Melvin Franklin

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Birthday
12, 1942
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL
Death Date
Feb 23, 1995 (52)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1942
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL
Death Date
Feb 23, 1995 (52)

About

Singer with the Motown group The Temptations from 1960 to 1994 who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He sang with various local singing groups in Detroit, including one called The Voice Masters.

Trivia

He was usually called upon to deliver ad-libs and harmony vocals, eventually performing more verse vocals.

Family Life

His mother, Rose English, was a teenager from Mobile, Alabama.

Associated With

He and David Ruffin both sang in The Temptations.