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High school football 2019: Northeast Florida Week 5 roundup - The Florida Times-Union 21 Sep 2019, 3:45 am

High school football 2019: Northeast Florida Week 5 roundup  The Florida Times-Union

The Times-Union tracks high school football scores from around the Jacksonville area for Friday, September 20.

Country, Smoothed Over - Truthdig 21 Sep 2019, 12:23 am

Country, Smoothed Over  Truthdig

A very good friend of mine, now deceased, interviewed Buck Owens back in the 1990s as the Buckaroo promoted his box set. My friend pitched Owens his ...

State awards $34-million in Community Development Block Grants - WWLP.com 20 Sep 2019, 8:57 pm

State awards $34-million in Community Development Block Grants  WWLP.com

BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP)– The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded $34 million to support a variety of housing, ...

Deeds were transferred in Chilton County for the week of Sept. 21 - The Clanton Advertiser - Clanton Advertiser 20 Sep 2019, 7:44 pm

Deeds were transferred in Chilton County for the week of Sept. 21 - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

Sept. 13. -Wanda Fancher to Tammy Renee Morton and Tonya Marie Williams, for $10, land located in Section 27, Township 24, Range 12. -Wanda Fancher to ...

Mable Marie Williams, 93, guaranteed no one left her house hungry or empty handed - Port City Daily 20 Sep 2019, 6:00 pm

Mable Marie Williams, 93, guaranteed no one left her house hungry or empty handed  Port City Daily

WILMINGTON — Mable Marie Williams, 93, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Wilmington. She was born Feb.

Madisonville Police Department reports — Sept. 19, 2019 - SurfKY News 20 Sep 2019, 4:20 am

Madisonville Police Department reports — Sept. 19, 2019  SurfKY News

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/19/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Brandon Michael Morse of Madisonville was charged ...

Larry Brown: 'I thought we were getting Carmelo' in 2003 NBA Draft - syracuse.com 19 Sep 2019, 9:24 pm

Larry Brown: 'I thought we were getting Carmelo' in 2003 NBA Draft  syracuse.com

Former Detroit Pistons coach Larry Brown says he thought the team was drafting Carmelo Anthony.

Lewis Reed, Lyda Krewson question Jefferson Arms workforce - St. Louis Business Journal 19 Sep 2019, 7:29 pm

Lewis Reed, Lyda Krewson question Jefferson Arms workforce  St. Louis Business Journal

Concerns that the developer behind the $104 million redevelopment of the Jefferson Arms building may use mostly out-of-state workers prompted questions ...

Evolution St Louis receives funding from Opportunity Zone - Fibre2fashion.com 19 Sep 2019, 2:54 pm

Evolution St Louis receives funding from Opportunity Zone  Fibre2fashion.com

Evolution St Louis, a premier high-tech knitting facility at 3830 Washington Blvd, has received an investment from the newly created St Louis Manufacturing ...

Evolution St. Louis receives investment - Knitting Industry 19 Sep 2019, 11:32 am

Evolution St. Louis receives investment  Knitting Industry

Evolution St. Louis, a premier high-tech knitting facility, based in Missouri, has received an investment from the newly created St. Louis Manufacturing ...

Temptations highlight this year's fair concert lineup | Scene - Yakima Herald-Republic 18 Sep 2019, 10:27 pm

Temptations highlight this year's fair concert lineup | Scene  Yakima Herald-Republic

The current lineup of the Temptations is, from left, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs, Otis Williams, Willie Greene and Ron Tyson. The group is playing the Central ...

