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Teddy Pendergrass Looks Back on Soulful Career

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Teddy Pendergrass Looks Back on Soulful Career

Teddy Pendergrass Looks Back on Soulful Career

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It's been 25 years since a car crash left legendary soul singer Teddy Pendergrass paralyzed.

But as he tells Farai Chideya, he's still inspired.

His new CD retrospective, The Essential Teddy Pendergrass, focuses on the scope of his amazing career.