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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ron Tyson has been The Temptations' first tenor for the last 29 years. Born February 8, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was raised in Monroe, North Carolina. Ron was influenced at an early age by gospel music. While singing with his grandfather's gospel group, Southern Gospel Six, he recorded his first record at the age of 7. The grandfather of pop recording duo "K-Ci and Jo Jo," founding members of the group JODECI, also sang lead with Southern Gospel Six. Ron's grandfather, Horace Presson, Sr., had a radio show that promoted gospel music. Ron traveled around, performing with his grandfather. Read more...