Otis Williams (* 30.Oktober 1941 in Texarkana, Texas; eigentlich Otis Miles, Jr.) ist ein US-amerikanischer Tenor- und Bariton-Sänger.Er war auch als Songwriter und Produzent tätig. In the film, he is depicted as shooting himself in his car. It was mid August of 1973, The Temptations were in New York attending the wedding of group member Damon Harris and his bride Tina, when Richard Street called with the news.

Show Hide article text (OCR) Clipped by bodiddleyman • 28 Oct 2017; Clipped from. David Ruffin, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams, Otis Williams and Eddie Kendricks of the Temptations pose for a portrait in 1965. The royalty pie was about to be divided — when a seventh child surfaced, a son born in 1968 to one of Paul Williams’ girlfriends. I know the original members of The Temptations were Otis Williams,Paul Williams,Melvin Franklin,Eddie Kendricks,and David Ruffin. Kenneth ended up serving almost 22 years in the pen' and when his feet hit the pavement again, he was in for the View the Full Page. Search the Largest Online Newspaper Archive. He was the son of Sophia and Rufus Williams, a gospel singer in a gospel music vocal group called the Ensley Jubilee Singers. Former group member Paul Williams, apparantly so beseiged by health and emotional … Derrick Vinyard, who was 5 when Paul Williams died, wanted a share of the Motown royalties.

Sie prägten die Erfolgsgeschichte des legendären Plattenlabels Motown und waren deren erste Künstler, die einen Grammy gewinnen konnten.

In real life however, there were some factors at the scene of his death that suggest foul play. Williams ist der Leiter der Gruppe The Temptations, welche er im März 1961 aus der Gruppe The Elgins mitgegründet hat.

Before he died, Paul Williams acknowledged fathering a sixth child, son Paul Williams Lucas. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images I know the original members of The Temptations were Otis Williams,Paul Williams,Melvin Franklin,Eddie Kendricks,and David Ruffin. "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" tenor felled by prostate cancer after a 14-year battle.

Paul Williams' death was ruled a suicide. Temptations singer, the late Paul Williams', son, Kenneth Williams went to prison in 1989 for murdering his great aunt in cold blood. August 16, 1973 – Paul Williams was born on July 2nd 1939 in Birmingham, Alabama. In many ways, Paul Williams, who died in tragic circumstances on 17 August 1973, was the Temptations’ unsung hero. The Temptations ist eine 1960 in Detroit gegründete, mehrfach mit dem Grammy ausgezeichnete afroamerikanische Gesangsband, deren Mitglieder zu den erfolgreichsten und stilbildendsten Soul-Künstlern aller Zeiten gehören. The Temptations: (L-R) Richard Street, Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, Dennis Edwards and Damon Harris. Paul Williams funeral. He met Eddie Kendricks in elementary school; supposedly, the … For starters, Paul was found lying next to his car in an alley, his body positioned as if he'd been standing. '89 was ironically also the same year his pops' was posthumously inducted into The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. 11-04-2015, 04:48 PM #3 edafan Paul Williams didn't commit suicide outside the studio while they were recording "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" as suggested in the film. Edwards left the Temptations in pursuit of solo success in 1984 and found it with the song “Don’t Look Any Further.” He went back to the Temptations three years later, but left again in 1989.