Temptations

Formed 1960, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Label: Stateside
Musicians: Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); David Ruffin (vcls)
Producers: Smokey Robinson/Ronald White
Writers: William 'Smokey' Robinson/Ronald White
SS 378 My Girl 13 Mar 1965 43 Pts: 6
    Original: Temptations (Mar 1965); from the film 'My Girl'  
    8 Feb 1992 13-5-2-2-3-3-13-15-29-54 Pts: 203
Label: Tamla Motown
TME 2004 Temptations EP 27 Mar 1965 18 Pts: 3
Musicians: Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); David Ruffin (vcls)
Writers: Norman Whitfield/Brian Holland
TMG 578 Beauty Is Only Skin Deep 1 Oct 1966 42-35-25-21-22-18-25-27-30-36 Pts: 107
Producers: Norman Whitfield
Writers: Norman Whitfield/Brian Holland/C. Grant
TMG 587 (I Know) I'm Losing You 10 Dec 1966 47-32-31-23 Pts: 36
    14 Jan 1967 19-21-35-41 Pts: 42
TME 2010 It's The Temptations EP 11 Feb 1967 8-9 Pts: 8
STML 11053 Temptations Live LP 8 Jul 1967 39-25-35-20 Pts: 14
STML 11057 Temptations With A Lot Of Soul LP 4 Nov 1967 39-38-33-28-19-31-34-34-39 Pts: 30
    13 Jan 1968 35-39-39-39-35-36-38-39 Pts: 24
STML 11042 Temptations Greatest Hits LP 13 Jan 1968 28-28-23-19-22-20-22-17-20-20-21-24-32-23-27-24-25-24-28-38-25-35 Pts: 87
Musicians: Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); David Ruffin (vcls)
Producers: Smokey Robinson
Writers: William 'Smokey' Robinson
TMG 688 Get Ready 1 Mar 1969 39-21-17-10-13-13-20-26-36 Pts: 132
    from the album Getting' Ready (9/1966)  
Musicians: Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); Dennis Edwards (vcls)
Producers: Norman Whitfield
Writers: Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong
TMG 707 Cloud Nine 16 Aug 1969 42-24-28-16-27-15-31-20-33-33 Pts: 116
TMG 722 I Can't Get Next To You 10 Jan 1970 39-26-20-13-14-17-17-39-37 Pts: 118
  Puzzle People LP 31 Jan 1970 30-20-27-40 Pts: 15
Label: Tamla Motown
Musicians: Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); Dennis Edwards (vcls)
Producers: Norman Whitfield
Writers: Norman Whitfield/Barrett Strong
TMG 749 Ball Of Confusion 12 Sep 1970 40-30-26-16-10-9-7-7-14-14-36-45-51-48-xx-49 Pts: 215
TMG 773 Just My Imagination 15 May 1971 39-33-27-25-17-13-10-8-11-10-15-19-21-27-38-40 Pts: 238
    from the album Sky's The Limit (8/1971)  
Label: Motown
Producers: various
5300152 Motown's Greatest Hits LP 4 Apr 1992 15-11-8-13-18-29-44-55-64 Pts: 107

Diana Ross & The Supremes & Temptations

Label: Tamla Motown
Musicians: Diana Ross [=Diana Earle] (ld vcls); Mary Wilson (vcls); Cindy Birdsong (vcls); Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); Dennis Edwards (vcls)
Producers: Frank Wilson
STML 11096 Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations LP 11 Jan 1969 30-21-4-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-6-11-8-6-15-22-20-xx-20-18 Pts: 215
Label: Tamla Motown
Musicians: Diana Ross [=Diana Earle] (ld vcls); Mary Wilson (vcls); Cindy Birdsong (vcls); Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); Dennis Edwards (vcls)
Producers: Frank Wilson
Writers: Kenny Gamble/Jerry Ross
TMG 685 I'm Gonna Make You Love Me 25 Jan 1969 37-7-8-3-3-6-9-19-31-30-35-xx-49 Pts: 251
Label: Tamla Motown
Musicians: Diana Ross [=Diana Earle] (ld vcls); Mary Wilson (vcls); Cindy Birdsong (vcls); Eddie Kendricks (ld vcls); Paul Williams (vcls); Melvin Franlkin [=David English] (vcls); Otis Williams [=Otis Miles] (vcls); Dennis Edwards (vcls)
STML 11110 TCB LP 14 Jun 1969 35-15-11-14-13-18-19-27-23-xx-xx-33 Pts: 46
    10 Jan 1970 51-xx-xx-xx-59 Pts: 3

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