Profile:
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 Tracks

The Temptations Greatest Hits (Comp) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy US 1966 Sell This Version
SWG-7092 The Temptations Golden R&B(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) Tamla Motown SWG-7092 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
GOLD 0002 Diana Ross And The Supremes, The Four Tops*, Stevie Wonder & The Temptations Diana Ross And The Supremes, The Four Tops*, Stevie Wonder & The Temptations - Diana Ross And The Supremes Plus(LP, Comp, Gat) Tamla Motown GOLD 0002 Australia 1969 Sell This Version
Temptations* Greatest Hits II (Comp, Album) Gordy, Gordy US 1970 Sell This Version
The Temptations The Best Of The Temptations (Comp) Tamla Motown Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
SWX-10009 The Temptations Super Deluxe(LP, Comp) Tamla Motown SWX-10009 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
The Temptations / Stevie Wonder The Temptations / Stevie Wonder - Sky's The Limit / Where I'm Coming From (Comp) Motown, Gordy, Tamla US 1971 Sell This Version
1 13 0920 The Temptations The Temptations(LP, Comp, Club) Supraphon, Gramofonový Klub, Tamla Motown 1 13 0920 Czechoslovakia 1971 Sell This Version
5C 054-93733 Diana Ross & The Supremes* And The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes* And The Temptations - The Best Of Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations(LP, Comp) Motown 5C 054-93733 Netherlands 1972 Sell This Version
0 43 1419, 0 43 1421, 0 43 1422, 0 43 1423 Louis Armstrong, Diana Ross & Supremes*, Temptations*, Four Tops Louis Armstrong, Diana Ross & Supremes*, Temptations*, Four Tops - Album Světových Hitů(4xBox, Single, Comp, Mono) Supraphon, CBS, Supraphon, Tamla Motown, Supraphon, Tamla Motown, Supraphon, Tamla Motown 0 43 1419, 0 43 1421, 0 43 1422, 0 43 1423 Czechoslovakia 1972 Sell This Version
The Temptations Twin Deluxe (Comp) Tamla Motown Japan 1973 Sell This Version
The Temptations Anthology (Comp) Motown UK 1973 Sell This Version
The Temptations Get Ready (Comp) Sounds Superb UK 1973 Sell This Version
The Temptations Anthology 1964-1973 (Comp) Tamla Motown Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
1C 228-94 937, 1 C 228-94 937 The Temptations Anthology Vol.2(Cass, Comp) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown, EMI Electrola, EMI Electrola 1C 228-94 937, 1 C 228-94 937 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
SWX-20003 Temptations* Excellent 20(LP, Comp, Gat) Motown SWX-20003 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
TSM-ST / S 62102 The Temptations Special(2xLP, Album, Comp) Tamla Motown TSM-ST / S 62102 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
SWX-10122 The Temptations Best Collection(LP, Comp, Gat) Tamla Motown SWX-10122 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
STMA 15001 The Temptations Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) Tamla Motown STMA 15001 Asia 1974 Sell This Version
S-32.538 The Temptations Los Mayores Exitos De..(LP, Comp) Tamla Motown S-32.538 Spain 1974 Sell This Version
2C 064-95106 The Temptations Anthology(LP, Comp) Tamla Motown 2C 064-95106 France 1974 Sell This Version
STML-C 6134 The Temptations Temptations Gold(LP, Comp) Tamla Motown STML-C 6134 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
RLC-ST 05014 The Temptations Soul Original Sound(LP, Comp) Rifi Record Company S.p.A. RLC-ST 05014 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
STML 13030 The Temptations Portrait Of The Temptations(LP, Album, Comp) Tamla Motown STML 13030 Greece 1975 Sell This Version
The Temptations Anthology Volume II (Comp) Tamla Motown, Pathé Marconi EMI France 1976 Sell This Version