Four Tops Second Album

Four Tops Second Album (also known as Second Album) is a 1965 R&B studio album by vocal quartet the Four Tops. The album, released on the Motown record label, reached No. 3 on Billboard's Black Albums chart and No. 20 on the Billboard 200.[3] The album contains three hit singles. "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" reached No. 1 on both the Black Singles and Pop Singles charts, while "It's the Same Old Song" reached No. 2 and No. 5 respectively, and "Something About You" reached No. 9 and No. 19.[4] In 1990, Motown bundled the Four Tops' first two albums together in a release titled Four Tops/Four Tops Second Album.[5]

Four Tops Second Album
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 13, 1965 (1965-11-13)
RecordedHitsville U.S.A. (Studio A)
GenreRhythm and blues
LabelMotown
ProducerBrian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Smokey Robinson[1]
The Four Tops chronology
Four Tops
(1964)
Four Tops Second Album
(1965)
On Top
(1966)
Singles from Four Tops Second Album
  1. "I Can't Help Myself"
    Released: April 23, 1965
  2. "It's the Same Old Song"
    Released: July 9, 1965
  3. "Something About You"
    Released: 1965
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AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

All songs composed by Holland–Dozier–Holland (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland, unless otherwise noted.

Side 1
  1. "I Can't Help Myself" – 2:45
  2. "Love Feels Like Fire" – 2:08
  3. "Is There Anything That I Can Do" (Warren "Pete" Moore, Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) – 3:07
  4. "Something About You" – 2:44
  5. "It's the Same Old Song" – 2:51
  6. "Helpless" – 2:46
Side 2
  1. "Just as Long as You Need Me" – 3:12
  2. "Darling, I Hum Our Song" – 2:44
  3. "I Like Everything About You" – 2:21
  4. "Since You've Been Gone" – 2:33
  5. "Stay in My Lonely Arms" – 2:21
  6. "I'm Grateful" (Eddie Holland, Cleo Drake, George Fowler) – 2:37

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