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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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layer and texture to music.

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