THE FOUR TOPS
 

Albums recorded by The Four Tops, including release dates and UK & US
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

The Four Tops

10/64

2

The Four Tops' Second Album

11/65

3

On Top

07/66

4

The Four Tops Live!

11/66

5

On Broadway

03/67

6

Reach Out

07/67

7

The Four Tops' Greatest Hits [compilation]

08/67

8

Yesterday's Dreams

08/68

9

The Four Tops Now!

05/69

10

Soul Spin

11/69

11

Still Waters Run Deep

03/70

12

Changing Times

09/70

13

The Magnificent 7 [with The Supremes]

09/70

14

The Four Tops' Greatest Hits Volume 2 [compilation]

08/71

15

The Return Of The Magnificent Seven [with The Supremes]

--/71

16

Dynamite [with The Supremes]

--/71

17

Nature Planned It

04/72

18

Keeper Of The Castle

11/72

19

Main Street People

12/73

20

Meeting Of The Minds

07/74

21

Live And In Concert

10/74

22

Night Lights Harmony

07/75

23

Catfish

10/76

24

The Show Must Go On

11/77

25

At The Top

11/78

26

Tonight!

11/81

27

One More Mountain

08/82

28

Back Where I Belong

10/83

29

Magic

07/85

30

Indestructible

10/88

31

Christmas Here With You

11/95

32

Lost And Found: Breaking Through

09/99

33

From The Heart [live]

04/06


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1) THE FOUR TOPS

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11.

Baby I Need Your Loving
Without The One You Love (Life's Not Worthwhile)
Where Did You Go
Ask The Lonely
Your Love Is Amazing
Sad Souvenirs

Don't Turn Away
Tea House In China Town
Left With A Broken Heart
Love Has Gone
Call On Me






The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals, Keyboards
Vocals

Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland

2) THE FOUR TOPS' SECOND ALBUM

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12.

I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
Love Feels Like Like Fire
Is There Anything That I Can Do?
Something About You
It's The Same Old Song
Helpless

Just As Long As You Need Me
Darling, I Hum Our Song
I Like Everything About You
Since You've Been Gone
Stay In My Lonely Arms
I'm Grateful






The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals, Keyboards
Vocals

Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland,
Smokey Robinson (Track 2, uncredited)

3) ON TOP

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9.
10.
11.
12.

I Got A Feeling
Brenda
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)
Until You Love Someone
There's No Love Left

Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Michelle
In The Still Of The Night
Bluesette
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars
Then






The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals, Keyboards
Vocals

Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland,
Eddie Holland, Smokey Robinson

4) THE FOUR TOPS LIVE!

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8.

9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.

Introduction
It's The Same Old Song
It's Not Unusual
Baby I Need Your Loving
Reach Out (I'll Be There)
I'll Turn To Stone
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
You Can't Hurry Love

Ask The Lonely
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
The Girl From Ipanema
If I Had A Hammer
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
I Like Everything About You






Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

 

Recorded live at The Upper Deck of The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA on 22 August 1966 and 11 September 1966.

5) ON BROADWAY

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6.

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9.
10.
11.
12.

Hello Broadway
Maria
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
Mame
I Want To Be With You
On The Street Where You Live

The Sound Of Music
What Did I Have That I Don't Have
For Once In My Life
My Way
Make Someone Happy
Nice N' Easy


Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Frank Wilson

6) REACH OUT

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2.
3.
4.
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6.

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10.
11.
12.

Reach Out (I'll Be There)
Walk Away Renee
7 Rooms Of Gloom
If I Were A Carpenter
Last Train To Clarksville
I'll Turn To Stone

I'm A Believer
Standing In The Shadows Of Love
Bernadette
Cherish
Wonderful Baby
What Else Is There To Do (But Think About You)?






The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland,
Clarence Paul (Track 12),
Smokey Robinson (Track 11)

7) THE FOUR TOPS' GREATEST HITS

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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Baby I Need Your Loving
It's The Same Old Song
Reach Out (I'll Be There)
Ask The Lonely
Standing In The Shadows Of Love
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever

I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
Without The One You Love
7 Rooms Of Gloom
Something About You
Bernadette
Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)

Original LP


CD Reissue



Producer:



8) YESTERDAY'S DREAMS

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2.
3.
4.
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6.