Inside the Ain't Too Proud Actors Fund Performance Celebration - Playbill.com 18 Sep 2019, 7:23 pm

Inside the Ain't Too Proud Actors Fund Performance Celebration  Playbill.com

The Tony-nominated musical, playing at the Imperial Theatre, offered a special benefit performance September 15.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Broadway Musical – Open Call Audition - The Atlanta Voice 18 Sep 2019, 4:15 pm

AIN'T TOO PROUD Broadway Musical – Open Call Audition  The Atlanta Voice

AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. Music and Lyrics from The Legendary Motown Catalog Book by Dominique Morisseau

Patti Labelle Hasn’t Given Up On Finding Mr. Right At 75: “I Still Have Time To Find A Husband” - MadameNoire 17 Sep 2019, 6:04 pm

Patti Labelle Hasn’t Given Up On Finding Mr. Right At 75: “I Still Have Time To Find A Husband”  MadameNoire

Age ain't nothing but a number. Patti is still interested in making a trip down the aisle: "I don't want a boyfriend. I want a husband."

Howard Hayes put his stamp on St. Louis building, employment - St. Louis Business Journal 13 Sep 2019, 10:00 am

Howard Hayes put his stamp on St. Louis building, employment  St. Louis Business Journal

Outstanding Diversity and Inclusion Civic Leader. If you review major development projects using public funds in St. Louis over the past 10 years – from Ballpark ...

A Layman's View: 10 things to look forward to at the fair - Frederick News Post 13 Sep 2019, 4:15 am

A Layman's View: 10 things to look forward to at the fair  Frederick News Post

First, I was on vacation. Now, I'm feeling sick. Still, I would be remiss if I didn't somehow muster up the (fleeting) energy to address the fact that at 4 p.m. today, ...

Odds & Ends: Ain't Too Proud to Hold Special Benefit Performance for Actors Fund & More - Broadway.com 12 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

Odds & Ends: Ain't Too Proud to Hold Special Benefit Performance for Actors Fund & More  Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ain't Too Proud to Hold Special Benefit Performance for Actors Fund Get ready! The hit ...

At 75, soul legend Patti LaBelle declares she is looking for a husband - Face2Face Africa 12 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

At 75, soul legend Patti LaBelle declares she is looking for a husband  Face2Face Africa

She has cultivated keen followers with music hits such as Lady Marmalade (1975), Love, Need and Want You (1981), and New Attitude (1984). Patti LaBelle ...

Showtime's “Hitsville” documentary highlights the timelessness of Motown - The Nevada Sagebrush 10 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

Showtime's “Hitsville” documentary highlights the timelessness of Motown  The Nevada Sagebrush

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of one of the most successful and impactful recording labels of all time, Showtime released the documentary “Hitsville: The ...

KC events Sept. 12-18: American Royal barbecue, Fiesta Hispana, KC Fashion Week - Kansas City Star 10 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

KC events Sept. 12-18: American Royal barbecue, Fiesta Hispana, KC Fashion Week  Kansas City Star

“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde”. Opens 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Warwick Theatre. Banned in Russia, “Gross Indecency: The Three ...

St. Louis Airport Privatization Working Group Fires Embattled Spokesman Douglass Petty - St. Louis Public Radio 10 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

St. Louis Airport Privatization Working Group Fires Embattled Spokesman Douglass Petty  St. Louis Public Radio

Updated at 1 p.m., Sept. 11, with confirmation from the St. Louis Airport Advisory Working Group Douglass Petty, the communications manager of the St.

Missionaries once tried to suppress Malawi’s music (they failed) – Susan Dalgety - The Scotsman 7 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

Missionaries once tried to suppress Malawi’s music (they failed) – Susan Dalgety  The Scotsman

Music is as much a part of life in Malawi as maize, writes Susan Dalgety, after witnessing the ageing Temptations find their mojo with a virtuoso performance of ...

Big Reds take Pennant Game for a fifth straight season - Centerville Daily Iowegian 6 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

Big Reds take Pennant Game for a fifth straight season  Centerville Daily Iowegian

BLOOMFIELD — Centerville fans have almost learned to expect it. A hard-fought game against Davis County and another victory against the Mustangs for a fifth ...

