Thursday, February 5, 2009
THE TEMPTATIONS aka NEIL STEVENS & THE TEMPTATIONS
When The Four Temptations(see in this blog) broke up member Artie Ripp formed and managed another Temptation's group consisted of Artie Maren,Artie Schlacman,Larry Schwartz and Neil Stevens from Flushing,NY.
They recorded three 45's for Goldisc Records.
As The Temptations.
-Letter Of Devotion/Fickle Little Girl.Goldisc Records-1960.
The Side_Barbara. charted #29 nationally in the spring of 1960.
The Side_Fickle Little Girl. was very popular in the NY area but never charted.
As Neil Stevens & The Temptations.
-Ballad Of Love/Tonight My Heart She Is Crying.Goldisc Records-1961.
In 1965 Artie found Kama Sutra Records where recorded groups as The Vacels(see in this blog) or Sha Na Na.