Skip to comments.Damon Harris, Who Sang With the Temptations, Dies at 62
Posted on 03/16/2013 10:26:31 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Damon Harris, who sang with the Temptations on many of their hits of the 1970s, died here on Feb. 18. He was 62.
The cause was prostate cancer, said Chuck Woodson, his cousin and a family spokesman.
Mr. Harris was a decade younger than anyone else in the Temptations when he joined in 1971, replacing Eddie Kendricks. He was the lead singer on Papa Was a Rollin Stone, the groups last No. 1 single, and was also heard on Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are), Masterpiece and other hits. He left in 1975.
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he got to live a lot longer than most of us on this site probably will.
No worry, Temptations will live forever. Like the Drifters (there are more than one of those) and so many others.
I was the one white boy in a funk band way back when. This was one of our more popular tunes.
Not true at all. Otis Williams who was a founding member, is still singing and leading the Temptations. It seems like he was always the leader, even though he rarely sings lead.
I was, or it was Just My Imagination... runnin away with me
He was 62.
I find that all the adults I watched as a ten year old child on TV were really only a few months older than I.
I believe it was Otis who said he didn’t meet Barry Gordy more than two times.
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