Soul singer Howard Tate dies in NJ apartment at 72

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2003 file photo, soul singer Howard Tate, 63, poses for a picture during an interview at his home in Vincentown, N.J. Tate, who got a second chance at a musical career three decades after it was derailed by disputes with industry executives, personal tragedy and addiction, died in his New Jersey apartment Friday, Dec. 3, 2011. He was 72. (AP Photo/Brian Branch-Price, File)

December 6, 2011 5:17:29 PM PST
Soul singer Howard Tate has died in his New Jersey apartment a decade after a career resurrection that followed years of tragedy and obscurity.