The Temptations’ “With a Lot o’ Soul”

The Temptations’ “With a Lot o’ Soul” is an album released on July 17, 1967 and the most successful from their “classic 5” era.

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Track Listing : 1.(I Know) I’M Losing You (Cornelius Grant, Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield)- 02:30 . 2.Ain’T No Sun Since You’Ve Been Gone (Cornelius Grant, Sylvia Moy, Norman Whitfield) – 03:03 . 3.All I Need (Frank Wilson, Edward Holland, R. Dean Taylor) – 03:10 . 4.(Loneliness Made Me Realize) It’S You That I Need (Edward Holland, Norman Whitfield) – 02:39 . 5.No More Water In The Well (Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Robert Rogers) – 03:03 . 6.Save My Love For A Rainy Day (Roger Penzabene, Norman Whitfield) – 03:00 . 7.Just One Last Look (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier) – 02:46 . 8.Sorry Is A Sorry Word (Edward Holland, Ivy Jo Hunter) – 02:30 . 9.You’Re My Everything (Cornelius Grant, Roger Penzabene, Norman Whitfield) – 03:01 . 10.Now That You’Ve Won Me (Smokey Robinson) – 03:12 . 11.Two Sides To Love (Sylvia Moy, Norman Whitfield) – 02:50 . 12.Don’T Send Me Away (Eddie Kendricks, Smokey Robinson) – 02:57

Musicians : David Ruffin – Vocals (Baritone/Tenor/Falsetto), Lead On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10) . Eddie Kendricks – Vocals (Tenor/Falsetto) Lead On (6 – 9 – 11) . Paul Williams – Vocals (Tenor/Baritone) Lead On (5) . Melvin Franklin – Vocals (Bass) Lead On (6) . Otis Williams – Vocals (Tenor/Baritone) Lead On (6)

Production : Produced By Norman Whitfield On (1 – 2 – 4 – 6 – 9 – 11), Smokey Robinson On (5 – 10 – 12), Brian Holland And Lamont Dozier On (7), Frank Wilson On (3), Ivy Jo Hunter On (8)

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Released On July 17, 1967 By Gordy.

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Can we get more songs with Paul Williams on lead? Please? I know Ruffin has the chart allure (and an ego to feed), but with Whitfield shifting the group’s focus to horn/percussion grooves, there’s a smoky voice just waiting to shine. […]

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This was the Temptations’ seventh hit album in a row, released as Gordy 922 in July of 1967. It shows them — and the Motown Sound — moving in a more modern direction. […]

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By now Norman Whitfield was sharing production credits with Smokey Robinsonand you can tell the difference between the two when you hear the songs. Whereas Smokey’s songwriting and productions usually were more on the sweeter and gentle side, Whitfield’s were more demanding, more anguished, more driving, especially with David Ruffin out in front on most of the tunes […]

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