Really, this era of The Temptations is enjoyable stuff and well worth checking out. The double disc compilation Psychedelic Soul is well worth checking out, as it contains lots of essential soul music. You could even say that a few of the tracks have a pocket-symphony quality of a soul version of Brian Wilson Smile era music. Here's a few tracks from the psychedelic era of The Temptations that are worth listening to, starting with "Cloud Nine", the first track which really kicked off the new sound of The Temptations.
"Psychedelic Shack" was released in a shorter-form as a single, but here is the extended six minute version. Good stuff, and it is the same version that shows up on the double disc compilation Psychedelic Soul.
I can't stress how many good tracks The Temptations recorded during this time. Norman Whitfield was on a roll during this era, and you got to hand it to him that he was willing to change with the times. In a later post, I will tackle previous Temptations singer Eddie Kendricks and his early solo albums, well worth checking out as well.