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Biography

The Four Tops in 1968

Source: Wikipedia

The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan who helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s. The group's repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz, and show tunes.

Fact file

  • Also known as: Four Tops, The Four Aims, The Tops
  • Origin: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Genres: Soul, R&B, jazz, rock n roll, pop
  • Years active: 1953–present
  • Labels: Chess Records Red Top Riverside Columbia Motown ABC-Dunhill Casablanca Arista
  • Members: Abdul "Duke" Fakir Ronnie McNeir Lawrence Payton, Jr. Harold Bonhart
  • Past members: Levi Stubbs Renaldo "Obie" Benson Lawrence Payton Theo Peoples

Read more about The Four Tops at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Aretha Franklin Detroit Memorial Features 23 Musical Acts
TMZ, 2018-08-23 18:07:00
TMZ just got a list of the performers who will take the mic at Aretha Franklin's memorial next Thursday, and it's awesome!!! Check this out: The Four TopsGladys KnightJohnny GillRon IsleyKiki SheardKurt CarrJean CarneDoug CarnRonnie McNeirL.J.…

Four Tops Member Ronnie McNeir Pays Homage in Song to Aretha Franklin
TMZ, 2018-08-16 13:00:00
Ronnie McNeir, a member of The Four Tops, knew Aretha Franklin well, and says long, long ago he became mesmerized by her amazing voice. Ronnie says he wrote a song for Aretha -- "Sister Ree" -- and sang it for her last Christmas. He sings part of…

The Four Tops nearly boarded Lockerbie plane, says Duke Fakir
BBC Entertainment, 2016-10-20 10:49:16
The last surviving original member of The Four Tops reveals the Motown group almost boarded the plane that was blown up over Lockerbie in 1988.

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