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).


The Temptations Discography Tracks

Various I Know) I'm Losing You and 5 more… Various - Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever MGM Home Entertainment UK 1983 Sell This Version
7 Various Treat Her Like A Lady Various - The Video Pool #7 (November '84)(VHS, PAL, Comp, Promo) The Video Pool 7 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Various The Way You Do The Things You Do and 2 more… Various - The Sounds Of Motown - Ready Steady Go! Special Edition (Comp) Sony, Picture Music US 1985 Sell This Version
VA 17239 Various My Girl Various - Casey Kasem's Rock 'n Roll Goldmine (The Soul Years)(VHS) Vestron Video International VA 17239 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
WNR 1087 Various Under The Boardwalk (Live) Various - Eighties - Video Stars Of 1987(VHS, Comp, PAL) Wienerworld Presentation WNR 1087 UK 1989 Sell This Version
Oktober´89 Various All I Want From You Various - Virgin Video Show Oktober´89(VHS, Comp, Promo, PAL) Virgin Oktober´89 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
none Various Papa Was A Rolling Stone Various - El Mejor Rock De Todos Los Tiempos - 1972(VHS, Comp, Promo, PAL) Video Coleccion none Spain 1990 Sell This Version
Februar´90 Various Soul To Soul Various - Video Show Februar´90(VHS, Promo, PAL) Virgin Februar´90 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
MC 2084 Various Papa Was A Rolling Stone Various - Seventies Rock & Pop 72(VHS, Comp) Music Club MC 2084 UK 1991 Sell This Version
RNVD 1451 Various My Girl Various - Shindig! Presents Motor City Magic(VHS, Comp, NTSC) Rhino Home Video RNVD 1451 US 1991 Sell This Version
332 Various My Girl Various - Muvi - Music-Show On Video 05/92 Teil 2 FNL(VHS, Promo, PAL) MUVI 332 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
93 Various My Girl Various - The Video Pool No. 93 (March '92)(VHS, Comp, Promo, PAL) The Video Pool 93 UK 1992 Sell This Version
7086 Various Treat Her Like A Lady Various - Muvi - Music-Show On Video 10/93 Teil 1(VHS, Promo, PAL) MUVI 7086 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
DVD6334 Various I Can't Get Next To You Various - Music Scene: The Best Of 1969-1970(DVD-V, D/Sided, NTSC) MPI Home Video DVD6334 US 2000 Sell This Version
R2 976082 Various I'm Going To Make You Love Me and 8 more… Various - Ed Sullivan's Rock 'N' Roll Classics(9xDVD-V, Comp, NTSC + Box) Rhino Home Video R2 976082 US 2002 Sell This Version
05-81565 Various (I Know) I'm Losing You Various - Rock'n Roll Forever: Ed Sullivan's Greatest Hits(DVD-V, NTSC) GoodTimes Entertainment, SOFA Home Entertainment 05-81565 USA & Canada 2003 Sell This Version
Various Untitled Various - The Legend Of Motown Live At The Apollo Theater 1985 WOWOW Japan 2004 Sell This Version
EREDV513 various I Can't Get Next To You various - Legends Of Soul - R&B Greats(DVD-V, Comp, PAL, Dol) Eagle Vision EREDV513 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
EREDV394 Various Get Ready and 2 more… Various - The Soul Of The Motor City(DVD-V, Multichannel, PAL) Eagle Vision, SOFA Home Entertainment EREDV394 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
EREDV392 Various My Girl/I Know I'm Losing You Various - Elvis Presley & Other Rock Greats(DVD-V, Comp, PAL, Dol) Eagle Vision EREDV392 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
EREDV393 Various Psychedelic Shack Various - Rockin' The Sixties(DVD) Eagle Vision EREDV393 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
62 3 4026 Various My Girl Various - Rock Goldmine(3xDVD-V) Black Hill Pictures 62 3 4026 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
162.096 Various Papa Was A Rolling Stone Various - Remember The 70s(2xDVD-V + Box) MCP Sound & Media 162.096 2004 Sell This Version
EREDV401 Various (I Know) I'm Losing You Various - Rock 'N' Roll Forever(DVD-V, PAL) SOFA Entertainment EREDV401 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
EREDV512 Various Psychedelic Shack and 4 more… Various - Motown Gold On The Ed Sullivan Show(DVD, PAL, Comp) Eagle Vision EREDV512 Europe 2005 Sell This Version