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Gone but never forgotten: Paul Williams (The Temptations)

Posted July 1st, 2014 @ 6:31pm

Remembering baritone singer and choreographer Paul Williams (July 2, 1939 – August 17, 1973). Williams is noted for being one of the founding members and original lead singer of the Motown group The Temptations. Along with David Ruffin, Otis Williams (no relation), and fellow Alabamians Eddie Kendricks and Melvin Franklin, Williams was a member of The Temptations during the "Classic Five" period. Personal problems and failing health forced Williams to retire in 1971. He committed suicide two years later.

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