In Memory Richard Street of The Temptations

Richard Street was born in Detroit the very home of Tamla Motown and joined the group in 1971. It was Richard who took the lead on the classic song Papa Was A Rollin' Stone, a song that the Temptations did not want to record.

The song was a global hit and a Grammy Award Winner too, and was co-written by the late Norman Whitefield. Richard left the group in 1993 and he died in February 2013 from an embolism.