🔊🎉Today, December 17, 1939, Eddie Kendricks was born Edward James Kendricks, in Union Springs, Alabama. Kendricks helped lead a successful, memorable career with The Temptations, and he lead a pretty remarkable solo career. His debut studio album, “All By Myself,” peaked at no. 80 on the US Billboard 200. And the song, ‘It’s So Hard for Me to Say Good-bye,’ peaked at no. 88 on the Hot 100.