Otis Williams is suitably proud of Temptations' legacy as well as Broadway's 'Ain't Too Proud' - STLtoday.com 5 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams is suitably proud of Temptations' legacy as well as Broadway's 'Ain't Too Proud'  STLtoday.com

It seems hard to imagine a world without “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” one of the Temptations' greatest and most enduring hits. But as group co-founder and sole ...

WATCH: Ain't Too Proud's James Harkness Reveals the Celeb He'd Invite to His Show and Sings His Original Song in 'Elevator Pitch' - Playbill.com 4 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

WATCH: Ain't Too Proud's James Harkness Reveals the Celeb He'd Invite to His Show and Sings His Original Song in 'Elevator Pitch'  Playbill.com

We take an elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below as Harkness answers as many questions as he can—and offers an exclusive ...

James Harkness: Singer, Dancer, Actor - Passport Magazine 4 Sep 2019, 7:00 am

James Harkness: Singer, Dancer, Actor  Passport Magazine

Who knew you could be on top of the world and still feel beneath it?” is a hauntingly delivered line by James Harkness on Broadway in "Ain't Too Proud".

Summer gets soulful with the Temptations and the Four Tops - Cape Cod Times 31 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

Summer gets soulful with the Temptations and the Four Tops  Cape Cod Times

HYANNIS — Harmonies as smooth as a late summer breeze swept through the Melody Tent Friday night, courtesy of the Temptations and the Four Tops.The two ...

As feds plan Goodfellow complex closure, St. Louis working to keep 2000 workers in city - STLtoday.com 30 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

As feds plan Goodfellow complex closure, St. Louis working to keep 2000 workers in city  STLtoday.com

St. Louis officials are looking for sites to keep some 2000 federal employees who work out of the General *Service* Administration's Goodfellow Federal Complex ...

WATCH: Jawan M. Jackson Plays 'Whose Album Is It Anyway?' - Playbill.com 29 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

WATCH: Jawan M. Jackson Plays 'Whose Album Is It Anyway?'  Playbill.com

Jawan M. Jackson, who stars as Melvin Franklin in Broadway's Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations, stopped by the Playbill studio to play ...

Anne Cole Estate Gifts $2.5 Million to Otis College of Art and Design - Hollywood Reporter 28 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

Anne Cole Estate Gifts $2.5 Million to Otis College of Art and Design  Hollywood Reporter

The Anne Cole Estate has gifted $2.5 million to the Otis College of Art and Design, which will endow the Anne Cole Scholarship fund. Additionally, an academic ...

After a season bugged in injuries, Big Reds looking competitive in tough district - Centerville Daily Iowegian 26 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

After a season bugged in injuries, Big Reds looking competitive in tough district  Centerville Daily Iowegian

The Centerville Big Reds battled through an injury-riddled season a year ago and would miss out on the playoffs after sporting a 5-4 record. Now with everybody ...

Showtime's new Motown documentary as bright and infectious as the label's music - South Bend Tribune 25 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

Showtime's new Motown documentary as bright and infectious as the label's music  South Bend Tribune

Hitsville” is cohesive and teeming with energy — and the challenge of equal screen time just shows how much history had to be crammed into two hours.

Get Ready!: The Temptations, with founding member Otis Williams, to perform at Memorial Hall - Pueblo Chieftain 9 Aug 2019, 7:00 am

Get Ready!: The Temptations, with founding member Otis Williams, to perform at Memorial Hall  Pueblo Chieftain

Otis Williams never would believed how beloved the Temptations would be - even after nearly 60 years of existence. “It means a lot to me that we have become ...

In The Groove with Temptations Founding Member Otis Williams - WDET 31 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

In The Groove with Temptations Founding Member Otis Williams  WDET

The legendary Motown artist looks back on how performing music helped him through difficult times in his life. Tweet This. On this edition of “In The Groove,” ...

Otis Williams, the Last Original Temptation, on Storied Band, Broadway Play - WDET 26 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams, the Last Original Temptation, on Storied Band, Broadway Play  WDET

The Temptations founder and only surviving original member, whose life story inspired a current Broadway play, says the band keeps rollin' on, no matter what.

