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  • The Temptations - My Girl

    2:44

    Old video I found of The Temptations. Subscribe for more!

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  • The Temptations - Just My Imagination HD

    3:44

    Cruisin' Oldies

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  • Just My Imagination

    3:49

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) · The Temptations

    Sky's The Limit

    ℗ 1971 UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1971-01-01

    Producer: Norman Whitfield
    Conductor: Jerry Long
    Composer Lyricist: Norman Whitfield
    Composer Lyricist: Barrett Strong

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  • My Girl

    2:54

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    My Girl · The Temptations

    My Girl

    ℗ Gordy

    Released on: 1964-12-21

    Composer: Ronald White
    Composer: William Robinson
    Music Publisher: D.R.

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  • The Temptation Greatest Hits

    1:54:43

    The Temptation Greatest Hits

  • The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady

    3:57

    The Temptations performing Treat Her Like A Lady.



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  • Papa Was A Rollin Stone

    11:45

    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

    Papa Was A Rollin' Stone · The Temptations

    All Directions

    ℗ 1972 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1972-07-01

    Producer: Norman Whitfield
    Associated Performer, Recording Arranger: Paul Riser
    Composer Lyricist: Barrett Strong
    Composer Lyricist: Norman Whitfield

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  • Fading Away

    2:41

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    Fading Away · The Temptations

    Gettin' Ready

    ℗ 1966 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1999-01-01

    Producer: Smokey Robinson
    Composer Lyricist: Warren Moore
    Composer Lyricist: Robert Rogers
    Composer Lyricist: Smokey Robinson

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  • The Temptations - The Origins

    34:59

    TRACKLIST
    01- I Want A Love I Can See 00:10
    02- Beauty Is Only Skin Deep 03:16
    03- Get Ready 05:38
    04- I wish it would rain 08:12
    05- It's Growing 11:00
    06- My baby 13:59
    07- My Girl 17:08
    08- The Way You Do The Things You Do 19:51
    09- It's you that i need 22:31
    10- Since I Lost My Baby 25:11
    11- i know i'm losing you 28:02
    12- You're My EveryThing 30:22


    The Temptations - The Origins (FULL ALBUM)
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    The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s; their work with producer Norman Whitfield, which started with the Top 10 hit single Cloud Nine in October 1968, pioneered psychedelic soul, and was significant in the evolution of R&B and soul music. The band members are known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe. Having sold tens of millions of albums, the Temptations are one of the most successful groups in music history.

    Featuring five male vocalists and dancers (save for brief periods with fewer 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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  • The Temptations Papa Was A Rolling Stone 1972 Single Version

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  • The Temptations - Live In Concert

    59:25

    The Temptations are an American vocal group who formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1960. They were known for their success in the 60s and 70s at Motown Records. The group's repertoire has included, during its five-decade career, R&B, doo-wop, funk, disco and soul music. Known for their recognizable choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy onstage suits, the Temptations have been said to be as influential to soul as The Beatles are to pop and rock. Having sold tens of millions of albums, The Temptations are one of the most successful groups in music history. As of 2010, the Temptations continue to perform and record for Universal Records with its one living original member, Otis Williams, still in its lineup.

    The Temptations helped put Motown Records on the map in 1964, with their song The Way You Do The Things You Do rising to the top of the charts. They were the first Motown act to earn a Grammy Award. Three classic Temptations songs, My Girl, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me), and Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, are among The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

    Recorded live at Harrah's Atlantic City in 1983
    Directed by Gary Legon

    Track list:

    1. Superstar
    2. Masterpieces
    3. Get Ready
    4. the Way You Do the Things You Do
    5. Ain't too Proud to Beg
    6. Beauty is Only Skin Deep
    7. I Wish It Would Rain
    8. Cloud Nine
    9. Psychedelic Shack
    10. Runaway Child, Runaway Wild
    11. Old Man River
    12. Eye of the Tiger
    13. My Girl
    14. I Can't Get Next to You
    15. Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)
    16. Papa Was a Rolling Stone
    17. Love on My Mind Tonight
    18. Surface Thrills
    19. What a Way to Put It

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  • The Temptations, Smokey Robinson - Get Ready

