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The Four Tops

The Four Tops
Formed: 1956 in Detroit, MI
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Genre: R&B, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ronnie McNeir, Renaldo Benson, Abdul Fakir, Lawrence Payton, Levi Stubbs
Biography: The Four Tops' story is one of longevity and togetherness: these Motown legends teamed up in high school and spent over four decades without a single personnel change. In between, they became one of the top-tier acts on a label with no shortage of talent, ranking with the Temptations and the Supremes ...Read full biography
Reach Out
Released: 1967
Label: Delta Distribution
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Though it's one of the best Four Tops records of the '60s, Reach Out still feels weighted down by a few vain attempts at adult pop crossover. It certainly starts out right, with the glorious "Reach out, ...Read full review
Nature Planned It
Released: 1972
Label: Motown
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Positive proof that Motown was capable of putting out a good Four Tops LP without the aid of Holland, Dozier and Holland. Levi Stubbs' warm, emotive baritone takes Ashford and Simpson's "I Am Your Man" ...Read full review
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