By Pierce McFarlane
R&B Changed Forever
Roots of Rock and Roll and Blues
Rythm and Blues, or R&B, formed from a mix of negro spirituals, jazz, and gospel. It developed and became popular mostly among African Americans in a time when Rock and Roll was taking root in the heart of the white population.
The Temptations Spotlight
Other songs include:
Papa was a Rolling Stone
Just My Imagination
Ain't to proud to Beg
1964- #11 on the charts hit with “The Way Your Do The Things Your Do”.
1965- #1 on the Charts with “My Girl”.
1966- #3 on the charts with “Beauty is Only Skin Deep”.
1969- #1 on the Charts with “I Can't Get Next to Your”
1989- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.