Howard Tate

Howard Tate

Howard Tate is an American soul music singer and songwriter. After topping the charts in the 1960s, Tate retired from the music business in the late 1970s. He sold securities in the New Jersey and Philadelphia area, and in the 1980s developed a dependence on drugs, ending up living in a homeless shelter. In the mid-1990s Howard Tate began counselling drug abusers and the mentally ill, and worked as a preacher. A Jersey City disc jockey discovered in 2000 Tate's whereabouts, and in spring 2001 Tate played his first date in many years, in New Orleans.... more