"Gettin' Ready" by the Motown vocal group the Temptations, was released in June 1966. It marks the transition of the group from having Smokey Robinson as its main producer, with new producer Norman Whitfield taking over Robinson's position. Two #1 R&B hit singles, one from each producer, are included: "Get Ready" from Robinson with Eddie Kendricks on lead, and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" from Whitfield with David Ruffin on lead. Also included is the original version of "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby", which would be re-recorded as a hit for Marvin Gaye in 1969. The album was also one of the last albums to contain tracks co-authored by members of the group until the release of "The Temptations Do The Temptetions" in 1976. As with previous Temptations albums, several songs are written by members of The Miracles: Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Pete Moore, Ronnie White and Marv Tarplin.
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The Temptations - Gettin' Ready
U.K. Tamla Motown TML 11035 (1966)
Album produced by Norman Whitfield and William "Smokey" Robinson.
The vinyl attains a strong excellent grading, suggesting few plays.
Both record centre labels are clean and unmarked.
The laminated flipback cover is in excellent condition, displaying only minimal signs of wear.
The album cover has a strong undamaged spine, displaying clear printed script.
Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.