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8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Yesterday's Dreams
Can't Seem To Get You Out Of My Mind
I'm In A Different World
We've Got A Strong Love (On Our Side)
By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Remember When

Sunny
Never My Love
Daydream Believer
Once Upon A Time
The Sweetheart Tree
A Place In The Sun


The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
The Originals
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals (Bass)
Vocals (Tenor)
Backing Vocals
Vocals (Tenor), Keyboards
Vocals (Baritone)

Ivy Jo Hunter, Ashford & Simpson,
Frank Wilson

9) THE FOUR TOPS NOW!

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6.

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10.
11.
12.

The Key
What Is A Man
My Past Just Crossed My Future
Don't Let Him Take Your Love From Me
Eleanor Rigby
Little Green Apples

Do What You Gotta Do
MacArthur Park
Don't Bring Back Memories
Wish I Didn't Love You So
Opportunity Knocks (For Me)
The Fool On The Hill


Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

10) SOUL SPIN

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2.
3.
4.
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6.

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8.
9.
10.
11.

Look Out Your Window
Barbara's Boy
Lost In A Pool Of Red
Got To Get You Into My Life
Stop The World
Nothing

This Guy's In Love With You
Light My Fire
Honey
The Look Of Love
California Dreaming


Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Frank Wilson

11) STILL WATERS RUN DEEP

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3.
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10.

Still Water (Love)
Reflections
It's All In The Game
Everybody's Talking
Love Is The Answer

I Wish I Were Your Mirror
Elusive Butterfly
Bring Me Together
LA (My Town)
Still Water (Peace)






The Andantes
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Brenda Joyce
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
Marv Tarplin


Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Guitar
The Funk Brothers

Frank Wilson

12) CHANGING TIMES

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3.
4.
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9.

In These Changing Times
Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life)
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
Right Before My Eyes
I Almost Had Her (But She Got Away)

Try To Remember
Something's Tearing At The Edges Of Time
Sing A Song Of Yesterday
The Long And Winding Road/In These Changing Times






Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Frank Wilson

13) THE MAGNIFICENT 7

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6.

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10.
11.
12.

Knock On My Door
For Your Love
Without The One You Love
Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)
Stoned Soul Picnic
Baby (You've Got What It Takes)

River Deep Mountain High
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
Everyday People
It's Got To Be A Miracle (This Thing Called Love)
Taste Of Honey
Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music






Renaldo Benson
Cindy Birdsong
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
Jean Terrell
Mary Wilson

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Nickolas Ashford (Tracks 4,5,7,8),
Duke Browner (Tracks 1,2,11,12),
Clay McMurray (Tracks 3,6,9,10),
Valerie Simpson (Tracks 4,5,7,8)

14) THE FOUR TOPS' GREATEST HITS VOLUME 2

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3.
4.
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6.

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8.
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10.
11.
12.

In These Changing Times
Still Water (Love)
Still Water (Peace)
Don't Let Him Take Your Love From Me
It's All In The Game
I'm In A Different World

If I Were A Carpenter
What Is A Man?
Walk Away Renee
You Keep Running Away
Yesterday's Dreams
Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life)


Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

15) THE RETURN OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

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3.
4.
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6.

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8.
9.
10.
11.

You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart
I Wonder Where We're Going
Call Me
One More Bridge To Cross
If You Could See Me Now
I'll Try Not To Cry

I'm Glad About It
Let's Make Love Now
I Can't Believe You Love Me
Where Would I Be Without You, Baby
What Do You Have To Do (To Stay On The Right Side Of Love)


Renaldo Benson
Cindy Birdsong
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
Jean Terrell
Mary Wilson

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Ashford & Simpson, Duke Browner,
Clay McMurray

16) DYNAMITE

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3.
4.
5.

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7.
8.
9.
10.

It's Impossible
The Bigger You Love (The Harder You Fall)
Hello Stranger
Love The One You're With
Good Lovin' Ain't Easy To Come By

Melodie
If
If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
Do You Love Me Just A Little, Honey


Renaldo Benson
Cindy Birdsong
Abdul Fakir
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
Jean Terrell
Mary Wilson

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals

Johnny Bristol (Tracks 8,10),
Joe Hinton, Bobby Taylor (Tracks 1-7,
Frank Wilson (Tracks 1-4,6)

17) NATURE PLANNED IT

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6.

