The Temptations

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The Temptations
The Temptations, 1991 by Zoran Veselinovic.jpg
Background information
Also known asOtis Williams & the Siberians, The Primes, The Distants, Otis Williams & the Distants, The Elgins, The Pirates
OriginDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
GenresR&B, soul, funk, doo-wop, rock and roll
Years active1960–present
LabelsWarwick, Miracle, Gordy, Motown, Atlantic, New Door/Universal
Associated actsThe Supremes, The Temptations Review, Smokey Robinson
MembersOtis Williams
Ron Tyson
Terry Weeks
Joe Herndon
Bruce Williamson
Past membersElbridge "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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