The mid-sixties were the Golden Age of vocal harmony in pop music. From 1964 through 1967, while the Beach Boys and Beatles set the vocal harmony pace among pop and rock bands, the cream of pure vocal groups -- the Supremes, Four Tops, Impressions, Miracles, and Temptations -- were also at their creative and popular peaks. Even in this crowd the Temps stood alone at the top when David Ruffin was their principal lead singer.

They had it all: five great voices with perfect blend; t... (more)