Richard Street, who sang with the Temptations from the early 1970s until 1993, died in Las Vegas earlier today. Via Pitchfork:
Before Street joined the Temptations, he worked in Motown’s quality control department. He was also a member of the 1960s Detroit soul band the Monitors. They had a minor hit with “Say You”.
Street’s tenure in the Temptations lasted from the early 1970s to 1993. He joined the group around the same time as Damon Harris, who died on February 18. Street sang on hits including “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Masterpiece”.
Street was 70.