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"otis williams" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Says one had one so there's your five triples in a game not bad at all Dietrich Colbert we calmer and his Sally home in the game and the water was jerit Hughes fifty third of the ending picked up the win so the red legs as we center five and a half games out of first place on the field again today and in the series finale at the end it's right here at seven hundred W. L. W. so maybe by the time they play you'll of taking a nap well rested ready to go that's our hope here all right straight ahead in the history of music Benson wonderful wonderful bands the rolling stones of course come to mind the eagles to me come to mind the the Beatles obviously are are probably the best well documented and certainly the web most well known rock and roll band but in the history of vocal groups harmonizing leading to hit records there is none better in my opinion then the vocal group called the temptations in just a couple minutes I'll be joined by the last original remaining temptation the last guy standing Otis Williams Otis Williams joins me next he is the man who founded the temptations all those years ago and now hangs on to that legacy and pushes it forward into yet another century Otis Williams joins me next on seven hundred W. L. W. traffic and weather news radio seven hundred W. L. Cincinnati.
"otis williams" Discussed on 850 WFTL
"You're listening to St. caller. How many do walk with shop teacher can keep? Away from all moving parts. Yeah. Otis Williams, and the charms tell everybody what we're gonna do this hour. Mid west sounds of early are MVP group..
"otis williams" Discussed on In Black America
"I don't want to get way too much too. But now the good trend. How did you get that part? How did I get that part? You know, they contacted my manager and offering me the role, and how long ago, did you shoot that we shot that in July tells about your experience with the five heartbeats the five heartbeats? Wow, the five heartbeats is amazing experience. Robert McKinley telling us the whole time he was sitting out trying to make, you know, a masterpiece something everything to stand the test of time something that was different. And you know, we believe them in. We would just, you know, trying to make a movie about five men five good-looking black men who you know, throughout the trials and tribulations. In life. You know, still stayed together. Something very rare y'all so play David Ruffin in the bio pic, the temptations tells about playing him well playing David Ruffin was, you know, interesting situation because after the five heartbeats Otis Williams, the original member of the temptations told me that they were going to make a movie out of his book and he wanted me to play him. And I was like great, you know, fantastic. And so when the movie came about they called me in for meeting and told me of you know, Otis's wishes for me to play him, and they just wanted to know before they moved further what role that I think that I should play. But I thought that I should play in the movie, and I said that you know, I 's always flattered that he always wanted me to play him. But I thought I would best serve the movie if I played the role of David Ruffin, and they were just like oh my God. We're so happy said there We were were like, like. oh, we didn't know we'd get to pay day roughly, you didn't wanna play David Ruffin. And so that's how that came about. And also you play Little Richard. Yes. I played rich penman. Little Richard any research for those particular iconic musical figures. Oh, yeah. Lots lots of research, you know, talking to people who knew them, and you know, luckily for me both projects were based on a book. So I had you know, I had the techs to you know, to always reference in all times, you know, and and it helped a lot of times because I they were things that weren't in the script that you know, I bought attention to the producers and stuff to you know, to add into the script because it was taught of what happened in that cinematic Lee would work and doing the research fund is interview I noticed that you say besides the dialogue. There's also the physical part of playing apart. And I was particularly I was really in my mind about the five heartbeats, and then when you play Little Richard. And then when you play the temptations, and I was particularly struck on the down log that you said, I think when you in. Any we're getting back together us time out. You know, your Fisher specs in when you said that a lot we out the voices two that leeann how important is it for the physical part of actor and the character. If no doubt log is actually propelling you in that particular sequence. It's very important equally important, you know, being able to act isn't just about saying lines. You know, it's about your facial expression your body language. It's a very important thing. I remember working with the great director Michael Mann in alley. And he told me one of the reasons why he wanted me to play this role so bad that plate is because he's so mean, this movie above the rim, and he was he loved the fact that that I did so much even when I had no dialogue, you could see in my eyes, and then my face, my facial expression. What I was feeling, and you know, it's very important. You know, lots of times, you know, in real life. You know, when you're. Talking to someone it's about how they look at you. How in their demeanor is just as important as what they're saying. You know, how many times you come up to the person that, you know, or even a family member or use your son or your daughter. They haven't said a word like. Like what's wrong song? Right, right. Why you this? Why are you that? Oh, really you feel like that. And he said nothing..
