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

911 The Temptations Meet The Temptations (Album) Gordy 911 US 1964 Sell This Version
GLP-912 The Temptations The Temptations Sing Smokey (Album) Gordy GLP-912 US 1965 Sell This Version
STML 11023 The Temptations The Temptin' Temptations (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy STML 11023 UK 1965 Sell This Version
GLPS-918 The Temptations Gettin' Ready (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy GLPS-918 US 1966 Sell This Version
S-924, GORDY 924, GS 924 The Temptations In A Mellow Mood (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy S-924, GORDY 924, GS 924 US 1967 Sell This Version
G 922 The Temptations With A Lot O' Soul (Album) Gordy, Gordy G 922 US 1967 Sell This Version
GOR-A-921 The Temptations Temptations Live! (Album) Gordy GOR-A-921 US 1967 Sell This Version
MS679 Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations - Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations (Album) Motown MS679 Brazil 1968 Sell This Version
STM 682 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 STM 682 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
GLPS-938 The Temptations Live At The Copa (Album) Gordy GLPS-938 US 1968 Sell This Version
GLPS-927 The Temptations Wish It Would Rain (Album) Gordy GLPS-927 US 1968 Sell This Version
1C 054-90 687 The Temptations Puzzle People (Album) Gordy, Gordy 1C 054-90 687 Germany 1969 Sell This Version
GS 933, GLPS-933 The Temptations The Temptations Show (Album) Gordy, Gordy GS 933, GLPS-933 US 1969 Sell This Version
GLPS-939, GS939 The Temptations Cloud Nine (Album) Gordy, Gordy GLPS-939, GS939 US 1969 Sell This Version
2C 062 - 90.961, C062 - 90961 Diana Ross And The Supremes & The Temptations Diana Ross And The Supremes & The Temptations - On Broadway (Album) Motown, Motown 2C 062 - 90.961, C062 - 90961 France 1969 Sell This Version
MS 692, S-692 Diana Ross & The Supremes With The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes With The Temptations - Together (Album) Motown, Motown MS 692, S-692 US 1969 Sell This Version
GS 951, GLPS-951 The Temptations The Temptations' Christmas Card (Album) Gordy GS 951, GLPS-951 US 1970 Sell This Version
5C 054 91 129 The Temptations Live At London's Talk Of The Town (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy 5C 054 91 129 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
GS947, GORDY 947, S 947 The Temptations Psychedelic Shack (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy GS947, GORDY 947, S 947 US 1970 Sell This Version
GS957 The Temptations Sky's The Limit (Album) Gordy, Gordy GS957 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 60022 The Temptations Solid Rock (Album) Gordy ST 60022 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
G 962L The Temptations All Directions (Album) Gordy G 962L US 1971 Sell This Version
TMC 5245 (G 965L) Temptations* Masterpiece (Album) Gordy TMC 5245 (G 965L) South Africa 1973 Sell This Version
G 966V1 The Temptations 1990 (Album) Gordy G 966V1 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
G7 973 HC The Temptations House Party (Album) Gordy G7 973 HC US 1975 Sell This Version