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8.
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10.
11.

I Am Your Man
(It's The Way) Nature Planned It
I'll Never Change
She's An Understanding Woman
I Can't Quit Your Love
Walk With Me Talk With Me Darling

Medley: Hey Man/We Got To Get You A Woman
You Got To Forget Him Darling
If You Let Me
Happy (Is A Bumpy Road)
How Will I Forget You






Richard "Pistol" Allen
Jack Ashford
Renaldo Benson
Eddie "Bongo" Brown
Leonard Caston
Dennis Coffey
Abdul Fakir
James Jamerson
Lawrence Payton
Mel Ragen
Andrew Smith
Levi Stubbs
Eddie Willis

Producer:

Drums
Percussion
Vocals
Congas, Bongos
Keyboards
Guitar
Vocals
Bass
Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Vocals
Guitar

Frank Wilson

18) KEEPER OF THE CASTLE

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6.

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10.
11.
12.

Keeper Of The Castle
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
Put A Little Love Away
Turn On The Light Of Your Love
When Tonight Meets Tomorrow
Love Music

Remember What I Told You To Forget
(I Think I Must Be) Dreaming
The Good Lord Knows
Jubilee With Soul
Love Makes You Human
Keeper Of The Castle (Reprise)


Richard Bennett
Renaldo Benson
Ronnie Brown
Larry Carlton
David Cohen
Gary Coleman
Chip Crawford
King Errisson
Abdul Fakir
Wilton Felder
Victor Feldman
Jimmie Haskell
Paul Humphrey
Dennis Lambert
Lawrence Payton
Brian Potter
Jerome Richardson

Joe Smith
Levi Stubbs
Tony Terran

Producer:

Guitar
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Percussion
Keyboards
Percussion
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Bass
Percussion
Synthesiser
Drums
Keyboards
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Percussion
Piccolo Flute (Track 5),
Saxophone (Track 11)
Guitar
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Trumpet (Track 6)

Steve Barri, Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter

19) MAIN STREET PEOPLE

1.
2.
3.
4.
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6.

7.
8.
9.
10.
11.

Main Street People (Intro)
I Just Can't Get You Out Of My Mind
It Won't Be The First Time
Sweet Understanding Love
Am I My Brother's Keeper?
Are You Man Enough?

Whenever There's Blue
Too Little Too Late
Peace Of Mind
One Woman Man
Main Street People


Ben Benay
Renaldo Benson
Larry Carlton
Gary Coleman
Chip Crawford
King Errisson
Abdul Fakir
Wilton Felder
Paul Humphrey
Dennis Lambert
Michael Omartian
Lawrence Payton
Joe Smith
Levi Stubbs
David T Walker
Michael Wofford

Producer:

Guitar
Vocals
Guitar
Percussion
Keyboards
Percussion
Vocals
Bass
Drums
Keyboards
Keyboards
Vocals
Guitar
Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards

Steve Barri, Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter

20) MEETING OF THE MINDS

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

One Chain Don't Make No Prison
Midnight Flower
The Well Is Dry
Love Ain't Easy To Come By
No Sad Songs

Right On Brother
Tell Me You Love Me (Love Sounds)
All My Love
I Found The Spirit
Meeting Of The Minds


Steve Barri
Ben Benay
Renaldo Benson
Larry Carlton
Gary Coleman
Scott Edwards
King Errisson
Abdul Fakir
Wilton Felder
Ed Greene
Paul Humphrey
Dennis Lambert
Michael Omartian
Dean Parks
Lawrence Payton
Brian Potter
Ray Parker
Levi Stubbs

Producer:

Percussion
Guitar
Vocals
Guitar
Percussion
Bass
Percussion
Vocals
Bass
Drums
Drums
Keyboards
Keyboards
Guitar
Vocals
Percussion
Guitar
Vocals

Steve Barri, Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter

21) LIVE AND IN CONCERT

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2.
3.
4.

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6.

7.
8.
9.
10.
11.

