Tag: Otis Williams

Dennis Edwards

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World Is Today)”

When Dennis Edwards replaced David Ruffin in the Temptations their sound changed but the hits kept coming...

Supremes-Temptations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Diana Ross & the Supremes and the Temptations, “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”

In 1969 two of Motown's greatest groups teamed up for a smash single...

Temptations - Al Green

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Soul Serenade: “I Can’t Get Next To You” – Which Version Gets Next To You?

The muscular Tempts or the slow-burning Al Green. Which version is your favorite?...

Soul Serenade - My Girl at 50

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Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “My Girl” at 50

An American classic turns 50 on Sunday...

Soul Serenade - Eddie Kendricks

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Soul Serenade: Eddie Kendricks, “Keep On Truckin'”

David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success...

Soul Serenade - David Ruffin

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Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)”

A Motown immortal is celebrated in recent reissues...

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Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “My Girl” (A Cappella)

The Temptations' hit "My Girl" is the very definition of a Motown standard. This week Ken Shane unearths a rare a cappella version of the...

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Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “You’re My Everything”

It’s surprising to me that we’re now several months into Soul Serenade, and I have yet to feature a track by the Temptations....

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Music, You Again?

You Again?: The Temptations, “Still Here”

There are only 26 letters in the Western alphabet, and thousands upon thousands of musical acts, so it’s only natural that every once...

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Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “Walk Away From Love”

I have mixed feelings when it comes to telling people about some of the shows I’ve seen. After all, the Beatles in ’64, Dylan...