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The Temptations- The Temptations Sing Smokey

A Review of the Temptations’ 1964 record, The Temptations Sing Smokey

In 1964, Motown was desperate to turn The Temptations into stars. Motown head Berry Gordy knew the talent was there, but they had had limited chart success up to that point. 757 more words


The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg (Gordy)

Born in Whynot, MI, baritone singer David Ruffin came to fame as one of the lead singers of The Temptations during their ‘Classic Five’ period, from 1964 until 1968, singing the leads on classics such as ‘My Girl’ and ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’. 84 more words


I Want You Back: The Jackson 5, David Ruffin and KT Tunstall

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song I Want You Back. This is a great Motown song, and the first #1 hit for the Jackson Five. 2,237 more words

Rock And Roll

Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain (Motown)

Born in Union Springs, AL, Eddie Kendricks started singing Doo-Wop along with Paul Willians, with the two friends joining forces with Otis Williams and… 307 more words


Is this burger sex mural too rude?

Artist Makatron painted the colourful kama-sutra burger on the wall of Rathdowne Fabrics on Tuesday night, the 3AW rumour file reported.

Building owner Dean Sunshine said yesterday he’d been asked by Moreland City Council to remove the artwork because it was deemed offensive. 169 more words

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The Temptations - Don't Look Back (Gordy)

Together with David Ruffin, Otis Williams (no relation), Eddie Kendricks and Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams, who was a founding member of The Temptations… 65 more words


Anatomy of THE Original Super Heavy Funk for 6/1/2015: "Blood Donors Needed (Give All You Can)" by David Ruffin

Ever since my earliest days of listening to music more seriously? I developed a strong interest in 70’s Motown. This was a record label with a musical sound so distinctive? 371 more words