Teddy Pendergrass in 1970 was known for his distinctive voice and soulful love songs.
Teddy Pendergrass, who was stylish and a sex sympbol, performing in September 1979.
Pendergrass singing on his classic love songs in September 1979.
Pendergrass was part of the soulful musical movement that came out of Philadelphia that told the Black stories of love and life through rhythm and blues.
The soul singer photographed in 1970.
Teddy Pendergrass performing live at The Victoria Apollo in London in 1981.
Teddy Pendergrass performing at the Victoria Apollo in London in 1981.
Teddy Pendergrass performs in Chicago. His love songs are a part of the African American experience.
Teddy Pendergrass performing at New York City’s Lincoln Center at Avery Fisher Hall in September 1978.
Teddy Pendergrass, Meat Loaf and Deborah Harry of Blondie in 1970.
Pendergrass worked with McFadden & Whitehead when he was a singer with Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes.
Stephanie Mills and Teddy Pendergrass; performing together in 1970.
In 1982 Pendergrass was in a car accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down, but he kept making beautiful music.
Teddy Pendergrass performs at the “Love Train: The Sound Of Philadelphia” concert on June 7, 2008 at the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City.
Teddy Pendergrass with Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford backstage after performing at the Live Aid benefit.
Teddy Pendergrass in 2002 at the New Orleans Jazz Festival.
“Teddy 25: A Celebration of Life, Hope & Possibilities” poses with Patti LaBelle and Mo’Nique on June 10, 2007.
Teddy Pendergrass at R&B Foundation Press Conference to announce 2008 Pioneer Award nominees April 30, 2008 at the Lowe’s Hotel in Philadelphia.
Teddy Pendergrass Reception
Caption: Teddy Pendergrass With Comedian Billy Connolly At A Reception, London 09/02/1982 (Sony Music Archive/Getty Images/Terry Lott)
Date created: 09 Feb 1982
Teddy Pendergrass hits include: “Close the Door,” “Joy,” and “I Don’t Love You Anymore.”