'War' was deemed a little too forthright to be a Temptations single, but Edwin made it a powerful message song and a huge hit.
It wasn't the 3rd of September, but the 14th of October 1972 that the Temptations topped the Hot 100 with ‘Papa Was A Rollin' Stone.’
Released on 6 March,1970, 'Psychedelic Shack' was the Temptations psychedelic album that completed their journey into a more experimental sound.
It's October 18 1969, and the Temptations have America’s new favourite pop single with ‘I Can’t Get Next To You.’
The No. 1s came thick and fast for the Temptations in the late 60s. 46 years ago, the Tempts got their fourth in 20 months with ‘I Can’t Get Next To You.’
The Nation’s Favourite Motown Song ended with the revelation that the Tamla track that won the vote was… Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’.
It's the groups of Motown who have largely defined the sound and soul sent around the world from “Hitsville U.S.A.” at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.