Temptations at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, 5 Things to Know - The Oakland Press 25 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Temptations at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, 5 Things to Know  The Oakland Press

On the cusp of its 60th anniversary, the Temptations feel like they're standing on the top again. And with good reason.

City Of St. Louis Seeks Public Input On Economic Development Strategy - St. Louis Public Radio 24 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

City Of St. Louis Seeks Public Input On Economic Development Strategy  St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis residents had a chance Tuesday to weigh in on the city's new economic development strategy. Timetria Murphy-Watson was one of a few dozen ...

A Conversation With Music Legend Otis Williams Of The Temptations - WVXU 19 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

A Conversation With Music Legend Otis Williams Of The Temptations  WVXU

Otis Williams is the founding, and only surviving, member of the original, legendary, super-group The Temptations . The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Otis Williams: 'The Temptations didn't love themselves' - The Guardian 8 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams: 'The Temptations didn't love themselves'  The Guardian

The only surviving original member of the hit R&B group talks about the darker side of a legacy and the musical it inspired. @robledonne. Mon 8 Jul 2019 10.17 ...

On this day in Alabama history: Motown singer Paul Williams was born - Alabama NewsCenter 2 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

On this day in Alabama history: Motown singer Paul Williams was born  Alabama NewsCenter

Paul Williams was born in Birmingham on this day in 1939. As a teenager, Williams performed with friends Eddie Kendricks, Kel Osbourne and Willie Waller in a ...

Temptations in the Apollo's Walk of Fame - Amsterdam News 20 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Temptations in the Apollo's Walk of Fame  Amsterdam News

Not only were “The Temptations” emblazoned on the Apollo's marquee, the Motown group's name is now embedded along the theater's Walk of Fame, located ...

Temptations leader Otis Williams talks Broadway hit, 60th anniversary of the group - Atlanta Journal Constitution 19 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Temptations leader Otis Williams talks Broadway hit, 60th anniversary of the group  Atlanta Journal Constitution

But since the arrival of “Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations,” the jukebox musical that began its journey to Broadway in 2017 and landed ...

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 18: The Temptations 'Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)' - The Root 18 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 18: The Temptations 'Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)'  The Root

As a child, I grew up hearing The Temptations, but I don't recall really listening. Of course, I knew of Motown and thus I knew some of their biggest songs, some ...

Ain't Too Proud Cast Celebrates Black Music Month With A Cappella 'My Girl' - Playbill.com 17 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Ain't Too Proud Cast Celebrates Black Music Month With A Cappella 'My Girl'  Playbill.com

The quintet posted a cover of the Temptations hit—one different from the version heard in the biomusical.

Apollo Theater Honors The Temptations' Otis Williams - Inside Edition 15 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Apollo Theater Honors The Temptations' Otis Williams  Inside Edition

The Apollo Theater is celebrating 85 years of cheers, jeers and laughs.

Otis Williams of The Temptations Weighs in on Hitting the Great White Way, His Mortality, and Patti LaBelle’s Big Lie - The Root 14 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams of The Temptations Weighs in on Hitting the Great White Way, His Mortality, and Patti LaBelle’s Big Lie  The Root

Larry Braggs, Terry Weeks, Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, and Willie Green attend 14th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater on June 10, 2019, ...

Temptations to perform at Mystic Lake in September - SW News Media 13 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Temptations to perform at Mystic Lake in September  SW News Media

The Temptations will return to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m., the casino announced this week.

The Temptations celebrate 59-year career anniversary during annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala - AOL 11 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations celebrate 59-year career anniversary during annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala  AOL

The Temptations' early Apollo experience would later lead the group to earning four Grammy awards, and an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Otis Williams Touches on Why The Temptations Remain Timeless - Yahoo Entertainment 10 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams Touches on Why The Temptations Remain Timeless  Yahoo Entertainment

The last living member of The Temptations, Otis Williams, attended the 73rd annual Tony Awards in New York City last night to support Ain't Too Proud , which ...

