The Best Temptations Songs


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The Top Ten

My Girl
Definitely their best song. Papa Was A Rolling Stone was just too long, while this song is a definate Motown HIT! This is the defination of SOUL! "I'm talkin' 'bout my girl... "
This is the best song ever. I listen to it every day and its the best out of all their songs. I've watched the movie about 500 times and the weird thing is, I'm only 12 years old! I'm in love with the Temptation especially Melvin! Mm good!
Awesome me and my brothers preformed this

-Otis Williams
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2Papa Was a Rolling Stone
Just saw them perform Saturday. Wish they had played this entire song. It's a favorite!
Eleven minutes of pure funk. The bass line is heavenly.
Great song, live expierence music is the best.
Opps! I made a typo in that last comment. It's My Girl, not My Girls! Thanks for correcting that before you post my comment!
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3Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)
The way Eddie sings this is extremely wonderful, The notes he hits are incredible and the emotion behind it makes a timeless classic. This song was produced before I was born and it like the temptations will stand the test of time.
Eddie Kendricks smooth falsetto is just heavenly in this song!
Best love song ever written in my opinion, and it brilliantly compliments the Temps voice!
This beautiful song takes me away.
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4Ain't Too Proud to Beg
This is my favorite - No one like David Ruffin!
This song had great rhythm and style to it. YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY LISTEN TO IT.
This and Imagination are the two best songs ever! Not just for the voices, but the production, writing...
Greatest song ever, love David Ruffin
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5You're My Everything
This should be #1. The power, enunciation, and emotion is incredible. Also the weaving in and out of Eddie and David's voices takes me to infinite and beyond! Oops, did I get too excited? Sorry, I love this song!
I was small kid when this hit came out David fan since
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6Since I Lost My Baby
This is a very beautiful song
Switch out I know I'm loosing you for I can't get next to you
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7Get Ready Listen to sample

8The Way You Do the Things You Do Listen to sample

9Cloud Nine Listen to sample

10(I Know) I'm Losing You Listen to sample

The Contenders

11Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)
This song is an excellent synopsis of the social climate when it was released and somewhat to this day. Should be in the top five if not the top three.
This song is an accurate synopsis of what is happening in the world today. It is timeless
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12Treat Her Like a Lady
I enjoy this song and would like to use it as my ringtone.
I've always Loved this kind of Music.Raised Very Well by listening to this type of Music. THEY can't B BEAT! MS Carter
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13I Wish It Would Rain Listen to sample

14Lady Soul
This is so hidden from all their other classics its not funny, I wish this song was well known too many and any who listen to The Temptations.
I have been looking for this song or album for the longest time. The one with my lady soul on it. I really do want it is abeautful song.
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15This Is My Promise
Love this song! Great wedding song!
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16Silent Night Listen to sample

17I Can't Get Next to You
I love the changes in tempo of this song.
Jamerson really funks this song up!
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18Masterpiece Listen to sample

19Some Enchanted Evening
Ollie (the best ever Temp) and my man Theo sets this song on fire... Great rendition
This song needs to be bumped up, waaay up! Please check out the whole CD, "For Lovers Only". You will be hooked. David and Ollie are definitely two of the best of all time. As much as I love David's voice, I have to concede to Ollie. Miss them so much.
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20Shakey Ground Listen to sample

21Runaway Child, Running Wild
This song should have been one of their #1 picks! W-o-n-d-e-r-f-u-l Song!
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22Heavenly Listen to sample

23Paradise Listen to sample

24White Christmas Listen to sample

25What Else

26I Want a Love I Can See Listen to sample

27Beauty's Only Skin Deep Listen to sample

28It's Growing
Tempts doing their thing
Another Dynamic by David.
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29With These Hands Listen to sample

30All I Need
Holds a very special place in my heart
Next to My Girl their best song
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Updated Monday, September 29, 2014

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