Classic Soul Triple-Play: The Temptations

Classic Soul Triple-Play is a new SoulTracks feature that spotlights three songs from some of our favorite all time artists. Last week we had SoulTrackers vote for the songs to be used in the Triple-Play for The Temptations

Biography

Classic Soul Triple-Play is a new SoulTracks feature that spotlights three songs from some of our favorite all time artists. Last week we had SoulTrackers vote for the songs to be used in the Triple-Play for The Temptations

Biography

It is impossible to talk about the development of soul music since the early 60s without repeatedly coming back to the Temptin' Tempts.  In the 60s they redefined the soul group, from the impeccable look they brought to the stage, to their focus on group choreography, to, most importantly, the immediately identifiable 5-part group harmony they mastered.  Every major soul group since 1965 owes a huge debt to the Temptations, and most acknowledge it....Read Full Biography

A lot of SoulTrackers participated, and here are the winning songs they chose: "Just My Imagination," "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" and "I Wish It Would Rain."

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