Eddie Kendricks

Eddie Kendricks bio

Birth Name: Edward James Kendrick

Occupation: Pop Singer

Place Of Birth: AL

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1939

Date Of Death: October 5, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Eddie Kendricks was born on the 17th of December, 1939. He was famous for being a Pop Singer. Co-founder of the Motown singing quintet, The Temptations, who sang lead vocals on “The Way You Do The Things You Do” and “Just My Imagination.”

Eddie Kendricks was born in AL. He started The Temptations with his best friend, Paul Williams, who he met in a church choir in the late 1940s. He had a successful solo career, with several singles becoming staples in the emerging disco scene, including “Keep on Truckin’,” which became a #1 hit.

Eddie Kendricks was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Eddie Kendricks was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Edward James Kendrick is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Eddie’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Eddie Kendricks’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Eddie Kendricks’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Eddie Kendricks kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Eddie Kendricks was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edward James Kendrick
NICKNAME: Eddie “Corn” Kendricks, Eddie Kendrick, Cornbread
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Eddie Kendricks was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Eddie Kendricks was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Eddie Kendricks had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Eddie Kendricks’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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