Together (The Supremes and The Temptations album)

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Together
Original LP cover
Studio album by Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations
Released September 23, 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Pop, soul
Label Motown
Producer Frank Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Al Clevland, Terry Johnson, Tom Baird, Henry Cosby, Deke Richards
Diana Ross & the Supremes chronology
Let the Sunshine In
(1969)
Together
(1969)
Cream of the Crop
(1969)
The Temptations chronology
Puzzle People
(1969)
Together
(1969)
On Broadway
(1969)
Alternative cover
The original American LP for Together has a cover which folds out to reveal a full illustration of The Supremes and the Temptations. The full artwork was also used for some international versions of the album without requiring the cover to be unfolded.
Singles from Together
  1. "The Weight"
  2. "Why (Must We Fall in Love)"

Together, released by Motown in 1969 (catalog number MS 692), was the second and final duets studio album combining Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations into an eight-person Motown act. Like the first duets LP, Diana Ross & the Supremes Join The Temptations, it is composed entirely of covers, including versions of The Band's "The Weight", Sly & the Family Stone's "Sing a Simple Song", Frankie Valli's "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and Motown songs like "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing" and "Uptight (Everything's Alright)". "The Weight" was the only single in the US, and failed to make it into the American Top 40. "Why (Must We Fall in Love)", a UK exclusive single, was a Top 40 hit on the UK singles charts.

Together was released on the same day (September 23, 1969) as Puzzle People, a regular Temptations album showcasing the group's then-current psychedelic soul sound.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stubborn Kind of Fellow"
  2. "I'll Be Doggone"
  3. "The Weight"
  4. "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing"
  5. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)"
  6. "Sing a Simple Song"
  7. "My Guy, My Girl" (Medley of both songs)
  8. "For Better or Worse"
  9. "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
  10. "Why (Must We Fall in Love)"

Personnel[edit]