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Ali-Ollie Woodson (born Ollie
Creggett on September 12, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and keyboardist.
Tenure with The
He is most notable for being lead singer of Motown act The Temptations from 1984 to 1986, and
from 1988 to 1996. While in the group, he co-wrote, co-produced
and sang lead on the 1984
Temptations single "Treat Her Like a Lady", which was a #2 hit on
the U.S. R&B charts. His last Temptations album was 1995's For Lovers Only.
Even though he is no longer a member of the Temptations, he
toured with them in Japan in 2002
while member Barrington "Bo"
Henderson was unable to accompany the group due to visa
Since leaving the group, Woodson began a solo career, and often
toured with a Temptations-like revue called Ali-Ollie Woodson
& the Emperors of Soul (Emperors of Soul being the name
of the Tempts' 1994 box set).
Revue featuring Dennis Edwards
From 2006-2008, he was in The Temptations Revue featuring Dennis Edwards,
although he and Edwards were never Tempts members at the same time.
Woodson also toured with Aretha Franklin in 2008.
Ali Ollie Woodson feature with
an interview at Soul Express