For Derrick Baskin, 'Ain't Too Proud' Is A Chance To Inspire Young Black Artists - HuffPost 8 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

For Derrick Baskin, 'Ain't Too Proud' Is A Chance To Inspire Young Black Artists  HuffPost

The Tony-nominated actor gives a rich performance in the Broadway musical as The Temptations' Otis Williams, the only surviving original member of the gr...

The Temptations Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk of Fame - NY1 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk of Fame  NY1

Surviving member Otis Williams sits down with NY1 to reflect on his first time playing at the Apollo.

Apollo Theater honors The Temptations - Reuters.com 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Apollo Theater honors The Temptations  Reuters.com

The group's only surviving, original and founding member, Otis Williams, called the Harlem theater his second home. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Apollo Theater honors Temptations with Walk of Fame spot - PIX11 New York 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Apollo Theater honors Temptations with Walk of Fame spot  PIX11 New York

HARLEM — The Apollo Theater honored The Temptations Friday, giving the group a spot on their Walk of Fame in Harlem. Otis Williams, the last surviving ...

Ain't Too Proud -The Life and Times of the Temptations: Smokey Robinson and cast talk about Tony Award nominated Broadway show - Blackfilm 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Ain't Too Proud -The Life and Times of the Temptations: Smokey Robinson and cast talk about Tony Award nominated Broadway show  Blackfilm

Ain't Too Proud_The Life and Times of the Temptations is nominated for 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical and playing at the Imperial Theater. The hit ...

Legendary Otis Williams talks Temptations and Tonys - The Philadelphia Tribune 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Legendary Otis Williams talks Temptations and Tonys  The Philadelphia Tribune

Since their very first No. 1 hit record, “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” made the Billboard charts in 1964, the Temptations have become an enduring part ...

Ain't Too Proud Tony Nominee Derrick Baskin on Otis Williams and Oprah Being His 'Uncle O and Auntie O' & More - Broadway.com 20 May 2019, 7:00 am

Ain't Too Proud Tony Nominee Derrick Baskin on Otis Williams and Oprah Being His 'Uncle O and Auntie O' & More  Broadway.com

Derrick Baskin is currently giving a Tony-nominated performance as Otis Williams, the sole living original member of hit Motown group The Temptations, in Ain't ...

Apollo Theater Announces Spring Gala; Performers Include Otis Williams And The Temptations, and More - Broadway World 17 May 2019, 7:00 am

Apollo Theater Announces Spring Gala; Performers Include Otis Williams And The Temptations, and More  Broadway World

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its 2019 Apollo Spring Gala, the historic Theater's largest annual fundraising event, taking place on Monday, ...

Apollo Theater to Induct The Temptations into Walk of Fame on June 7 - Broadway World 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Apollo Theater to Induct The Temptations into Walk of Fame on June 7  Broadway World

The legendary Apollo Theater – the soul of American culture and a globally recognized national treasure – will honor the legendary and iconic Temptations with ...

The Temptations, with original Otis Williams, play the Shubert May 24 - CTPost 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations, with original Otis Williams, play the Shubert May 24  CTPost

Otis Williams, last of the five original Temptations, still tours with the group, which will perform in New Haven Friday, May 24, at the Shubert Theatre. Past honors ...

The Temptations Musical Nominated for 12 Tony Awards - ColorLines magazine 1 May 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations Musical Nominated for 12 Tony Awards  ColorLines magazine

The new musical “Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Playbill announced ...

Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud Is a Rousing, Joyful Nod to Black American Life and Legacy - The Root 30 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud Is a Rousing, Joyful Nod to Black American Life and Legacy  The Root

Ephraim Sykes, Jeremy Pope, Jawan M. Jackson, James Harkness, and Derrick Baskin in “Ain't Too Proud to Beg: The Life and TImes of the Temptations” ...

