Episode 104 – The Temptations’ Otis Williams

The group is celebrating its 60th anniversary

The Temptations founding and sole surviving member, Otis Williams, is celebrating his 80th birthday this week and 60th anniversary of the legendary R&B group that’s inspired generations of musicians. On November 1st, City College Center for the Arts will host a virtual event that will feature a conversation with Williams with several special celebrity guests.

The “Evolution of The Temptations’ Music, 1961-2021” will be simulcast from the Aaron Davis Hall’s renowned Marian Anderson Theatre, named after the distinguished African American singer who broke racial barriers and inspired new generations of singers of all colors. Distinguished musician, composer and entertainment entrepreneur K. Sparks will conduct the online event, which begins at 7:30 pm EDT and will feature other special guests.

Williams joins us to discuss the event as well as his legendary career including new Temptations music, Ain’t Too Proud musical and more.

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Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

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