April 1971 – Just My Imagination by The Temptations

April 1971 – a song popular in this month – Just My Imagination by The Temptations

Motown writers Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong wrote this in the late ’60s, but since Psychedelic songs were popular at the time, Whitfield and Strong decided to wait a few years before releasing it.

Interesting facts about Just My Imagination & The Temptations –

This was the last single for the Temptations with Eddie Kendricks and Paul Williams in the group. Eddie started a solo career and in 1973 scored his biggest hit with “Keep On Truckin’.”

This was the third of 4 #1 Hits by the Temptations.

The track was released in February 1971, and took off right away, peaking at #1 in April.

The Rolling Stones covered this in 1978. They had a hit with another Temptations song, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” in 1974.

This information was provided by Songfacts.com

33 thoughts on “April 1971 – Just My Imagination by The Temptations

  1. Oh my, I love this songs very much. I sang some of the lines to a friend one time, and she had no idea what the song is. She looked at me and said, that is so old. I said yes, old but I get all the feels. You simply can’t brush off classics 🙂

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