born on 27/8/1939 in Atlanta, GA, United States
died on 25/2/2005 in Livonia, MI, United States
Edward "Eddie" Roy Patten (August 27, 1939February 25, 2005) was an Atlanta, Georgia-born R&B/soul singer, best known as a member of Gladys Knight & the Pips. He was lead singer Gladys Knight's first cousin. Along with the group, he was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
Patten suffered from diabetes, and died of a stroke at St. Mary's Hospital in Livonia, Michigan, where he resided. He was 65 years old. He is interred at Detroit's historic Woodlawn Cemetery at Eight Mile Road and Woodward Avenue.
|Gladys Knight & the Pips|
|* Gladys Knight
|Studio albums||* Everybody Needs Love
|Soundtrack albums||* Claudine|
|Compilation albums||* The Ultimate Collection|
|Singles||* "Every Beat of My Heart"
|Related topics||* Discography|