Meet the Temptations

The Temptations - Meet the Temptations
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Based on 2 reviews
1964 Ratings: #7 / 36
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Based on 22 ratings
1964 Ratings: #34
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March 20, 1964 / Release Date
LP / Format
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Having finally owned this LP on vinyl, I thought that it is time that I have it a proper review/rating. The Temptation's first studio album 'Meet the Temptations' successfully captures the essence of an early 60's soul group and pushes it even further.

The singing across this album is fantastic. Every one of these five members is so talented vocally in their own different lanes and it all comes together to create this beautiful product. Eddie Kendricks and Paul Williams really shine on the ... read more


As someone who vastly prefers The Original Five to the David Ruffin era (The Classic Five), this is one of my favorite Temptations LPs. The majority of the songs feature the lead vocals of Paul Williams, who was vastly under-utilized later and gets to really shine on these songs. "I Want A Love I Can See" is a criminally underrated song that I would count among the very best the band ever did. "Check Yourself" and "Isn't She Pretty" are similarly excellent, but ... read more

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Track List

  1. The Way You Do The Things You Do
  2. I Want A Love I Can See
  3. Dream Come True
  4. Paradise
  5. May I Have This Dance
  6. Isn't She Pretty
  7. Just Let Me Know
  8. Your Wonderful Love
  9. The Further You Look, The Less You See
  10. Check Yourself
  11. Slow Down Heart
  12. Farewell, My Love

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Added on: September 29, 2016