'Ain't Too Proud' Temptations: I could never love another - The Riverdale Press 28 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

'Ain't Too Proud' Temptations: I could never love another  The Riverdale Press

You know the songs through and through. You may even recall how important AM radio was, and the weekly top 10. You also should remember how Motown ...

Derrick Baskin Takes You To ‘Church’ As Otis Williams In ‘Ain’t Too Proud’: We’re Changing Lives & Healing - Hollywood Life 23 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Derrick Baskin Takes You To ‘Church’ As Otis Williams In ‘Ain’t Too Proud’: We’re Changing Lives & Healing  Hollywood Life

You may think you know The Temptations, but they're so much more than the catchy tune of 'My Girl.' Derrick Baskin takes on the role of Otis Williams in the ...

Grammys celebrate 60 years of the 'Motown Sound' | Entertainment Now - The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Grammys celebrate 60 years of the 'Motown Sound' | Entertainment Now  The Philadelphia Tribune

It's hard to believe that it's been 35 years since Michael Jackson broke out the Moonwalk and set the world on fire with his sizzling performance of “Billie Jean” at.

Derrick Baskin (‘Ain’t Too Proud’) on playing Otis Williams: ‘I love when art can heal’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] - Gold Derby 15 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Derrick Baskin (‘Ain’t Too Proud’) on playing Otis Williams: ‘I love when art can heal’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]  Gold Derby

“I love when art can heal,” confesses Derrick Baskin. The actor is dipping into the healing power of performance via his lead role in the hit new musical “Ain't Too ...

‘Ain’t Too Proud’s Derrick Baskin Almost Resisted The Temptation Of The Broadway Season’s Hit Musical: Tony Watch - Deadline 12 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

‘Ain’t Too Proud’s Derrick Baskin Almost Resisted The Temptation Of The Broadway Season’s Hit Musical: Tony Watch  Deadline

Derrick Baskin was sick of musicals when Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations arrived in his life. He'd performed on Broadway in Memphis, ...

The Temptations' Otis Williams Interviewed - Santa Barbara Independent 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations' Otis Williams Interviewed  Santa Barbara Independent

The Temptations set the bar high as Motown Records' often-imitated but never-matched finest vocal group with the best choreography from its golden era.

Jeff Moehlis: Lead Us to The Temptations | Arts & Entertainment - Noozhawk 4 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Jeff Moehlis: Lead Us to The Temptations | Arts & Entertainment  Noozhawk

The Motown group will perform at the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on April 12.

The Temptations and the Four Tops bring the TNT concert to Akron - cleveland.com 31 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

The Temptations and the Four Tops bring the TNT concert to Akron  cleveland.com

Legendary Motown artists Temptations and Four Tops makes a stop in Akron on their TNT tour. The two Motown hit makers will perform at the Akron Civic Center ...

The life and times of The Temptations comes to Broadway - TheGrio 28 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

The life and times of The Temptations comes to Broadway  TheGrio

Fall in love with the new Broadway musical “Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” which offers a look into their journey to fame.

Otis Williams, Berry Gordy, & Shelly Berger Join Opening Night Celebration of 'Ain't Too Proud' - theknockturnal.com 25 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Otis Williams, Berry Gordy, & Shelly Berger Join Opening Night Celebration of 'Ain't Too Proud'  theknockturnal.com

Motown legends Otis Williams, Berry Gordy, Shelly Berger and more join the opening night celebration of the new Broadway musical, Ain't Too Proud: The Life ...

They AIN'T TOO PROUD! The History of the Temptations - Broadway World 22 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

They AIN'T TOO PROUD! The History of the Temptations  Broadway World

'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' opened last night, March 21, at Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).

‘We’re Bringing the Truth’: Inside the Making of the Temptations Broadway Musical - Rolling Stone 21 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

‘We’re Bringing the Truth’: Inside the Making of the Temptations Broadway Musical  Rolling Stone

The incoming Broadway musical about the enduring music and volatile career of the Temptations features many elements associated with a prestige show.

