Legendary R&B Singer Teddy Pendergrass was laid to rest in Philadelphia, PA today.
You can view the program here and download your own personal copy here
Also be sure to check out additional reporting from the following media outlets:
CNN: Teddy Pendergrass II: He was 'Dad' to me
Editor's note: Teddy Pendergrass II, 35, is a financial consultant who lives near Philadelphia. He is also father of two children, Alaynna and Teddy III...
Many knew my father, Teddy Pendergrass, as the dynamic, smoky soul singer who sold millions of albums, wooed crowds and made women swoon. He was the man who would "Wake Up Everybody," then "Turn Out The Lights" and "Close the Door."
But to me, he was just Dad.
He was the gentle man who bought me my first baseball glove. He was the guy who took the brand new baseball and scuffed it up on the ground so it was easier to handle. He was the man who would wrap that ball in a belt and slap it in my glove to break it in.
That was my dad.
Dad loved his cars. They were his toys. He would collect them and play with them, alternating between his Corvette, his Ferrari and his Rolls-Royce...[continue reading]
Rolling Stone: Remembering Teddy Pendergrass: The R&B Great's Life in Photos
Legendary producers Gamble & Huff remember the late Teddy Pendergrass
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posted by Soulfull @ 1/23/2010 , ,