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.


The Temptations


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