March 25, 2017

The Temptations’ Ollie Woodson dies at 58

By Roger Friedman

HollywoodNews.com: Ollie (Ali) Woodson of the Temptations died on Sunday. He was 58 and had been suffering from leukemia.

Woodson was not an original member of the group. They were David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams. Melvin Franklin and Otis Williams. Only Williams survives from that era beginning in 1960.

Ollie joined in 1984, and sang lead on the Temps’ last real hit, “Treat Her Like a Lady,” in 1985. He took breaks, but lasted until 1997. He was a class act, and a great performer and soul singer.

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About Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411.com column in April after 10 years with Fox News where he helped create Foxnews.com. Friedman’s prior experience on the Internet is with MSN’s Cinemania column. Friedman also wrote the Intelligencer column as a contributing editor at "New York Magazine," where he covered the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. In addition, Friedman has been involved in book publishing and filmmaking (Only the Strong Survive). For more about Roger go to Showbiz411.com

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  • May 31, 2010 | Permalink |

    Ollie was a great Temptation and will be missed! Temptations Forever!!!!

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