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 and blues and gospel music styles.
Soul gets high.
Rock loses the roll but gains amplitude and attitude.