VetStory: The Airman who went from military to Motown

Phil Briggs
July 02, 2018 - 3:30 pm

He may not be a household name, but Terry Weeks made one of the most incredible transitions in military history. 

After serving in the Air Force, he now serves as a vocalist in one of all-time greatest American music groups- The Temptations.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • Boy from Birmingham.
  • Life changing concert in high school.
  • Singing is a job?
  • Celebrity sighting and street corner acapella.
  • Record deal, more good luck?
  • When music overpowered segregation.
  • How to succeed.

Photos by Simone Bowden

(Left) Terry singing with The Temptations. (Right) Daryl Harris, USAF Tops in Blue, Adrian Williams, Temptations Guitarist and Terry Weeks.

Weeks

The Temptations

Weeks

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