    2:48

    The Temptations perform Get Ready with Smokey Robinson

  • The Temptations - I Cant Get Next To You 1969

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  • THE TEMPTATIONS - My Girl - .wmv

    2:29

    Un pequeño recuerdo al sello Motown, con uno de sus principales grupos, son los TEMPTATIONS, en un Medley donde incluyen los temas My Girl y (Know) I'm Losing You. My Girl es una composición de Smokey Robinson y Ronald White, que más tarde militarían en The Miracles. El sello Motown lanza al mercado My Girl el 21 de diciembre de 1964. Con este tema el grupo comenzó una nueva etapa en la que David Ruffin seria la voz principal.
    (I Know) I'm Losing You es otro éxito de la banda, pero esta vez del año 1966. La canción fue nº 1 en las listas de discos sencillos de R & B, y sirvió como presentación del álbum The Tempations With A Lot O' Soul del verano 1967.

  • The Temptations Mashup

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    Desmond performs tribute to one of the best all time male vocal groups, The Temptations! If it wasn't for them, I probably wouldn't of ever started singing. Truly an inspiration to me! -Desmond


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  • The Temptations-just my imagination

    3:53

    the temptations just my imagination

  • THE TEMPTATIONS | LIVE at HARRAHS | 1983

    59:33

    Motown supergroup, the Temptations, performs at Harrah's in Atlantic City Temptations Live in Concert movie. The legendary group perform twenty of their infectiously catchy hits, including the song that sky rocketed them to success back in 1964, The Way You Do The Things You Do. Temptations Live in Concert video. A must for any fan of Motown!

    Tracklist
    1 Superstar
    2 Jesus Christ Superstar
    3 Masterpiece
    4 Get Ready
    5 The Way You Do The Things You Do
    6 Ain't To Proud To Beg
    7 Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
    8 I Wish It Would Rain
    9 Cloud Nine
    10 Psychedelic Shack
    11 Runaway Child, Running Wild
    12 Old Man River
    13 Eye Of The Tiger
    14 My Girl
    15 Can't Get Next To You
    16 Just My Imagination
    17 Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
    18 Love On My Mind Tonight
    19 Surface Thrills
    20 What A Way To Put It

  • The Temptations My Girl Original Video Recording 1964 WS

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    The Temptations My Girl Original Video Recording 1964 WS

  • The Temptations- I cant get next to you

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    Amazing band! I can't get next to you- The Temptations

  • The Temptations - Lady Soul

    4:38

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  • The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

    11:51

    Artist : The Temptations
    Title : Papa was a rolling stone
    Album : All Directions
    Year : 1972
    Label : Warwick, Miracle, Gordy, Motown, Atlantic, New Door/Universal

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  • The Temptations - Memories

    6:07

    Temptations picture compilation supporting the song 'Memories' from their 1975 album 'A Song For You'.

    Also check out the 'The Temptations - A Song For You' video I've posted!

  • The Way You Do The Things You Do - The Temptations

    2:44

    song of the night

  • The Temptations Since I Lost My Baby

    2:53

    Here is a great example of the Motown sound. Since I Lost My Baby written by Smokey Robinson and Pete Moore of the Miracles was recorded by The Temptations on the Motown Records' Gordy subsidiary and released as a single on June 1, 1965, reaching number 17 on the Billboard 100 chart and number 4 on the Billboard R&B singles chart. David Ruffin was on lead vocal and Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams, and Otis Williams on background vocals. Instrumentation was by The Funk Brothers and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. It can be found on CD on The Temptations Greatest Hits album and on the 2 disk Anthology both on the Motown label. I do not own the right to the song, audio, or images contained in this video. The sound recording is administered by UMG. No copyright infringement is intended. The purpose of this upload is for viewer enjoyment and education not for monetary gain.

  • The Temptations - Youre My Everything

    2:55

    YouTube removed this version, i'm guessing from corporate suits pressure. Please YouTube and the suits i brought it back to COMMENT on how great this song is with no expecations of anything. Yes, I am CRITICIZING them for their actions but also am TEACHING, I hope, that music should not be censored by greed in this forum of us little people and et al.

    This song was written by Roger Penzabene as a testament to his love for his wife. After learning of her cheating he was heartbroken. He then wrote I Wish It Would Rain' describing his pain, then finally I Could Never Love Another to finish the trilogy of how he felt.

