The Temptations

The Temptations is an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.This article presents the discography of Motown group The Temptations. It is a complete listing of all their singles and albums.The Temptations is a four-hour television miniseries broadcast in two-hour halves on NBC, based upon the history of one of Motown’s longest-lived acts, The Temptations.The Temptations with a Lot o’ Soul is the fifth studio album by The Temptations for the Gordy (Motown) label released in 1967. Featuring four hit singles, With a Lot o’ Soul is the most successful Temptations album from their “classic 5” era, during which David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin, and Otis Williams constituted the Temptations’ lineup.The Temptations Wish It Would Rain is the seventh studio album by The Temptations for the Gordy (Motown) label released in 1968. It was the final release from the group’s “Classic-5” era, during which David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin, and Otis Williams constituted the Temptations’ lineup.The Temptations in a Mellow Mood is the sixth studio album by The Temptations for the Motown label released in 1967. Composed primarily of pop standards such as “Ol’ Man River” and “For Once in My Life” (later a major hit for Motown labelmate Stevie Wonder), and similar songs written by Holland-Dozier-Holland and other Motown staff songwriters, the Mellow Mood album was part of Motown chief Berry Gordy’s crossover plans for the group.The Temptations Sing Smokey is the second studio album by The Temptations for the Motown label, released on the Gordy Records subsidiary (G 912) in 1965. As its name implies, it is composed entirely of songs written and produced by Smokey Robinson, and several other members of the Miracles as well.The Temptations were a vocal group from New York best known for the 1960 hit “Barbara”. Issued on Goldisc Records, the song peaked on the Cash Box Magazine chart at #38 and on the Billboard Hot 100 at #29. The flip side song on “Barbara” was “Someday”.The Temptations of Satan is a 1914 American silent film directed by Herbert Blache and starring Joseph Levering, Vinnie Burns and James O’Neill.The Temptations Christmas Card is a 1970 Christmas album by The Temptations for the Gordy (Motown) label.

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