45 Year Retrospective: The Temptations’ All Directions

RELEASE
27 July 1972

LABEL
Gordy

GENRE / SUBGENRE
Funk / Soul

CHART PEAK
#2 on Billboard 200



01  Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On
Hip shakin’ dancefloor excitement. (+1)

02  Run Charlie Run
Uncomfortable. (-1)

03  Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
**SINGLE** An absolute monster soul-funk epic. (+1)
–YOUTUBE VIDEO–

04  Love Woke Me Up This Morning
A bewitching sweetness. (+1)

05  I Ain’t Got Nothin’
A syrupy blandness. (-1)

06 The First Time Ever (I Saw Your Face)
A frail, pale Roberta Flack imitation. (-1)

07  Mother Nature
A blustery, emotional, flat track. (-1)

08  Do Your Thing
A horny, horn-funk slam dunk. (+1)

VALUATION INDEX
(0)

PERCENTAGE RATING
50.00%

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