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The Temptations

2013 - Grammy Winner - Lifetime Achievement Award

The Temptations are an American vocal group notable for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s. Known for their choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy wardrobe, the group was highly influential in the evolution of R&B and soul music Having sold tens of millions of albums, the Temptations are one of the most successful groups in music history. As of 2017, the Temptations continue to perform with one original member, Otis Williams, still in the lineup.


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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The Temptations : Greatest Hits : Solo : Songbook : 073999061291 : 142341117X : 00306129

The Temptations : Greatest Hits

14 of the best songs from this Motown quintet that was a sensation in the '60s. Includes: Ain't Too Proud to Beg, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, Cloud Nine, Get Ready, I Can't Get Next to You, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me), My Girl, Papa Was a Rolling Stone, The Way You Do the Things You Do, and more.

Songlist: Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Ball Of Confusion, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, Cloud Nine, Get Ready, I Can't Get Next To You, I Wish It Would Rain, I'm Gonna Make You Love Me, I'm Losing You (I Know), Just My Imagination , My Girl, Papa Was A Rollin' Stone, The Way You Do The Things You Do, You're My Everything

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Temptations | 4002b | Songbook | $14.95 | PVG


Mark Brymer : The Way You Do the Things You Do : Showtrax CD : 073999593419 : 08551325

Mark Brymer : The Way You Do the Things You Do

From the 1964 pop hit by The Temptations, this Discovery Series arrangement makes a nice feature for younger choirs. Available: SATB, 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

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Performed by Temptations | 4433p | Showtrax CD | $19.95


Mac Huff : Get Ready : Showtrax CD : 073999551754 : 08551348

Mac Huff : Get Ready

Discovery Series arrangements are specifically designed for younger performers and this 1966 hit by the Temptations does not disappoint! Available: 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

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Performed by Temptations | 4435p | Showtrax CD | $26.95


Alan Billingsley : On Stage with The Temptations (Medley) : Showtrax CD : 073999593259 : 08201156

Alan Billingsley : On Stage with The Temptations (Medley)

Transform your guys into superstar heartthrobs with this medley of unforgettable tunes from one of the best-loved groups of the '60s. Includes: Ain't Too Proud to Beg (#13, 1966), Get Ready (#29, 1966), I Can't Get Next to You (#1, 1969), My Girl (#1, 1965), The Way You Do the Things You Do (#3, 1964). Available: TTBB, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 8:30.

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Performed by Temptations | 4842p | Showtrax CD | $45.95


Mac Huff : Just My Imagination : TTB : Showtrax CD : 073999867602 : 08201075

Mac Huff : Just My Imagination

The 1971 #1 hit by the Temptations has a great groove, and this easy-to-sing arrangement by Mac Huff reproduces the wonderful vocal harmony. Available: TTB, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:40.

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Voicing: TTB | Performed by Temptations | 4864p | Showtrax CD | $26.95


Individual Folios

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Ain't Too Proud To Beg : SATB : Deke Sharon : Temptations : Showtrax CD : 08749898 : 884088349615

Deke Sharon : Ain't Too Proud To Beg

This #1 Temptations classic makes for a great closer or encore, and will have your audience clapping along. The melody sits in a perfect range to be sung by any voice parts (bass can be sung an octave lower), and with 4 verses it's a great opportunity for a shared solo.

Arranger: Deke Sharon Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749898


Get Ready : 3-Part : Mac Huff : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08551346 : 073999897388

Mac Huff : Get Ready

Discovery Series arrangements are specifically designed for younger performers and this 1966 hit by the Temptations does not disappoint! Available: 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

Arranger: Mac Huff Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551346 | Showtrax CD Available


Just My Imagination : TBB : Mac Huff : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08201074 : 073999328080

Mac Huff : Just My Imagination

The 1971 #1 hit by the Temptations has a great groove, and this easy-to-sing arrangement by Mac Huff reproduces the wonderful vocal harmony. Available: TTB, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:40.

Arranger: Mac Huff Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: TBB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201074 | Showtrax CD Available


My Girl : TTB : Alan Billingsley : William Smokey Robinson : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08201067 : 073999440225

Alan Billingsley : My Girl

The top-rated 1998 TV movie about The Temptations brought their smooth vocal harmonies and unique style to a whole new generation of fans. This 1965 #1 hit will please singers, parents and grandparents! Available: TTB, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:45.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley | Composer: William Smokey Robinson Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201067


My Girl : TB : Roger Emerson : William Smokey Robinson : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08551841 : 884088022198

Roger Emerson : My Girl

A super feature for young men's groups in middle school, this arrangement is carefully crafted to keep Part I in the alto range, while part II moves into the New Baritone range. This authentic arrangement of the Temptations' #1 hit from 1965 will keep your singers motivated and your audiences entertained!

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: William Smokey Robinson Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: TB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551841


My Girl/My Guy : SATB : Ed Lojeski : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08201409 : 073999920888

Ed Lojeski : My Girl/My Guy

Two #1 hits (My Girl in 1965 by the Temptations and My Guy in 1964 by Mary Wells) are inventively combined by Ed Lojeski in a seamless guy-girl showcase for pop and show choirs.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, IPakC and ShowTrax CD. Time approx. 4:15.

Arranger: Ed Lojeski Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201409 | Showtrax CD Available


On Stage with The <span style="color:red;">Temptations</span> (Medley) : TTBB : Alan Billingsley : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08201154 : 073999812053

Alan Billingsley : On Stage with The Temptations (Medley)

Transform your guys into superstar heartthrobs with this medley of unforgettable tunes from one of the best-loved groups of the '60s. Includes: Ain't Too Proud to Beg (#13, 1966), Get Ready (#29, 1966), I Can't Get Next to You (#1, 1969), My Girl (#1, 1965), The Way You Do the Things You Do (#3, 1964). Available: TTBB, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 8:30.

Arranger: Alan Billingsley Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $2.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08201154 | Showtrax CD Available


The Way You Do the Things You Do : 3-Part : Mark Brymer : Smokey Robinson : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08551322 : 073999284621

Mark Brymer : The Way You Do the Things You Do

From the 1964 pop hit by The Temptations, this Discovery Series arrangement makes a nice feature for younger choirs. Available: SATB, 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composers: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551322 | Showtrax CD Available


The Way You Do the Things You Do : SATB : Mark Brymer : Smokey Robinson : Temptations : Sheet Music : 08551324 : 073999339529

Mark Brymer : The Way You Do the Things You Do

From the 1964 pop hit by The Temptations, this Discovery Series arrangement makes a nice feature for younger choirs. Available: SATB, 2-Part, 3-Part Mixed, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:20.

Arranger: Mark Brymer | Composers: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers Performed By: Temptations

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551324 | Showtrax CD Available