Teddy Pendergrass

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Teddy Pendergrass
Birth nameTheodore DeReese Pendergrass
Born(1950-03-26)March 26, 1950
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedJanuary 13, 2010(2010-01-13) (aged 59)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresR&B, soul, gospel, jazz
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, composer
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar, drums
Years active19702006
LabelsPhiladelphia International
Asylum
Elektra
Surefire/Wind Up
Associated actsHarold Melvin & The Blue Notes
WebsiteOfficial Website

Teddy Pendergrass (real name: Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass) (born March 26, 1950 – died January 13, 2010) was an American R&B and soul singer/songwriter. Pendergrass was paralyzed from the waist down when he was severely injured in an car accident in Philadelphia in 1982.

He died on January 13, 2010 of respiratory failure and is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Albums[change | change source]

Teddy Pendergrass released 13 studio albums during his career:

Year Album
1977 Teddy Pendergrass
1978 Life Is a Song Worth Singing
1979 Teddy
1980 TP
1981 It's Time for Love
1982 This One's for You
1983 Heaven Only Knows
1984 Love Language
1985 Workin' It Back
1988 Joy
1991 Truly Blessed
1993 A Little More Magic
1997 You and I

Websites[change | change source]

Teddy Pendergrass' Official website