Temptations Musical Hits Broadway and 'The Tonight Show' - The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Temptations Musical Hits Broadway and 'The Tonight Show'  The Philadelphia Tribune

In 1999, the superb TV miniseries "The Temptations," based on the book by the group's founder, Otis Williams, won the NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding ...

Cholly Atkins Taught Motown to Dance. His Moves Get an Update in ‘Ain’t Too Proud.’ - The New York Times 16 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Cholly Atkins Taught Motown to Dance. His Moves Get an Update in ‘Ain’t Too Proud.’  The New York Times

The Temptations' dancing was essential to their allure. Sergio Trujillo makes it more intricate, stylistically varied and narratively sophisticated.

Stars and Creators of Ain't Too Proud, Plus the Temptations' Own Otis Williams, on Telling the Group's Story on Broadway - Playbill.com 11 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Stars and Creators of Ain't Too Proud, Plus the Temptations' Own Otis Williams, on Telling the Group's Story on Broadway  Playbill.com

Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations, the new musical about the Motown vocal sensation was showcased on CBS Sunday Morning March 10 ...

"Ain't Too Proud": The Temptations' story comes to Broadway - CBS News 10 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

"Ain't Too Proud": The Temptations' story comes to Broadway  CBS News

Close your eyes, and it's 1969 all over again. And while the men on stage aren't the real Temptations, just like the originals they can sing, and man, can they ...

'Cloud Nine' At 50: Otis Williams Reflects On The Temptations' "Experimental" Era - Recording Academy | Grammys 15 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

'Cloud Nine' At 50: Otis Williams Reflects On The Temptations' "Experimental" Era  Recording Academy | Grammys

The 77-year-old frontman and only original surviving member of the legendary Motown group recalls recording the band's ninth album and taking influence from ...

Otis Williams Opens Up About The Temptations Coming To Life On Broadway (Exclusive) - Closer Weekly 5 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Otis Williams Opens Up About The Temptations Coming To Life On Broadway (Exclusive)  Closer Weekly

The sole surviving original member of the Temptations got emotional watching the new musical about his legendary Motown group. “When I saw my life story, ...

Celebrating The Temptations: Otis Williams shares thoughts on music and longevity - Rutland Herald 3 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Celebrating The Temptations: Otis Williams shares thoughts on music and longevity  Rutland Herald

The Temptations concert originally scheduled for Sept. 23 at Rutland's Paramount Theatre was postponed until 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Last month, an interview ...

'The Temptations' at 20: Cast and Crew Look Back at Making the Classic Miniseries - Billboard 1 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

'The Temptations' at 20: Cast and Crew Look Back at Making the Classic Miniseries  Billboard

Airing on NBC on November 1 and 2, 1998, the two-part miniseries covered the highs and lows of the group from its origins in the 1950s to the mid-1990s.

Temptations survivor Otis Williams ain’t too proud to talk - The Globe and Mail 22 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Temptations survivor Otis Williams ain’t too proud to talk  The Globe and Mail

Currently up and running at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre and destined for Broadway, the new jukebox musical Ain't Too Proud – The Life And Times Of ...

Otis Williams, the last Temptation - Toronto Star 20 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Otis Williams, the last Temptation  Toronto Star

There is, if you'll pardon the expression, a temptation to view Otis Williams's role as portrayed in the new Temptations musical, Ain't Too Proud, as rather more ...

Is Otis Williams of The Temptations the Pettiest Man Alive? An Analysis - The Root 21 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Is Otis Williams of The Temptations the Pettiest Man Alive? An Analysis  The Root

The Temptations is one of my all-time favorite singing groups. I'm especially a fan of the “Classic Five” lineup (I like to call it their “Death Lineup”—no pun ...

