Temptations coming to Benedictine

  • The Temptations will perform Saturday, Oct. 16, at Lisle's Benedictine University.

    The Temptations will perform Saturday, Oct. 16, at Lisle's Benedictine University. Courtesy of Benedictine University

 
By Elizabeth Brown
Benedictine University
Posted9/28/2016 12:06 PM

The Temptations, music legends and Motown favorites, will perform next month at Benedictine University in Lisle.

The quintet will perform some of their greatest hits, including "My Girl," "Get Ready" and "Just My Imagination," beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in the school's new Goodwin Hall Auditorium, 5700 College Road.

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The group signed with Motown Records in 1961 and its first hit was 1964's "The Way You Do The Things You Do" from the album "Meet the Temptations."

The Temptations released four Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles and 14 R&B No. 1 singles. The group also won three Grammy Awards -- a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, best album for "Cloud Nine" in 1969 and best song in 1972 for "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone."

The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989. In 2010, The Temptations were ranked at No. 68 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time."

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at ben.edu/benbash. Reserved seating is $30 to $40.