Top 10 Best Temptations Songspreachinpreach Don't worry!! I know there are so many to choose from. If your favorite isn't listed add it!!
The Top Ten
ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! The Temptations were meant to record this song. And, Smokey Robinson is a genius for writing it. LOVE IT!
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... "
It really doesn't mean a thing cause this group is the best out of motown. I am 70 years old and I have followed them from the beginning.
MY DAD SANG THIS TO MY MOM ON HER DEATH BED AFTER 42 YEARS OF MARRIAGE. HE STILL CAN'T HEAR IT WITHOUT TEARING UP.V 36 CommentsUListen to Sample
To large but was good. - CedreticFomento
Just saw them perform Saturday. Wish they had played this entire song. It's a favorite!
Papa Was a Rolling Stone, was the first song of it's kind. It was called 'Psychedelic soul' and it was dark and lingering. The Temptations had never done anything like it before and a lot of rock band loved it. Rolling Stone actually performed it during there 1974 tour but it didn't have the same magic. This song, by far, was their greatest song.
Eleven minutes of pure funk. The bass line is heavenly.V 9 CommentsUListen to Sample
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...
I fist herd in 1998 and to this day when I hear this I still have along you just have to do the sameV 5 CommentsUListen to Sample
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!
My all time favorite
Best love song ever written in my opinion, and it brilliantly compliments the Temps voice!V 7 CommentsUListen to Sample
I love the changes in tempo of this song.
My number one temptation song of ALL time!
Jamerson really funks this song up!UListen to Sample
Something about this song that makes it my favorite. Beautiful mixed
This is a very beautiful song
Switch out I know I'm loosing you for I can't get next to you
David never sounded better.V 1 CommentUListen to Sample
It the best song they madeUListen to Sample
Just a good Ole favorite!
Norman Whitfield at his best. I like how the 5 members share the lead (Whitfield's idea) and Dennis Edwards' emotional delivery. A different side for the Temptations; the 1970s were something else!
Great songUListen to Sample
This is ABSOLUTELY without a doubt an incredible song!
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
My all time favorite!UListen to Sample
Great song... I have always loved it.
Best song ever period!
Painful, plaintive and perfectV 6 CommentsUListen to Sample
I think this was the best of this ten whether it be David Ruffin or Dennis Edwards!
Soulful, powerful, hip, and cool=best song and not for the wanna bees and light hearted masses
Good enough for a Rare Earth cover
I love this song!UListen to Sample
I'm old school, grew up with the original Temps. This song, gets me rocking with my cane!
I enjoy this song and would like to use it as my ringtone.
GREAT SONG WHEN MUSIC WAS MUSIC
I've always Loved this kind of Music.Raised Very Well by listening to this type of Music. THEY can't B BEAT! MS CarterUListen to Sample
Honestly very surprised to not see this in the top 5 or 6. Like most of their work, this makes you want to just get into it, plus it's much more famous than the rest of the songs around this 7-15 level.
Class tune one of my top 10
My favorite temptation songUListen to Sample
Great googa mooga, can't you hear me talking' to you, how is this not in the top 5?
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 timelessUListen to Sample
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.
This is one of the best songs ever.
Best song ever!
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.UListen to Sample
Love this song! Great wedding song!UListen to Sample
This is the best Christmas song even still to this day! 05-08-16
Great. Christmas. Song And to me it's sung by the very best vocal artist ever.UListen to Sample
Ollie (the best ever Temp) and my man Theo sets this song on fire... Great rendition
This whole album (For Lovers Only) is phenomenal. It would make a great gift! The arrangement and performance of the Classics is pure genius! Ollie Wootson has outdone himself! Do yourself a favor and check it out. You and your significant other will have quite a night!
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.UListen to Sample
A pure blend of vocals and a funky orchestra. The tention, the excitement, purely a masterpiece.UListen to Sample
This song should have been one of their #1 picks! W-o-n-d-e-r-f-u-l Song!UListen to Sample
It should be number six.UListen to Sample
Love all of their songs. But have to choose heavenly and you're my everythingUListen to Sample
Such a great song. Truly in the spirit of the early Temptations.
Beautiful lyrics, great voices.UListen to Sample
I can't believe this song is so low... This song is so beautiful...UListen to Sample
The song is excellent and should be on this list somewhere!UListen to Sample
Richard Street kills in this. The coolest slow jam the Temps ever made.UListen to Sample
The incomparable Paul Williams leads this classic written by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White. Check out the live version it is epic!UListen to Sample
Tempts doing their thing
Another Dynamic by David.UListen to Sample
Holds a very special place in my heart
Next to My Girl their best songUListen to Sample
I was only 10 when I first heard this song so I missed a lot of references, but as I grew the song grew with me revealing itself just as casually as my own understanding of the world about me did. I loved the fun style, the freedom it represented, and of course I loved that booming base! One of my many favorite Temptations songs!UListen to Sample
An iconic war protest song.UListen to Sample
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