The Temptations
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The Temptations are an American vocal group known for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s. Known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe, the group was highly influential to the evolution of R&B and soul ...

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The Temptations
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
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Ain't Too Proud To Beg Ain't Too Proud To Beg Ain't Too Proud To Beg Ain't Too Proud To Beg
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I Can't Get Next to You
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I Can't Get Next to You I Can't Get Next to You I Can't Get Next to You I Can't Get Next to You
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Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
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Papa Was A Rollin' Stone Papa Was A Rollin' Stone Papa Was A Rollin' Stone Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
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Get Ready
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Get Ready Get Ready Get Ready Get Ready
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Cloud Nine
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Cloud Nine Cloud Nine Cloud Nine Cloud Nine
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Shakey Ground
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Shakey Ground Shakey Ground Shakey Ground Shakey Ground
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My Girl
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My Girl My Girl My Girl My Girl
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Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
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Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
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Get Ready
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Get Ready Get Ready Get Ready Get Ready
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I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
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I'm Gonna Make You Love Me I'm Gonna Make You Love Me I'm Gonna Make You Love Me I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
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Law Of The Land
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Law Of The Land Law Of The Land Law Of The Land Law Of The Land
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The Way You Do The Things You Do
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The Way You Do The Things You Do The Way You Do The Things You Do The Way You Do The Things You Do The Way You Do The Things You Do
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Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
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Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are) Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are) Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are) Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
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I Second That Emotion
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I Second That Emotion I Second That Emotion I Second That Emotion I Second That Emotion
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(I Know) I'm Losing You
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(I Know) I'm Losing You (I Know) I'm Losing You (I Know) I'm Losing You (I Know) I'm Losing You
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Ball Of Confusion
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Ball Of Confusion Ball Of Confusion Ball Of Confusion Ball Of Confusion
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Can’t Get Next To You (Live at London's Talk Of The Town in 1970)
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Can’t Get Next To You (Live at London's Talk Of The Town in 1970) Can’t Get Next To You (Live at London's Talk Of The Town in 1970) Can’t Get Next To You (Live at London's Talk Of The Town in 1970) Can’t Get Next To You (Live at London's Talk Of The Town in 1970)
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Biography

The Temptations are an American vocal group known for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s. Known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe, the group was highly influential to the evolution of R&B and soul music. Having sold tens of millions of albums, the Temptations are one of the most successful groups in music history. As of 2015[update], the Temptations continue to perform with one living original member, Otis Williams, still in the lineup.

Featuring five male vocalists and dancers (save for brief periods with less or more members), the group formed in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan under the name "The Elgins". The original founding members were originally members of two rival Detroit vocal groups: Otis Williams, Elbridge "Al" Bryant, and Melvin Franklin of Otis Williams & the Distants, and Eddie Kendricks and Paul Williams of the Primes. In 1964, Bryant was replaced by David Ruffin, who was the lead vocalist on a number of the group's biggest hits, including "My Girl" (1964), "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (1966), and "I Wish It Would Rain" (1967). Ruffin was replaced in 1968 by Dennis Edwards, with whom the group continued to record hit records such as "Cloud Nine" (1969) and "Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)" (1970). The group's lineup has changed frequently since the departures of Kendricks and Paul Williams from the act in 1971. Later members of the group have included singers such as Richard Street, Damon Harris, Ron Tyson, and Ali-Ollie Woodson, with whom the group scored a late-period hit in 1984 with "Treat Her Like a Lady".

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