Robert Edwards


Age: 74

original member of the Philadelphia-based soul group The Intruders who signed with music producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff in 1966 after forming in 1960 as a doo-wop group and helped to define the Philadelphia Sound whose 1968 smash hit Cowboys to Girls topped the rhythm and blues charts and was the first hit song for Gamble & Huff, but the original lineup of The Intruders disbanded in 1975.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: February 22, 1942

Died: October 15, 2016

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania