The Temptations

The Temptations

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American vocal group known for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.
With their distinct harmonies, choreography, & flashy wardrobe, the group was highly influential in the evolution R&B and soul music.

Formed in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan under the name The Elgins (not to be confused with the other Motown act with the same name), they changed their name to The Temptations before being signed at Motown in 1962.
The first Motown recording act to win a Grammy Award, over the course of their career, they have released four Billboard Hot 100 #one singles and fourteen R&B #one singles, making them one of the most successful groups in music history.

The Temptations Family Tree 1961 - 2006

Otis Williams (1960 – present)
Elbridge "Al" Bryant (1960 – 1963)
Melvin Franklin (1960 – 1994)
Eddie Kendricks (1960 – 1971, 1982 reunion)
Paul Williams (1960 – 1971)
David Ruffin (1964 – 1968, 1982 reunion)
Dennis Edwards (1968 –1977, 1980 – 1984, 1987 - 1989)
Ricky Owens (1971)
Richard Street (1971 – 1993)
Damon Harris (1971 – 1975)
Glenn Leonard (1975 – 1982)
Louis Price (1977 – 1980)
Ron Tyson (1983 – present)
Ali-Ollie Woodson (1984 – 1987, 1989 -1998)
Theo Peoples (1992 – 1998)
Ray Davis (1994 - 1996)
Harry McGilberry (1995 - 2003)
Barrington "Bo" Henderson (1998 - 2003)
Terry Weeks (1998 - present)
G.C. Cameron (2003 – present)
Joe Herndon (2003 – present)

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 (Performer).
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The Temptations Discography

Albums

The Temptations Meet The Temptations (Album) Gordy US 1964 Sell This Version
The Temptations The Temptations Sing Smokey (Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1965 Sell This Version
The Temptations The Temptin' Temptations (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy US 1965 Sell This Version
The Temptations Gettin' Ready (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy US 1966 Sell This Version
The Temptations In A Mellow Mood (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy US 1967 Sell This Version
The Temptations With A Lot O' Soul (Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1967 Sell This Version
The Temptations Temptations Live! (Album) Gordy US 1967 Sell This Version
Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations - Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations (Album) Motown Brazil 1968 Sell This Version
Diana Ross And The Supremes With The Temptations Diana Ross And The Supremes With The Temptations - The Original Sound Track From TCB (Album) Motown, Motown Germany 1968 Sell This Version
The Temptations Live At The Copa (Album) Gordy US 1968 Sell This Version
The Temptations Wish It Would Rain (Album) Gordy US 1968 Sell This Version
The Temptations Puzzle People (Album) Gordy, Gordy Germany 1969 Sell This Version
The Temptations The Temptations Show (Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1969 Sell This Version
The Temptations Cloud Nine (Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1969 Sell This Version
Diana Ross And The Supremes & The Temptations Diana Ross And The Supremes & The Temptations - On Broadway (Album) Motown, Motown France 1969 Sell This Version
Diana Ross & The Supremes With The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes With The Temptations - Together (Album) Motown, Motown US 1969 Sell This Version
The Temptations The Temptations' Christmas Card (Album) Gordy US 1970 Sell This Version
The Temptations Live At London's Talk Of The Town (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
The Temptations Psychedelic Shack (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy US 1970 Sell This Version
The Temptations Sky's The Limit (Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1971 Sell This Version
The Temptations Solid Rock (Album) Gordy Italy 1971 Sell This Version
The Temptations All Directions (Album) Gordy UK 1972 Sell This Version
Temptations* Masterpiece (Album) Gordy South Africa 1973 Sell This Version
The Temptations 1990 (Album) Gordy Canada 1973 Sell This Version
The Temptations House Party (Album) Gordy US 1975 Sell This Version