Rock Talk - Bill Locey

Q&A with the Temptations performing April 12 at Ojai’s Libbey Bowl

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The Temptations

 

BE THERE OR BE SQUARE: The Temptations at Libbey Bowl, 210 S. Signal St., Ojai, tonight (April 12), 7 p.m. Cost: $24 to $68. Call: 888-645-5006. 

Bill Locey, Ojai Valley News Rock Talk columnist

The greatest vocal group ever will showcase those same old songs, plus they’ll dance, too, ably supported by a band that’s tighter than your boss — it’s a cultural landslide of art and convenience when the legendary Temptations play the Libbey Bowl tonight (April 12), a show rescheduled from last September. The Temptations have been at this for nearly six decades — they have more than 20 No. 1 hits and almost double that number when it comes to metals that make corporate suits salivate — gold and platinum records. They’re in the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame, and the Temptations have five Grammys. The mystery is why they don’t own every Grammy.

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