"otis williams" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"Jober thirtieth. This year birthday you share with grace slick Jefferson airplane Jefferson starship than just the starship than just grace? Seventy nine years old today, and she has many hits. Oh, they were an incredible group. They go all the way back to the nineteen sixties. Also on the birthday list from the fabulous temptations. Otis williams. Singer seventy seven today. Lee. Welcome. I remember deep thoughts over that song. Romay CDC. The drummer Chris Slade is seventy two. I'm looking out into the newsroom, I say Jim colony at the sports desk. Yeah. Gino Bonelli is coming back next month November. You know about this at the palace theatre. He knows he knew. This is a sidebar also. Away over there on the side. Timothy Schmitz the bass player for the eagles. Seventy one. On there. Many many many many hits that's one of their most iconic bass solo there. Last night at halftime show was. A free concert by Bush where they performed in front of Niagara Falls, Gavin, roast Ross stale singer-guitarist trade show. Yeah. Monday night football has a halftime show now. Yeah, they did really Marshall free except for all the commercials. From REM. Ken stringfellow? You have to wait for. Rapper. Darren O'Brien is forty nine better known as no. His career as Melvin. In studio guest a couple of times. As the bonds. Winkler Seventy-three danley award-winning. He just won an EMMY Henry Winkler earlier this month. Henry Winkler seventy three. And he was really great to have in student just as down to earth as he could possibly actor comedian, Kevin Pollock is sixty one. He's done for as Christopher Walken impersonation..
"otis williams" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Saint Louis county council members to approve funding for the transit system soon or buses and trains could grind to a halt. I think that we need to pause and appropriate half last week county council members decided to only give metro and Saint Louis county police six months of funding for security instead of the typical year. Why councilman save a lack of safety on the system is unacceptable? And so is the lack of progress on both sides, but the security issue has meant holding up all of metro's funding council, chairman Sam page says they've been seeking answers. Well, we wanna make sure that the system is funded in running. I think we continue to have conversations with with the police and by state about how they're going to work together and more effectively and metro says that if the county council does not approve funding for transit operation soon. Delivery of transit services in Saint Louis county will definitely be impacted. Michael Calhoun news in twenty camoy a plan. To protect the national geospatial intelligence agency site for possible. Leans is expected to pass this week in the Saint Louis board of alderman, the action comes as a defensive move after the Bank of Washington, Missouri filed suit claiming it has some rights to the ninety seven acres of Jefferson cast, the city's head of development Otis Williams was asked how clean the title is right now as we speak. It is clean. We are the along L CRA is the is a clear title holder. What we're trying to do here. Saying sure that there's an impossibility that someone can then. Richard across the aisle, and and and take possession under the plan. The alderman would declare the city the rightful owner to the site. The city is hoping to handle and over to federal government to build the nj complex in November. Despite the Trump administration's anti immigrant tone, the Saint Louis area organization that hopes to attract immigrants to the region is setting a lofty goal mosaic project is hoping to bring twenty five thousand immigrants here by twenty twenty-five project executive director Betsy Cohen tells Campbell accents gonna take the region to get it done. We can add between two and three thousand foreign born people each year, which we have done in past years. We just have to put more effort toward it with the programs that are here with international students and keeping them with our companies companies that are moving people here and says one of those companies as bear which plans to bring up to seventy families from overseas to Saint Louis, the key. She says is to make sure that those who come here feel welcome. So they'll stay and convince other relatives. Co workers and friends to join them Brian Kelly, NewsRadio eleven twenty K A Molex many of the emigrants who currently live in Saint Louis say it's gotten more difficult for them to feel at home in their new country. Saint Francis community services therapist, Meredith rata says cammo ax tells came away extra clients say that thing has changed since the two thousand sixteen presidential election, literally have told us that I don't.
