Bruce Williamson, Former Temptations Singer, Dead After Reportedly Contracting Covid-19

Written by on September 7, 2020

Former The Temptations singer Bruce Williamson has died on the age of 49.

In keeping with TMZ, Bruce died at his house in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday night time, after a reported battle with Covid-19.

Paying tribute, his son wrote: “There’s no phrases on this planet that may specific how I really feel proper now…

“I really like you Daddy thanks for being superior thanks for being loving thanks for being Who You Are I pray to God and we are going to meet once more. I really like you Daddy [sic].” 

The Temptations have been performing underneath numerous altering line-ups for the reason that 1960s, with Bruce becoming a member of the band in 2007.

Musicians Bruce Williamson (L) and Otis Williams perform during The Temptations appearance at The Canyon Club on March 20, 20

Musicians Bruce Williamson (L) and Otis Williams carry out throughout The Temptations look at The Canyon Membership on March 20, 2015 in Agoura Hills, California.

The Motown band is famend for hits together with My Lady, The Method You Do The Issues You Do and You’re My Every thing.

As a member of The Temptations, Bruce sang on studio albums like Nonetheless Right here and Again To Entrance, in addition to acting on numerous excursions everywhere in the world, alongside founding member Otis Williams.

He additionally made a cameo along with his bandmates within the movie comedy Stroll Arduous: The Dewey Cox Story.

Bruce finally stepped down from the group after eight years in 2015, and was changed by Larry Braggs.

He was as soon as quoted as saying he’d completed “extra in six months of being a Temptation than many artists have completed in a lifetime.” 

Bruce Williamson, Joe Herndon, Otis Williams, Ron Tyson and Terry Weeks at Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 19, 2007. 

Bruce Williamson, Joe Herndon, Otis Williams, Ron Tyson and Terry Weeks at Royal Albert Corridor on Nov. 19, 2007. 

Previous to becoming a member of The Temptations, Bruce was the frontman of the funk cowl band BlackBerry Jam, who carried out in numerous venues on the Las Vegas strip.

It has been reported that previous to his loss of life, he was engaged on a brand new gospel music mission.

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