The composition of the group changed considerably since its inception in 1960 as 'The Elgins.'
The original group consisted of
Otis Williams (born Otis Miles, Jr. - October 30, 1941)
Melvin Franklin (1942-1995)
Paul Williams (1939-1973)
Eddie Kendricks (1939-1992) - left 1971
Elbridge Bryant (1939-1975) - left 1963
In 1964, the group included David Ruffin (1941-1991).
Dennis Edwards (born February 3, 1943) replaced Ruffin and sang with the group during
several periods from 1968 to 1989 and heads the group called The Temptations Review.
Ricky Owens (1939-1996) replaced Kendricks briefly in 1971, leaving after two months.
From 1971 to 1993, Richard Street (1942-2013) sang with the group.
Damon Harris (1950-2013) was in the group from 1971 to 1975.
Louis Price (born March 29, 1953) replaced Edwards from 1977 to 1980.
Glenn Leonard (born June 11, 1947) was in the group from 1975 to 1983.
From 1984 to 1996 Ali-Ollie Woodson (1951-2010) was a member.
Theo Peoples (born January 24, 1961) replaced Street in 1992 and was in the group until 1998
when he joined the contemporary lineup of The Four Tops.
Harry McGilberry (1950-2006) sang with the group from 1995 to 2003.
Ray Davis (1939-2005) was briefly in the group beginning in 1995.
Bo Henderson (born June 10, 1956) replaced Theo Peoples from 1998 to 2003.
In 2003, the members were
Ron Tyson (born February 8, 1948) - joined 1985
Terry Weeks (born December 23, 1963) - joined group in 1997
G.C. Cameron (born September 21, 1945) - from 2003 to 2007
Joe Herndon (born January 5, 1949) - joined 2003
In early 2015, the members were
Bruce Williamson (born September 28, 1970) - joined group in 2006
In 2015, Herndon and Williamson left, and their replacements were
Larry Braggs (from Tower of Power)
Willie Green (sang with Richard Street's group)
The Temptations Do The Temptations was created on 1976-08-16.
The Temptations was created in 1960.
The Temptations were a popular singing group
Sadly, Otis Williams is the only survivor of the original Temptations. The whereabouts of the new Temptations are unknown to me.
The five heart beats................. i think The Only other nicknames that The Temptations had were "The Hitless Temptations" and "The Tempting Temptations"... The five heartbearts was a fictional movie...
The Supremes collabrated with The Temptations in 1968 on the album, Diana Ross & the Supremes Join The Temptations.
There was never a female in The Temptations group.
The Temptations in Japan was created in 1973.
Temptations - song - was created in 1993.
Forbidden Temptations was created in 1965.
The Last Temptations was created in 1975.