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The Four Tops Greatest Hits was originally released in August 1967. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard album chart in the United States, remaining on that chart for 73 weeks, and is the first Motown album to reach #1 in Britain. It spent one week at the top of the UK charts in 1968.[1]

Greatest Hits
Four Tops Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust, 1967
GenreSoul, pop
Four Tops chronology
Reach Out
Greatest Hits
Yesterday's Dreams

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland, except as noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Baby I Need Your Loving" Four Tops (1965)2:45
2."It's the Same Old Song" Four Tops Second Album (1965)2:45
3."Reach Out I'll Be There" Reach Out (1967)2:59
4."Ask the Lonely"Ivy Jo Hunter, William "Mickey" StevensonFour Tops (1965)2:59
5."Standing in the Shadows of Love" Reach Out (1967)2:35
6."Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever"Ivy Jo Hunter, Stevie WonderOn Top (1966)2:45
7."I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" Four Tops Second Album (1965)2:44
8."Without the One You Love (Life's Not Worth While)" Four Tops (1965)2:54
9."7-Rooms of Gloom" Reach Out (1967)2:35
10."Something About You" Four Tops Second Album (1965)2:45
11."Bernadette" Reach Out (1967)3:00
12."Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)" On Top (1966)2:32
Total length:33:18


  1. ^ Virgin Book of Hit Albums
Preceded by
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
UK Albums Chart number-one album
10 February 1968 - 16 February 1968
Succeeded by
Greatest Hits by Diana Ross and the Supremes