The sole surviving co-founder of the Motown legends talks to us about his place in their history, the smash hit Broadway musical of their story and much more.
From the superb catalogue of the Emperors of Soul, 20 of the best Temptations songs in this exclusive playlist, including their latest album 'All The Time'.
Ain’t Too Proud - The Life of the Temptations topped the Tony Awards list with 12 nominations, including Best New Musical.
The group's brilliant vocal performance on another memorable Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong composition climbed to No. 1.
The album completed the group's transition to a more experimental sound, heavily influenced by psychedelic rock and by their adventurous producer, Norman Whitfield.
The aspirational nature of the song's lyric was especially appropriate for co-writer Harry Booker, who had once been a shoeshine boy himself.
If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
In the golden era of the Temptations, Kendricks' light, acrobatic voice was the perfect foil for the gritty tones of the equally brilliant David Ruffin.
Whitfield and Barrett Strong's psychedelic soul story of a wayward father and the family he left behind became a Motown classic.
The duo's version of 'Only You Know And I Know' outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
Paul remained a lesser-known name than either David Ruffin or Eddie Kendricks, despite his great vocal presence and pivotal role in the rise of the classic five-piece line-up,
Dennis Edwards, lead singer with Motown legends the Temptations from 1968 up to 1977 and again in later years, has died in Chicago at the age of 74.
The Temptations negotiated a potentially hazardous line-up change and told their fans they were still doing fine, on 'Cloud Nine,' released 25 October 1968.
Released on 6 March,1970, 'Psychedelic Shack' was the Temptations psychedelic album that completed their journey into a more experimental sound.
After 'Keep On Truckin'' topped the R&B charts, 'Boogie Down' continued the soul man's brilliant form and did the same.