"otis williams" Discussed on Oprahâ€™s Master Class: The Podcast
"If you're today, there was one time we were doing a show in Ohio, and it was half an hour before we left the hotel. So we all waited for Cindy birdsong to come and get in the car. And there was no Cindy, and that was weird. So we're all kind of crazy things. So of course, we had to do the show and later she called us and said, girls, I'm sorry. But I'm with the Supremes now. And I said, Ooh, I said, that's sweet. I was pissed. They wanted to replace Florence Ballard and Cindy birdsong very much like Florence Ballard since she left to go with the Supremes, but it was done the wrong way. I would've agreed to her going with the Supremes who were doing so much better than our grew, why not graduate. So I would have said, go ahead Cindy, but let us know I or Diana talk to me, I and let me know. Don't just snatch girl from me so that hurt for a long time when things happen to me that are not so pleasant. I don't let it bring me down. I take the high road and I forgive, but I never forget. But I do take the high road. You'll never see me disrespecting anyone no matter what they've done to me. And I found a way to forgive Cindy and the Supremes for that. They wanted to enhance their group. You didn't diminish mine. You know, you just took a great. Friend of mine away, but we're still friends today. Autumn line is it's okay. I love her madly. I've had a crazy life, but it ends up well. The temptations were Philadelphia playing at the show boat downtown. And after I saw the show, they knew Patti LaBelle was in the audience and they introduce themselves. And for some reason, Otis in, I became attracted to Otis Williams of the temptations. So I ended up seeing Otis and we ended up becoming engaged, and then he amused, beautiful ring. And he talked about what kind of life where we're gonna have and everything. And I'm saying, yeah, I said, I'm right track the to it temptation or to a man that I wanna be with. I think I was more in love with the temptations than Otis Williams, who was a very sweet man. They were big at that time, you know, and sometimes you get a little celebrity crazy. And I think I was in that category Chow that Maga Rinaldo sons went through my mind. Mess it. I don't think this is gonna work. And the reason I said it is because he wanted me to move the Detroit and stop saying and not use this. I don't think so. I sat. Really. I said, very nicely. The engagement is all I have to sing for the rest of my life, no matter what if they weren't paying me, I have to say that's how it is with me, no matter what I'm going to say. Yes. I still really care for him very much. He's a sweet man, but I'm glad I didn't marry booboo now that was a good move on my part. I knew that I was more than that. So believe in yourself and release yourself of things that you think you want release set mine and say, no, I want to do better. There's no other group like Lebel. They never will be Sarah Yash known Hendricks and Patti LaBelle, and we wore the most outrageous beautiful clothes. And the reason we were the close is to get your attention because three black ladies up. There's just a regular gowns s not gonna work. Most of the time it doesn't work. So that was all the gimmick. We did the most. We were Madonna and Gaga before they were and kiss. They saw our clothing and went to our designer. So we were kissed before they were kiss, you know, we were ahead of our time and let me tell you there's not been another Lebel out in life..
"otis williams" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Be kept private. I mean, it is affecting their career it's affecting their reputation. It's affecting their ability for career advancement in. It's putting them in harm and as far as the due process rights there have been no procedural protections. As to how any of this came about moody says she believes this list is unconstitutional. But for now, she admits no lawsuit is planned to argue that in court, Kevin Kelly, NewsRadio eleven twenty kmox. And the circuit attorney's office says it has no intention of making the officers names public, but defends the list as valid leaders ask for a list such such a Saint Louis police chief John Hayden for the first time answering questions about the back and forth between his department, and the circuit attorney over that so-called exclusion lists, the initially said, she wouldn't accept cases from Twenty-eight officers. She named on the list, but didn't spell out any reasons. What happened in a meeting between the chief and prosecutor to iron this out the meeting was constructive. And I think we sent out a press release about some of the things that we agree to all of which were about constructive partnership between the second attorney's office and the settlers pleased to bomb out of that meeting came one change, the circuit attorney now says cases involving those Twenty-eight officers will be decided individually. Well, you could say that the power plex project is rounding first beta plan is to transform the struggling mills outlet mall into a big indoor outdoor sports complex. They're looking to to to really re up leases with certain of the of the compatible uses like the movie theater like like, the go-carts those kinds of things, and then the rest would replace with new leases public financial terms were approved in Hazelwood Thursday, which include contributions from Saint Louis county, and the CVC and others totalling thirteen million dollars the rest of the sixty three million dollars must now be raised privately. Hazelwood city administrator Matt Zimmerman says the mall right now is almost empty is definitely way way down from what it was even five years ago. When I first came here, they are hoping to start construction on phase one this year and open next summer. Michael Calhoun, NewsRadio eleven twenty kmox city of Saint Louis wants to make it clear. It owns the land that slated to become the future home of the national geospatial intelligence agency. North Saint Louis a Bill. Designed to fend off any liens on. The property will be introduced Friday in the board of aldermen this after the Bank of Washington, Missouri filed a lawsuit claiming it has some right to the site. Meanwhile, the city's head of development Otis Williams says they're planning a grass seed on the ninety seven acre site at Jefferson and cast. We're continuing to move ahead actions and activities for this site on schedule or ahead of schedule. And we're all of course, to be able to turn this over to the federal government. The land is scheduled to be handed over to the feds at the end of this year..
