temptations, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, according to multiple news sources. He was 74. His family told CBS News that he died in Chicago, two days before he would have turned 75. According to The Associated Press, his booking agent, Rosiland Riche Roberts, said that Edwards died after a long illness. Edwards replaced David Ruffin as lead vocalist of The Temptations in 1968. He brought soulful lead vocals to the band's...
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