Ain't Too Proud To Beg
The Temptations

I know ya wanna leave me
But I refuse to let you go
If I have to beg and plead
For your sympathy
I don't mind cause
You mean that much to me

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1966
  • B-side: "You'll Lose A Precious Love"
  • peaked at No. 21 on the UK Singles chart in 1966 ~ the first charted hit in the UK for The Temptations
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album Gettin' Ready (1966)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • lead vocals: David Ruffin
  • written by Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr.
  • produced by Norman Whitfield
  • recorded Jan 4 and Jan 11, 1966 at Hitsville USA (Studio A), Detroit, MI
  • Gordy Records label
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