Motown Legends Smokey Robinson and Otis Williams Visit New Bio Musical Based on The Temptations - PEOPLE.com 13 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Motown Legends Smokey Robinson and Otis Williams Visit New Bio Musical Based on The Temptations  PEOPLE.com

Smokey Robinson, original Temptations member Otis Williams, and longtime Temptations manager Shelly Berger made a visit to the upcoming Broadway ...

John Legend, Otis Williams, and More Attend Ain't Too Proud Opening - TheaterMania.com 28 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

John Legend, Otis Williams, and More Attend Ain't Too Proud Opening  TheaterMania.com

The pre-Broadway engagement of the Temptations musical opened Friday, August 24, at Los Angeles's Ahmanson Theatre.

The Last Temptation - Rolling Stone 13 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

The Last Temptation  Rolling Stone

“Now are you ready to go back?” a tuxedoed band leader asked the crowd at Staten Island's St. George Theatre on a rainy night in May. “I'm talking about all the ...

Otis Williams on the Success of 'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations' Musical and the Group - Billboard 2 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Otis Williams on the Success of 'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations' Musical and the Group  Billboard

Otis Williams couldn't be happier about the success of the new Broadway show 'Ain't To Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations.'

Otis Williams, Original Member Of The Temptations, On 'Ain't Too Proud' - WMOT 30 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Otis Williams, Original Member Of The Temptations, On 'Ain't Too Proud'  WMOT

With their signature harmonies, tight choreography and flashy outfits, The Temptations helped define the Motown sound. Lesser known is what the five young.

'Ain't Too Proud': The Temptations Musical Hits The Stage - NPR 30 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

'Ain't Too Proud': The Temptations Musical Hits The Stage  NPR

The memoir of the Motown group's co-founder, Otis Williams, plays out in Ain't Too Proud. Although the successes of the fractious group came at a cost, Williams ...

Temptations founder Otis Williams on new album, today’s millennial artists - Rolling Out 20 May 2018, 7:00 am

Temptations founder Otis Williams on new album, today’s millennial artists  Rolling Out

Since signing with Berry Gordy's Motown Records in 1961, the legendary Temptations have gone through many incarnations in their more than 50 years making ...

The Last Temptation of Motown: A Conversation with Soul Survivor Otis Williams - PEOPLE.com 4 May 2018, 7:00 am

The Last Temptation of Motown: A Conversation with Soul Survivor Otis Williams  PEOPLE.com

The last original member of Motown titans the Temptations talks new music and breaking down racial barriers in the tumultuous 1960s.

Otis Williams is Gonna Make You Love Them - SF Weekly 21 Sep 2017, 7:00 am

Otis Williams is Gonna Make You Love Them  SF Weekly

Everybody dies by the end of Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of The Temptations. Everybody except Otis Williams, the last surviving member of The ...

Celebrating 30 Years Of 'Fresh Air': Singer Otis Williams, Founder Of The Temptations - NPR 29 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Celebrating 30 Years Of 'Fresh Air': Singer Otis Williams, Founder Of The Temptations  NPR

Williams started the famed harmony group, whose hits included "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg." Later he kept The Temptations together after its lead ...

Otis Williams talks Temptations ahead of San Angelo gig - San Angelo Standard Times 26 Apr 2017, 7:00 am

Otis Williams talks Temptations ahead of San Angelo gig  San Angelo Standard Times

He was there at the beginning, helping to write some of the group's earliest and greatest hits, like “My Girl,” “Get Ready” and “(I Know) I'm Losing You.” He was ...

Otis Williams: The Temptations’ Soul Survivor [INTERVIEW] - EBONY.com 25 Jun 2013, 7:00 am

Otis Williams: The Temptations’ Soul Survivor [INTERVIEW]  EBONY.com

There are few groups in the history of music to experience the incredible amount of success and longevity as The Temptations. Their music became the ...

Otis Williams Bio


Founding member of The Temptations

October 30, 1941, (77 years old)

Otis Miles Jr.

Otis Williams
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