The Temptations

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The Temptations
Background information
Also known as Otis Williams & the Siberians, The Primes, The Distants, Otis Williams & the Distants, The Elgins, The Pirates
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres R&B, soul, funk, doo-wop, rock and roll
Years active 1960–present
Labels Warwick, Miracle, Gordy, Motown, Atlantic, New Door/Universal
Associated acts The Supremes, The Temptations Review, Smokey Robinson
Members
Otis Williams
Ron Tyson
Terry Weeks
Joe Herndon
Bruce Williamson
Past members
Elbridge "Al" Bryant
Melvin Franklin
Eddie Kendricks
Paul Williams
David Ruffin
Dennis Edwards
Ricky Owens
Richard Street
Damon Harris
Glenn Leonard
Louis Price
Ali-Ollie Woodson
Theo Peoples
Ray Davis
Harry McGilberry
Barrington "Bo" Henderson
G. C. Cameron

The Temptations are a successful R&B singing group. They formed in Detroit, USA in 1960. The Temptations have four Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles and 14 Billboard R&B number-one singles. They have three Grammy Awards. The Temptations were the first Motown act to earn a Grammy Award.

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