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11.09.2009

Before I Was Born: Intimate Friends

Once a former lead singer for The Temptations, Eddie Kendricks decided to break from the group and begin his solo career in 1971. Slowly making a name for himself separate of the legendary quintet, Kendricks produced classics like 1977s Intimate Friends, a song that has been sampled many times over in the last two decades. From Alicia Keys to Snoop Dogg, check out the original and the many ways it has been reinvented after the jump.