"otis williams" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"If the state will help staff this initiative to with highway patrol troopers from my understanding there has been communication with the highway patrol, and I'm not sure what what they worked out without patrol yet. But there has been communication between our department and the troll since twenty twelve twenty people have died on this stretch of natural bridge. Thirteen of those pedestrians. Mo- dot says they're also working on a new road design that slows down traffic and makes those on foot safer. They've bulldozed the land and planted grass seed at the future home of the national geospatial intelligence agency in north Saint Louis, but there are new concerns about a possible lien on the property. The city's head of developing Otis Williams says the Bill will be introduced in the board of aldermen this Friday to clear up any confusion ninety seven acre site, and this time we own all of the property clear. Our concern here is that we want to be sure that there's no possibility that at any time any lean could be reimposed on the property Williams says they're doing this because the Bank of Washington Missouri filed a lawsuit claiming it has some right to the site. Meanwhile, we're continues toward the goal of handing over the site as a blank slate to the federal government at the end of this year. Komo news time is seven twenty four in Texas. Twenty four year old Dallas man died after falling off a rental scooter scooter safety is under review here as the fire department reports several ambulance runs to help people who fallen in Saint Louis. This is Kevin Kelly. Nobody has been seriously hurt here. But on Tuesday of this week downtown three ambulances rushed to help three different. People who fell from the electric scooters downtown alderman. Jack coder says the issue bears watching mean, if the if the fire department sees a major uptick, I would say three instances today is concerning but not caused for complete alarm yet, especially given how new and popular these are if this becomes a trend over many months, I think that's something. We're going to have to address and maybe talk to the various.
"otis williams" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Says eventually they want the list of twenty eight invalidated by the courts, but admits his lawyers are still huddling on how to do that Kevin Colleen's radio eleven twenty km away. Kim Gardner says she has no intention of revealing the officers names, but she insists the officers on the list have credibility problems. None of our leaders. Ask for such and such a list that Saint Louis police chief John Hayden for the first time answering questions about the back and forth. Between his department and the circuit attorney over that exclusion list. The circuit attorney initially said she wouldn't accept cases from Twenty-eight officers. She named on the list, but didn't spell out any reasons. What happened in a meeting between the chief and the prosecutor to iron this out the meeting was constructive. And I I think we sent out a press release about some of the things that we agree to all of which were about constructive partnership between the second attorney's office and the settlers police department out of that meeting came one change, the circuit attorney now says cases involving those Twenty-eight officers will be decided individually north county is a step closer to becoming a youth sports tournament. Mecca not the final stop. And it's the final step of the first step Hazelwood gave approval to financial terms for power plex and indoor outdoor sports complex intended to replace much of the struggling mills outlet mall. They are hoping to have construction started yet this year with an opening in the summer of twenty nine hundred Hazelwood city administrator Matt Zimmerman says now that the public terms of the project are finalized it's up to power play. Lex backers to raise more than fifty million dollars for the project sports related stores at the mall would stay but the rest and much of the parking lot would be turned into fields hotels. And even a waterpark are part of further phases. Michael Calhoun, NewsRadio eleven twenty kmox. New concerns about the future home of the national geospatial intelligence agency in north Saint Louis. The board of aldermen will consider a Bill later this week. That would fend off any potential liens on the property Otis Williams's, head of economic development for the city of Saint Louis have a clear, title and our purpose. Here is just to ensure that there's not any possibility that any lean could be reimposed. The Bank of Washington Missouri filed a lawsuit claiming it has some right to the site. Meanwhile, work continues on the ninety seven acre site at Jefferson and Cass which is scheduled to be handed.
