One of Motown's most elastic acts, they tackled both lush pop and politically charged funk with equal flair and weathered a steady stream of changes in personnel and consumer tastes with rare dignity and grace.
Jason Ankeny, Allmusic.com
The Temptations initial five-man lineup was the result of a merger between Detroit vocal groups the Primes and the Distants.
Equally sensual and poetic, a singer-songwriter unrivaled.
Leader of The Miracles, songwriter, and Motown pioneer.
His name says it all. He is indeed a wonder.
They set the mold for female r&b and pop vocal groups.
The sound of young America masterminded by Berry Gordy.
Combines rhythm & blues and gospel music styles.
Soul gets high.
Rock loses the roll but gains amplitude and attitude.