The Four Tops Greatest Hits

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The Four Tops Greatest Hits was originally released in August 1967 under the catalogue number Motown 662 in both mono and stereo editions. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard album chart in the United States, remaining on that chart for 73 weeks. The album holds the distinction of being the first Motown album to reach #1 in Britain. It spent one week at the top of the chart in 1968.[1] "The Four Tops Greatest Hits" was unseated from the top of the UK album chart by "Diana Ross & the Supremes' Greatest Hits".


  1. Baby I Need Your Loving
  2. It's The Same Old Song
  3. Reach Out I'll Be There
  4. Ask the Lonely
  5. Standing in the Shadows of Love
  6. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
  7. I Can't Help Myself
  8. Without the One You Love (Life's Not Worth While)
  9. 7-Rooms of Gloom
  10. Something About You
  11. Bernadette
  12. Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)

With the exception of "Ask The Lonely" and "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever" all the tracks on the album were written and produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland.


  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