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Veteran Otis Williams leads way as Temptations carry on tradition

The Temptations
The Temptations
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The Temptations’ co-founder, leader and sole surviving original member Otis Williams has a very simple secret for keeping up his stamina night after night on tour. “Well, I have a black belt in sitting down and being lazy,” he said with a laugh from his home in Los Angeles, before heading out on a short run of Northeast dates. The group will be at The Egg in Albany on Saturday night. “That’s the key to ...

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December 5, 2013
7:54 a.m.

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Nice article Brian. The Temptations have always been one of my favorite groups. I was struck by the fact though that there was no mention of David Ruffin in your piece. David along with Eddie Kendricks were the main voices on the Temps early hits. I get chill bumps every time I hear "My Girl" with David singing the lead.