1974 David Ruffin – Me & Rock’n Roll Are Here To Stay

Me ‘N Rock ‘N Roll Are Here To Stay is a 1974 album by The Temptations singer David Ruffin. On this album the singer was given another opportunity to prove himself, as the former Temptations frontman was teamed with Norman Whitfield – an “A-list” producer who recorded a number of classics with the Temptations.


1  I Saw You When You Met Her (Norman Whitfield) 6:50
2  Take Me Clear From Here (Vincent DiMirco) 3:29
3  Smiling Faces Sometimes (Norman Whitfield; Barrett Strong) 5:18
4  Me’n Rock’n Roll (Norman Whitfield) 3:00
5  Superstar (Norman Whitfield; Barrett Strong) 3:33
6  No Matter Where (Clay Drayton; Tamy Smith) 3:30
7  City Stars (Charles Higgins Jr; Dobie Gray) 3:11
8  I Just Want To Celebrate (Dino Fekaris; Nick Zesses) 3:09



BassHenry Davis
BassRon Brown
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsAaron Smith (DR)
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDennis Coffey
GuitarEddie Willis
GuitarJohn McGhee
KeyboardsEarl van Dyke
KeyboardsMark Davis
SaxMykal Moore
PercussionStephanie Spruill
PercussionEddie Brown
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsJesse Kirkland
Background VocalsJoe Greene
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsLuther Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsLisa Roberts
VocalsDavid Ruffin

Liner Notes

Producer – Norman Whitfield
Producer – Mark Davis (Tracks 6, 7)
Engineer (Mastering) – Norman Whitfield, Art Stewart
Engineer (Recording) – Norman Whitfield, Angel Balestier, Bob Robitaille, Cal Harris, Glenn Jordan

Art Direction – Katarina Petterson
Illustration – Steve Miller
Photography – Jim Britt

Recorded At – Motown Recording Studios