Death of Howard Tate

August 13, 1939 - December 2, 2011
Burlington City, New Jersey | Age 72

Soul singer dies in NJ apartment at 72
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GEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Soul singer Howard Tate, who got a second chance at a musical career three decades after being derailed by disputes with industry executives, personal tragedy and drug addiction, has died at age 72.

Tate died Friday of natural causes at his apartment in Burlington City, county medical examiner's spokesman Ralph Shrom said.

Tate was born in Macon, Ga., and grew up in Philadelphia, where as a teenager he sang...

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