Otis Williams is an American baritone singer. Also known by his nickname "Big Daddy," he is a songwriter and a record producer best known as the founder and last surviving original member of the Motown vocal group The Temptations.
We're marking our 30th anniversary as a daily NPR program, with a retrospective of some of our favorite interviews from our early days. Ronnie Spector was the lead of the '60s girl group The Ronettes. Ben E. King began his career in the '50s with The Drifters, but his '61 hit "Stand by Me" sealed his legacy. Otis Williams was a founding member of The Temptations. All three guests spoke with Terry Gross in 1988.
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