"otis williams" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"The way that we are constructed now so let's work within the boundaries of who you realistically are and create equal opportunity for people in the way that they wanna live modified thought for yeah so first of all i would say i i would completely endorse the idea that we should no longer have the expectation that everybody will marry or that everybody will have children that's freeing and that's good on the other hand the idea that to say marriage is incredibly important for social cohesion and for personal happiness and for the welfare of children is somehow going back when at this very moment the educated classes are doing exactly that you know tell all those doctors and lawyers and accountants that they're living in the nineteen fifties when they have these nice solid families and these secure futures because they are following a life script that leads to those things and so my prescription would be see that we have a huge move minnesota movement and maybe not unlike mothers against drunk driving where we make it clear that the success sequence in life is finish high school get a job get married before you have your first child and you will not be poor and your children will thank you for it that's a chair and she's a conservative columnist and author of the new book sex matters how modern feminism lost touch with science love and commonsense also with us honda rose and she's the author of the end of men and the rise of women she co host the invisibility podcast on npr and they were both kind of join us in our studios in washington dc thank you so much for speaking to us thank you my pleasure and finally today who else could that be but the temptations one of a handful of groups who were part of the soundtrack of american life in the nineteen sixties and seventies there's a new musical currently playing at the kennedy center in washington dc that tells the story of the group's founding and rise to superstardom it's called ain't too proud the life and times of the temptations and the musical is told through the eyes of its co founder and sole surviving member otis williams we talk with otis williams yesterday today we wanted to hear from the playwright a detroit native herself dominique marie so she's a rising star in her own right with previous works that include a trilogy of place set in detroit that explore the jazz era through the two thousand eight recession maurice o's very career also includes a stint writing for the hit tv show shameless and domonique marie so is with us now welcome thanks so much for joining us and congratulations thanks for having me so why did.
"otis williams" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Why do you think the music of the temptations still indoors you know i don't know that you really i don't i think it might be in the constitution you can't have a wedding without player motown song the temptations of i think it might be in the law here motels music timpson music i wanna pay a phrase it when i listen at the migros when i listen it was going on last night the party i was sitting there listening to stevie sense delivered yours that music was so profoundly effective but you don't realize it until years later everybody can identify with relate to to some extent and is just to kinda music that make you say wow i lived through that i love that music would bring all kinds of memories nowadays something that let me know that the importance of the temptations i also get a lot of fan mail so this one particular day got fan mail from and i'm sitting reading it and mr williams says you get this would you please call me my mother would like to talk to you so i call i say hi this is otis williams i'm responding to your letter dollars mr williams hold on let me get my mother so i'm sitting there mother came to the phone i came out a mouth is god not to take me until i talked to otis williams how do you say anything behind and she said let me tell you what you guys man to me in my life and the music that you make and as she's telling me all this i'm sitting there and tears running down my eyes and after she finished she said now god can take i asked him don't take mattel talk odiously and so when she hung up we hung up i set the nsa wow so i've had moments like that which lets me know that the music that we have made and continue to make such a profound effect on people just depending on the person on the people that is otis williams of the temptations the musical ain't too proud the life and times of the temptations tells the story of a group from otis williams perspective it's playing now at the kennedy center in washington dc otis williams finish truly been an honor thank you so much for speaking in my pleasure darling and we hope you'll tune in tomorrow for my conversation with dominique marie so the playwright behind the musical for saturday that's all things.
"otis williams" Discussed on Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge & LZ
"That's the senate is how many the blacks team ever solid black coming up next we're gonna hear from kobe what is kobe think about the current laker situation about the offseason about lebron we'll hear from one kobe bryant next exactly george yes sir put up a poll okay who's the best otis oh who are the nominees otas ready right or the storm was was no that's what we got very many good otis's real name otis who i was going to meet a minute sea breeze let it be right out oh holder store oldest will sodas tool he was a serial killer put put him under list let's let's ask this out a little bit before we do that one of the best zero killers really i i don't don't feel feel like like there's there's enough enough movie after ota's has been here otis real goes away otis yep and then once we started using it yeah otis redding is definitely at the top of this famous otis lists that i have here otis williams do you know otis williams's these guys to be black last thing vojkan otis james fashion designer otis clay r and b singer otis clay yeah otis rush otis blackwell odors alexander's daycares we misses some older knicks otis thorpe there's not really that many famous otis's to be honest with you reading is by far the most famous says you grew up around bet famous is that what it is what it is.
