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Otis and Paul Williams Of The Temptations

The Temptations' Paul Williams and Otis Williams

Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, and Paul Williams of The...

only-motown: “ Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, and Paul Williams of The Temptations with Stevie Wonder.

The "Classic 5" lineup of The Temptations: David Ruffin (bottom left), Melvin Franklin (top left), Paul Williams (top right), Otis Williams (bottom right), and Eddie Kendricks (center) Picture taken in 1965.  Over the course of their career, the Temptations have released four Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles and 14 Billboard R number-one singles.

The "Classic lineup of The Temptations: David Ruffin (bottom left), Melvin Franklin (top left), Paul Williams (top right), Otis Williams (bottom right), and Eddie Kendricks (center) Picture taken in 1965

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The Temptations in 1965 in sharp suits Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

"David Ruffin,Eddie Kendricks,Otis Williams,Paul Williams,Melvin Franklin" by bluemoon ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, home decor and american home decor

"David Ruffin,Eddie Kendricks,Otis Williams,Paul Williams,Melvin Franklin" by bluemoon ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, home decor and american home decor

The Temptations (front to back): David Ruffin (1941-1991), Melvin Franklin (1942-1995), Paul Williams (1939-1973), Eddie Kendricks (1939-1992), and Otis Williams.

The Temptations were a vocal group formed in 1960 in Detroit, MI, known for their success with Motown Records during the and The group has been said to be as influential to R & B and soul as The Beatles were to pop and rock.

Photo of David RUFFIN and Eddie KENDRICKS and Melvin FRANKLIN and Otis WILLIAMS and Paul WILLIAMS and TEMPTATIONS; Posed studio group portrait - Clockwise from left: Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, David Ruffin - posed, group shot

the Temptations, Motown Recording Artists. Top row, left to right: Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin and Otis Williams. Sitting, left to right: David Ruffin and Paul Williams. Photo dated

#FBF.....Berry Gordy's Motortown Revue. From left: Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Eddie Kendricks, Elbridge Bryant, Uriel Jones, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin, Diana Ross, Robert Bullock, Patrice Gordy, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson #HitsvilleUSA

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#FBF.....Berry Gordy's Motortown Revue. From left: Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Eddie Kendricks, Elbridge Bryant, Uriel Jones, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin, Diana Ross, Robert Bullock, Patrice Gordy, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson #HitsvilleUSA

Eddie Kendricks, Dennis Edwards, Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams

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The Temptations Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, and Dennis Edwards

The Temptations are an American vocal group known for their success with Records during the and Known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe, they were highly influential to R&B and soul music.

only-motown: “ Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, and Paul Williams of The Temptations with Stevie Wonder. ”

only-motown: “Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, and Paul Williams of The Temptations with Stevie Wonder.

c.1964 The Temptations | The “Classic 5" Lineup

The Temptations (Paul Williams, Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin, Melvin Franklin)

Photo of TEMPTATIONS and Paul WILLIAMS and Eddie KENDRICKS and Melvin FRANKLIN and David RUFFIN and Otis WILLIAMS; Posed studio group portrait - clockwise from left - Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin and Paul Williams

Photo of TEMPTATIONS and Paul WILLIAMS and Eddie KENDRICKS and Melvin FRANKLIN and David RUFFIN and Otis WILLIAMS; Posed studio group portrait - clockwise from left - Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin and Paul Williams

Eddie Kendrick, David Ruffin, Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin and Otis Williams lift the casket of Paul Williams

Eddie Kendrick, David Ruffin, Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin and Otis Williams lift the casket of Paul Williams