David Ruffin’s career solo career started in 1968 after being the lead singer of The Temptations for four years. In 1975, his seventh solo album, Who I Am was released on Motown Records. Van McCoy produced the outing and Charles Kipp wrote “Walk Away From Love.” Ruffin’s unmistakable tortured tenorContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”CH3rx8LhrQo”] Dennis Edwards, one of the lead singers of The Temptations died in Chicago yesterday at age 74. The Alabama native started his career at Motown as the leader of The Contours.¬†Edwards¬†joined The Temptations in 1968 as a replacement for David Ruffin. He sang lead on some of theirContinue Reading

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Ali Ollie Woodson mostly known for singing with The Temptations passed yesterday in California after a battle with cancer. Woodson’s professional career started when he became the lead singer of The Drifters in the 1970’s. Most Motown fans would agree that the classic Temp lineup of David Ruffin, Paul Williams,Continue Reading

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Eddie Kendricks came to fame as a falsetto and tenor voice of The Temptations. The Union Springs and Birmingham, Alabama native met his best friend and future Temptation Paul Williams in church. Williams and Kendricks formed a group named The Cavaliers that gigged in the local area. By 1957 TheContinue Reading

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