Former officer gets 5 years for beating Walmart customer over tomato
"At eight thirty nine wsb temperature is sixty four a former police sergeant gets prison time for beating a man he thought was stealing tomato from walmart heroin carnegie tells channel two action news he still feels the effects of the baton beating that broke his leg in a walmart lobby titanium poll in it i've got a couple of big nuts and infections and buckles back had doubled back to weigh a tomato he'd already bought but then atlanta police sergeant trevor king bonnie was stealing king's lawyer otis williams says this negotiated five year sentence was best even though kings giving up his right to appeal making sure that he didn't spend the next ten to twelve to twenty years in prison and we take that gamble carnegie says keen got what he deserved bronco waters wsb a plan to arm teachers at jefferson city schools is on hold for now we'll be tabled until we either decided to do something else for maybe modify this proposal following a weekend form full of opinion on the issue superintendent john jackson says he wants a study group to take the summer to take closer looks at what other counties are considering like infanticide and lawrence is he okay if adventure his school board says no to a plan yeah i mean i would at least i know we would have made an effort to do something that we're doing not doing why edgar treiguts wsb a california judge issues a final ruling that requires coffee makers to add cancer warning labels to their products in the state the coffee industry was trying to fight off a ruling that it had to adhere to california's prop sixty five requirements which mandate warning labels on products that have cancer causing chemical jackie quinn reports the industry unsuccessfully argued the roasting process produces a harmless amount of a chemical linked to cancer wbz news time eight forty one hits nineteen minutes still vr stripers against charlotte night seventy five kuwait field and the georgia bulldogs take on the georgia tech yellow jackets baseball team at suntrust park tonight benefiting children's healthcare.
"otis williams" Discussed on Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin
"Something special happens and i have a great otis williams is a great friend of mine a patient of mine who founded the temptations and he has the greatest reason four false settle with the temptations that berry gordy told them without and i'm gonna revealed out on saturday you'll hear all about digital the higher also notes on the show i laugh said but i just think it's great when you hear frankie valli who really on hockey were all these incredible seniors and remember calvin when you've seen full saddle it makes it even harder for you to be able to copy them so it gives him though unique signature and it's reminds me wait till you hear when i talk about lien l messy the soccer player on some level it's very similar speaking of doc mock you really ill would you want which ones the saudi hailed of arts co ltd delo flavored et here in august tsr i dr arguably warriors server denies should be good time thank you thank you guys are just reading further into this michael bennett story that has gone all around the the sports world even the news world my name has been it i in an acid news with marcellus inc calvin so of course by now you should have heard or maybe haven't heard but michael bennett on the night of august twenty six of course that was the fight after the fight in vegas he would decided to go to drains with several of hundreds of the people partied having to time they said a sound happened that sound alike gunshots according to michael bennett and he ran along with other people and he said then he was stopped by police and then he said they stone on the ground he was cuff to toes fingers were nominated put a gun in his head sale the blow your blinked the head off they call them uh names and and so he kept asking trying to figure out quote what did i do and they weren't answering those questions for him so he put out a long statement.
"otis williams" Discussed on Fresh Air
"I guess uh feeling that i had something in my voice that that should keep on he insisted that i stayed in the business in the eu's 1 steal i find very responsible for me still being in how i hold him buried near and dear he so long passed away for many years now but uh to ask ashes story he's a reason why ice more less estate in started a solo career but did you think of vast spanish islands accelerator none on on on it it should have been adrift the record jerry leave mike stole oh who at that time we develop a very strong friendship ball as writers in produces in france and they they're the ones that went to atlantic and spoke to all ahmadou oregon and asked him what he considered spanish home being a benny king record to address the recognize how i started a soak up solo career with a record they've really benny king recorded in 1988 he died in 2015 at the age of seventy six after a break we'll continue our thirtieth anniversary retrospective and returned to 1988 for an interview with otis williams a founding member of the motown group the temptations this is fresh air support for fresh air comes from boomerang a new subscription video app offering timeless cartoons and new original animated series laugh along as bugs and daffy fight over rapid season in duct seasons tom and jerry play the ultimate game of catandmouse and scoobydoo and the mystery ain't crew solve another case available for streaming ondemand boomerang shares the best of both classic and contemporary animation you can find boomerang on the web mobile apple tv amazon fire roku and krung cast visit boomerang dot com slash promo and use the promo code fresh air to start your free trial today this is fresh air let's get back to our thirtieth anniversary retrospective in 1988 i spoke with otis williams who sang with the temptations the great soul harmony group that had the hits my girl the way you do the things you do i wish you would rain since i lost my baby and poppa was a rolling stone.