    Unable to handle the extreme pain and unwilling to leave his wife, he wrote the last two songs as personal statements to her, publicizing the pain she caused him. After both songs were completed and recorded, tragically Roger committed suicide.

    Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as CRITICISM, COMMENT, news reporting, TEACHING, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.

    Lyrics:

    You surely must know magic girl
    Cause you changed my life
    It was dull and ordinary
    But you made it sunny and bright

    Now, I was blessed the day I found you
    Gonna build my whole world around you
    You're everything good girl and you're all that matters to me

    When my way was dark and troubles were near
    Your love provided the light so I could see girl
    Just knowin your love was near when times were bad
    Kept the world from closin in on me girl

    I was blessed the day I found you
    Gonna build my whole world around you
    You're everything good girl and you're all that matters to me

    Baby, you're part of every thought I think each day
    Your name is in every phrase my lips sing
    Every dream I dream is about you
    Honey I can't live without you

    Baby (baby), baby (baby), baby
    You're my everything, you're my everything, yes you are
    (Don't you know you're my everything)

    You're the girl I sing about in every love song I sing
    (You're my everything)
    You're my winter baby, my summer, my fall and spring
    (You're my everything)

    Now I was blessed the day I found you
    Gonna build my whole world around you
    You're everything good girl and you're all that matters to me
    You're my everything, you're my everything, yes you are
    (Don't you know you're my everything)
    You're my everything, you're my everything
    (Don't you know you're my everything)
    You're my everything, you're my everything

    (When my way was dark and troubles were near, your love provided a light so I could see girl.
    Just knowing your love was near, times that were there kept the world
    from closin in on me girl.

  • The Temptations - Just My Imagination - Later… with Jools Holland - BBC Two

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  • The Temptations - I Want A Love I Can See

    3:06

  • The Temptations - Get Ready

    2:34

    I love this... enjoy!!

  • The Four Tops & The Temptations

    5:53

    Songlist:

    1. The Four Tops - I'll Be There
    2. The Temptations - Get Ready
    3. The Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
    4. The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
    5. The Four Tops - Baby I Need Your Lovin
    6. Both - My Girl
    7. The Tepmtations - Can't Get Next To You Baby
    8. The Four Tops - Can't Help Myself
    9. Both - I Know I'm Losing You

  • The Temptations - Just My Imagination

    4:01

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    Was just jammin to this with some friends today in the car... The Temptations -- Just my Imagination - a classic.


    Couple interesting factoids about the Temptations (compliments of wikipedia):
    - the original group was a compilation of two local Detroit vocal groups -- The Distants & The Primes... coming together to first form The Elgins... before The Temptations
    - at the height of his success lead singer David Ruffin got a little absurd -- he demanded he ride to and from gigs in a private mink lined limousine... he started using cocaine, and when he missed a gig at a Cleveland club the other four members had to write up legal documentation -- and fired him
    - Ruffin then began turning up at Temptations shows, jumping onstage during performances of the songs he once sang lead on and stealing the spotlight. The audiences -- apparently - were delighted
    - Extra security guards were hired to prevent Ruffin from attending other Temptations' performances
    - the group has switched personnel multiple times; there are currently 6 members, and there are 17 former members
    - The Temptations were made honorary members of Phi Beta Sigma -- don't know why
    - they're known for wearing amazing matching tailored suits

  • The Temptations - Touch Me

    5:16

    This was The Temptations' follow-up album to their chartbuster Truly For You.' It didn't all work out like they thought it might. But a lot of the album was great.... The title track is an Ali Woodson song all day long... not quite the pop appeal of Treat Her Like A Lady, and that's probably why it didn't chart as high. But still, a good song, and very under appreciated.

  • The Temptations - Smiling Faces Sometimes/Superstar Medley

    3:41

    The Temptations perform a great medley of Smiling Faces (Sometimes Don't Tell The Truth) and Superstar here in 1972. This particular grouping of Tempts were somewhat stable as they managed to stay together for nearly 5 years (1971-75). They consisted of Melvin Franklin, Damon Harris, Otis Williams, Richard Street and Dennis Edwards.

    The were very good.....!!!

  • The Temptations - Get Ready

    2:44

    Copyrights Owned by Motown Records (1966).

