Motown Music

1960's

THE TEMPTATIONS!!!

The Temptations were among the top most famous performers in the 1960's and 70's.They were known for there smooth harmonies and intricate choreography . The members of the group were Otis Williams,Paul Williams,Melvin Franklin,Eddie Kendricks,David Rufmen,and Dennis Edwards. They were originally called the Elgins. They started the group in 1961. The Temptations had 8 great hits and had 1 Grammy for the song "PaPa was Rollin" in 1972. The group was honored with a life time reward from recording academy of 2013.

michael jackson

Michael Joesph Jackson was born on August 29,1958, in Gary Indiana, to an Affican-American working class family. His father believed in his family so much that he mad a vocalist group with his 5 children and they called themselves the Jackson 5.At such a young age he showed remarkable range and depth that he impressed every audience that he sang for. At the age of 13 he started his own solo career. He mad the charts in 1971 when he sang "Got To Be There" When he sang his album "Ben". Michael was going through a lot back then he was still in the Jackson 5 and he was on th verge of becoming the most famous pop star. In 1980 he sold over 1 million copies of his latest album.

The four tops still spinning

The American group called the four tops were one of the most popular groups in the Motown period. The members were Ronald Benson,Abdul Fakir, Lawrence Payton(lead singer), and levi Stubbs. They formed there group after singing at one of there friends parties in 1953. They called themselves ''The Four Aims'' until 1956. For 10 years they sang Jazz in clubs parties and special events. Thanks to Brian Holland,Lamont Dozier, and Eddi Holland they became primary hit makers. Their first was "Baby I Need Yo Lovin" in 1964. "I Cant Help Myself" was the number one on the pop charts in the United the United States."It's The Same Old Song" followed in 1965. The group reached a pinical of fame in 1966 with it's 2nd million seller. After the Motown period they mad the hall of fame in the 70's 80's and the 90's.
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