"otis williams" Discussed on Fresh Air
"But um i just we just did all the dances you know we've by living in spanish holum you learned all the dances anyway i mean you could just about the window and people wanna cornered singing and stuff and it would this how we learned i loved it from the time i was three is owen my whole family applauded me i ruined the song wisdom milanic over the spine of billy gumbu because in item ghana me months it'll meal pique is fat filled with guy envy gave you senator gun were having fun on the value and i think that's when i got an hole and then my family get started applauding me and i was like three years old and i said that's what i want to be the rest of my life i want to perform let's go to um uh more of your recordings with the run outs you you first signed with a small label called kopecks records let's try uh that those records never really became a hits how did you sign with phil spector with whom you really recorded your your best known rigour what we we were we were still with kopecks at the time when we when we met fell and the ad my mother go down to um kopecks rackets and tell them that we didn't want any part of show business but wanted to go back to school and we we just didn't want it sing anymore and and this was all fills plan and my mother my mother's and fills plan to get us on his label so they released as kopecks naturally we hadn't adne hits from them so it wasn't like they were letting go these big stars who know readmit any it records so is perfect in my mother went there one day and she got them to release us because we were under age and and we my mother said they don't want to sing anymore her in about six months later we had a new one records so.
"otis williams" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"North country public radio in canften new york and nprs environmental coverage which helps to raise awareness on issues surrounding climate change and the corporation for public broadcasting this is wnyc good morning i'm strong calls in with a look at our weather forecast we could see some rain today about a 40 percent chance of showers mostly after eleven am otherwise mostly cloudy today high seventy one it could be a little windy windows as high as twenty eight miles an hour today more rain is likely four tonight it'll remain cloudy overnight low sixty degrees wind gusts up to twenty two miles an hour and then tomorrow wednesday at twenty percent chance of showers early on in the morning the cloud should blow away by the afternoon with a high near seventy six the next fresh air we continue our thirtieth anniversary retrospective featuring interviews from our first two years we'll hear in 1987 interview with ronny specter of the girl group the ran that's and maintain 88 interviews with otis williams if the temptations and ben he king who is a lead singer of the drifters and had the hit stand viney join us today at two on 939 fm debbie nyc this summer we the commuters asked to hear from you and we did our lane they got has by throwing his simple as that now let's take a breath see what we've learned and where we go from here joined we the commuters had wnyc dot org slash commuters.
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"In manhattan manhattan there's so many highrises filled with so many people with all this pentup anger if it was ever let loose we'd really be in big trouble patty chairs he had the unique ability to tap the the most fundamental truth in people in the individual characters and also in terms of area in terms of his own this situation that these observing did you ever see a a picture that he that he wrote cold hospital i know well it's it's hilarious as as network is with with the uh fundamentally of deeply serious idea behind it and uh and he did it in that too he's i miss seem every day network who has one of your many movies that was shot in new york locations no i think you were really one of the first directors to ashley do location shooting in manhattan kazan first amanda me right behind him but at that time it wasn't fashionable at all it was very difficult to put together more than one good movie crew because the there was that would work going on here also it coincided clearly with the uh kind of picture we were doing which were usually very realistic pictures uh pictures that benefited visually from being done on location sydney lament recorded in 1988 he died in two thousand eleven at the age of eighty six tomorrow will continue our thirtieth anniversary retrospective featuring interviews from our early days will hear a 1987 interview with ronny specter of the girl group the run that's and 1988 interviews with otis williams of the temptations and benny king who was the lead singer with the drifters and had the hit stand by me i am teary gross i hope you'll join us.