Articles tagged the temptations

What It Was Like

In the early '80s Detroit, Motown was as unquestionable as air. Who didn't like air?

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Twirling the Dial: My Motown Memories

For those of us in tune with the sounds of the genre-redefining decade, a transistor radio was the seminal social sidekick. We loved listening to that little mono wonder, its tiny shrill speaker sparking a hundred journeys directly into the center of our mind.

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The Temptations: Back to Front

By now more an idea than a band, the Temptations return with a tightly constructed, mostly fun, yet deeply inessential new record.

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18 Dec 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Best Re-Issues of 2007

From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.

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25 Oct 2007 // 3:44 AM

Singer Richard Street was once asked if the fact that the Temptations’ lineup was about as stable as the San Andreas fault was detrimental to

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16 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

Reflections: Motown in 1967

The latest installment in Hip-O Select's impressive reissue series, The Complete Motown Singles, Volume 7: 1967 collects every A-side and B-side released that year, including planned and deleted singles, as well as alternate and promotional mixes -- 120 tracks in all.

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30 Jun 2004 // 11:00 PM

	The Temptations: Legacy

One need only revisit the pop charts of the ‘60s to get a sense of the musical juggernaut known as Motown. A bit of further

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	The Temptations: Psychedelic Soul

As it was for just about anyone who lived in the United States, 1968 was an incredibly pivotal year for the Temptations. Having just parted ways

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26 Jun 2002 // 11:00 PM

	The Temptations: For Lovers Only

Aside from wondering how much money it cost to re-issue an album for the sake of one interesting bonus track several years after the album’

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	The Temptations: Ear-Resistable

The group which was in many ways the ultimate Motown unit, The Temptations, once epitomised the label’s sound through releases such as the 1964 hit “

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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