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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
From the sweetness of their early material produced by Smokey Robinson in the early '60s through the darker, angrier funk hits with Norman Whitfield at the end of the decade, the Temptations were Motown's steadiest group. The classic early lineup of David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, and Melvin Franklin arguably made one of the greatest vocal groups in pop history, while the later incarnation, with ex-Contour Dennis Edwards replacing the tragic Ruffin, is equally as impressive. This collection covers their whole career and easily features a dozen classic hits. One wishes the tracks were presented chronologically, however, and since there are ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
From the sweetness of their early material produced by Smokey Robinson in the early '60s through the darker, angrier funk hits with Norman Whitfield at the end of the decade, the Temptations were Motown's steadiest group. The classic early lineup of David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, and Melvin Franklin arguably made one of the greatest vocal groups in pop history, while the later incarnation, with ex-Contour Dennis Edwards replacing the tragic Ruffin, is equally as impressive. This collection covers their whole career and easily features a dozen classic hits. One wishes the tracks were presented chronologically, however, and since there are similar packages of Temptations' hits out there that are set up that way, this collection can't be considered a best first choice.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/13/2001
  • Label: Universal Uk
  • UPC: 044001357824
  • Catalog Number: 013578
  • Sales rank: 317,003

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Temptations Primary Artist
Rick James Track Performer
Smokey Robinson Track Performer
Diana Ross Track Performer
The Supremes Track Performer
Technical Credits
Rick James Composer
Smokey Robinson Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Eddie Hazel Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Angelo Bond Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Shelly Berger Management
Jeffrey Bowen Composer
Al Cleveland Composer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Eddie Holland Composer
Leon Huff Composer
Narada Michael Walden Composer
Warren "Pete" Moore Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
James Fischer Composer
Ronald White Composer
Robert Rogers Composer
Jean Mayer-Dailey Composer
Al Boyd Composer
Theo Peoples Composer
Katrina Willis Composer
Colin Morrison Composer
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