Tag Archives: temptations

  • A Motown Masterpiece! ‘My Girl’ is 50 today! (Watch Tempts Perform Classic)

    Dec 21, 14 by Larry Buford 2 Comments


    ‘People thought I was singing about some woman when I recorded “My Girl,” but I was thinking about my daughter (Cheryl),’ David Ruffin told me as we were driving down Livernois Avenue in Detroit. Guitarist Marvin Marshall remembers him coming into his mother’s hair salon and unraveling a crumpled piece of paper from his pocket […]

  • The Temptations Accept Early Induction Into R&B Music Hall of Fame

    Aug 2, 13 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *Cleveland, Ohio – The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame is set and ready to induct the best of the best of rhythm & blues music into the 2013 inaugural class: The Temptations, The Four Tops, Jackie Wilson and The O’Jays. In addition to those four heavyweights, the inaugural class of the R&B Music Hall of Fame […]

  • Temptations, James Brown & Ojays Lead Inaugural R&B Hall of Fame Inductees

    Jun 30, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *Detroit, MI  — The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame is set and ready to induct the best of the best of rhythm & blues music into the 2013 inaugural class: The Temptations, James Brown and The O’Jays. In addition to those three heavyweights, the inaugural class of the R&B Music Hall of Fame inductees […]

  • Singers from the Old School Join to Form a Group

    Jun 8, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Three of the most legendary singers of Motown era R&B are coming together to knock music fans’ socks off. Glenn Leonard, former lead tenor, “The Temptations,” Joe Coleman, former lead singer, “The Platters,” and Joe Blunt, former lead singer, “The Drifters,” are taking it back to the old school with a modern twist. The guys […]

  • Motown Alumni Email Says Ex-Temptation Richard Street has Died

    Feb 27, 13 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *UPDATE: Sources say Richard Street died Tuesday night (2/26) of a pulmonary embolism. We will bring you more details as they become available. Earlier we reported … A forwarded email from (ex Supremes) singer Scherrie Payne by Ron Brewington of the Motown Alumni Association (MAA), brings a message of sadness that once again a former […]

  • Ex-Temptations Member Damon Harris’ Prostate Cancer Worsens

    Dec 7, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments


    *Former Temptations member, Damon Harris, is in the fight against prostate cancer. The singer, 62, has been fighting the disease since 1999, but now spends a lot of time under careful watch and chemotherapy at the John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Although many would like to be optimistic about the outcome, he’s preparing […]