Friday, October 17, 2008

INTERLUDE: Four Tops Singer Levi Stubbs Dead at 72

One of the all time greatest singers, Levi Stubbs, has passed at 72.

The Four Tops signed with Motown Records in 1963 and produced 20 Top-40 hits over the next 10 years, making music history with the other acts in Berry Gordy's Motown stable.Their biggest hits were recorded between 1964 and 1967. Both 1965's "I Can't Help Myself" and 1966's "Reach Out" went to No. 1 on the Billboard pop chart. Other hits included "Shake Me, Wake Me" (1966); "Bernadette" and "Standing in the Shadows of Love" (both 1967).

Rest in Peace


Creeper said...

Levi Stubbs R.I.P
who can ever forget dancing to their soul music.
thank's for all the memories.

Anonymous said...

Ask the Lonely is a great one too.

A loss for all music lovers

Anonymous said...

If I remember correctly, Levi Stubbs was also the voice of the man eating plant in the movie "Little Shop of Horrors."

If that was him, he had a great character voice, "feed me Seymour, I'm hungry!"

Anonymous said...

Levi Stubbs was one of the greatest of all time. There is plenty of stuff on YOUTUBE for us to enjoy.