Watch: Pete BBE and John Morales discuss Teddy Pendergrass – The Voice – Remixed With Philly Love
BBE Music's Peter Adarkwah and John Morales chat about new album 'Teddy Pendergrass - The Voice - Remixed With Philly Love', out March 11th 2022 on vinyl and CD.
This exploration of 1970s Philly soul at its apex focuses on one of the era’s defining voices, Theodore DeReese Pendergrass. Born in Philadelphia in 1950, Pendergrass sang church music at age two, and was ordained a minister at ten years old.
Having learned drums and played in local bands during his teens, at 20 he was hired as a drummer for the Blue Notes by group leader Harold Melvin. After being spotted singing along onstage, he was soon appointed lead singer, and the rest is history…