  • The Temptations - Broken Pieces.wmv

    5:51

    From the 1994 album Motown Comes Home

  • The Temptations - I Wonder Who Shes Seeing Now

    4:32

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    Music video by The Temptations performing I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now. (C) 2004 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  • The Temptations- ☆ I’m Losing You♪ ☆ I Wish It Would Rain ♪

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    The Temptations/ Lead Singer: DAVID RUFFIN. ’67. ’68
    ♪ I'm Losing You : The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hwer. Dec 17.1967.
    ♪ I Wish It Would Rain : Hollywood Palace. 1.19 . 1968.

  • Temptations - Masterpiece Uncut Full Album, Long Version. CD

    42:29

    01. Hey Girl (I Like Your Style) (lead singer: Richard Street) 0:00
    02. Masterpiece (lead singers: Dennis Edwards, Otis Williams, Richard Street, Damon Harris, Melvin Franklin) 4:39
    03. Ma (lead singers: Richard Street, Damon Harris, Melvin Franklin) 18:32
    04. Law of the Land lead singers: Dennis Edwards, Damon Harris, Richard Street) 23:22
    05. Plastic Man (lead singers: Dennis Edwards, Damon Harris, Melvin Franklin, Richard Street) 28:24
    06. Hurry Tomorrow (lead singer: Damon Harris) 34:21

  • Cloud Nine: The Temptations

    4:10

    One of my favorites. from the temptations show

  • The Impossible Dream - The Temptations ft. David Ruffin

    3:23

    The Impossible Dream - The Temptations featuring David Ruffin (RIP)
    Album: Temptations of In a Mellow Mood
    Label: Motown (1967)
    Written by: (Joe Darion, Mitch Leigh)
    Producer - Frank Wilson, Jeffrey Bowen

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  • Little Green Apples By Paul Williams Of The Temptations

    3:45

    Cover of Little Green Apples from The album Puzzle People,

  • The Temptations - Ball of Confusion

    4:09

    The Temptations Ball of Confusion This is my favorite of the Temptations, hopefully I won't have to delete it. Here is the original description: This is the Temptations - Ball of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) this is my favorite song of theres. This took alot of time putting together, hope you enjoy it if not nothing venture nothing gained.
    It was made 1 year ago exactly to me, but on Feb 14, 2009

  • The Temptations - Soul To Soul

    4:20

    The Tempatations has been one of the most successful and continuous Motown singing groups for 50 years. Their musical repertoire ranged from Doo-Wop, Disco, Funk, Soul, and uptempo R&B. They established a legacy for other acts to follow.

  • Ol Man River - The Temptations

    4:27

    The Temptations in a Mellow Mood, 1967.

  • The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

    2:20

  • The Temptations Just My Imagination - Easy, Beginner Guitar Songs Lesson

    22:11

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    and welcome to another beginner friendly guitar tutorial. Today I'll be teaching you how to play my acoustic interpretation of the Temptations 1971 classic Just My Imagination. I'll take you through the iconic intro, and show you how each of the verse and chorus sections can be performed with just two chords, and variety of strumming options. Let's get started!

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  • The Temptations - Im Gonna Make You Love Me

    2:45

    The Temptations - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me

  • The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady

    4:00

    Treat Her Like a Lady is a 1984 single by The Temptations and the first single where Ali-Ollie Woodson was lead singer. The song appears on Temptations' album Truly for You.
    The song was co-written by Woodson himself and Otis Williams, and was co-produced by Woodson and former Earth, Wind & Fire members Al McKay and Ralph Johnson.

  • Lady Soul - The Temptations

    5:05

    Lady Soul - The Temptations
    From the album To Be Continued (1986)

  • The Temptations - What Now My Love?

    3:42

    David Ruffin singing the french standard What Now My Love?. Originally called Et Maintenant. Taken from the album In A Mellow Mood. Which when it was in the process of being recorded, group member Paul Williams was extremely against the idea of doing a Pop cover album. He feared radio DJ's and fans alike would consider them sell outs. But in reality the exact opposite happened. It was meet with universal acclaim. Copyrights owned by Motown Records (1967).

  • The Temptations - My Girl

    2:36

    Trilha sonora do filme Meu primeiro amor em Português

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