Intro & Countdown
Are You Man Enough? [from the MGM film Shaft In Africa]
Love Ain't Easy To Come By
Medley:Love Music/Reach Out I'll Be There/
Standing In The Shadows Of Love
Midnight Flower
Baby I Need Your Lovin'

Keeper Of The Castle
I Am Your Man
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
One Chain (Don't Make No Prison)
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

LP Issue


CD Issue




Ben Benay
Renaldo Benson
George Bohannon
Julius Brooks
Clifford Carter
Marion Childers
King Errisson
Gene Estes
Abdul Fakir
Wilton Felder
Ed Greene
Charles Loper
Michael Omartian
Dean Parks
Lawrence Payton
Jerome Richardson
Herman Riley
Sahib Shihab
Maurice Spears
Levi Stubbs
Ernie Watts
Eugene Young

Producer:

Guitar
Vocals
Horn
Horn
Keyboards
Horn
Congas
Vibraphone, Percussion
Vocals
Bass
Drums
Horn
Keyboards
Guitar
Vocals
Horn
Horn
Horn
Horn
Vocals
Horn
Horn

Steve Barri, Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter

22) NIGHT LIGHTS HARMONY

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.

Seven Lonely Nights
Mama You're All Right With Me
Is This The Price?
We All Gotta Stick Together
I've Got What You Need

I Can't Hold On Much Longer
(It Would Almost) Drive Me Out Of My Mind
I'm Glad You Walked Into My Life (Dedicated To Stevie)
Let Me Know The Truth


Ben Benay
Renaldo Benson
Ginger Blake
Max Bennett
Clifford Carter
King Errisson
Abdul Fakir
Wilton Felder
Victor Feldman
Charles Findley
Ed Greene
Jay Graydon
Paul Hubinon
Jack Kelson Jr
Lew McCreary
Michael Omartian
Dean Parks
Lawrence Payton
Lee Ritenour
Fred Selden
Levi Stubbs
David T Walker
Ernie Watts


Producer:

Guitar
Vocals
Backing Vocals
Bass
Keyboards
Percussion
Vocals
Bass
Percussion
Horn
Drums
Guitar
Horn
Horn
Horn
Keyboards
Guitar
Vocals
Guitar
Horn
Vocals
Guitar
Horn
Sid Sharp Strings

Steve Barri, Lawrence Payton

23) CATFISH

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

Catfish
Feel Free
You Can't Hold Back On Love
I Know You Like It

Strung Out For Your Love
Love Don't Come Easy
Disco Daddy
Look At My Baby


Carl Austin & Co
Renaldo Benson
Eddie "Bongo" Brown
Richard "Buddy" Butson
Clifford Carter
Dennis Coffey
Greg "Thumper" Coles
Abdul Fakir
Joe Guastella
Uriel Jones
Lawrence Payton
Dave Penney
Joe Smith
Levi Stubbs
Johnny Trudell & Co
Earl Van Dyke
Robert White
Eddie Willis

Producer:

Strings
Vocals
Percussion
Keyboards

Keyboards
Guitar
Bass
Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Vocals, Keyboards
Percussion
Guitar
Vocals
Horns
Keyboards
Guitar
Guitar

Lawrence Payton

24) THE SHOW MUST GO ON

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

The Show Must Go On
I Can't Live Without You
Save It For A Rainy Day
Runnin' From Your Love

See The Real Me
Love Is A Joy
You'll Never Find A Better Man
Candy


Renaldo "Obie" Benson
Michael Boddicker

George Bohannon &
The Cats
Lorenzo "Bag Of Tricks" Brown
Robert Budson
R Coleman
Greg "Thumper" Coles
Paulinho Da Costa
Scott Edwards
Abdul "Duke" Fakir
Charles Fearing
Carolyn Franklin
James Gadson
Joe Guastella
McKinley Jackson
Uriel Jones
Tom Katella
Ronnie McNeir

Lawrence "W.W." Payton
David Penney
Jerry Peters
Greg Poree
Sharon Ridley
Sid Sharp
Joe Smith
Crathman Spencer
Levi "Drac" Stubbs Jr
John Trudell & Company
Earl Van Dyke
Charles Veal Jr
Melvin "Wha Wha" Watson
Robert White

Producer:

Vocals
Clavinet, Synthesiser,
String Ensemble Synthesiser
Horns

Percussion

Keyboards
Keyboards
Bass
Percussion
Bass
Vocals
Guitar
Vocals
Drums
Guitar
Keyboards
Drums
Guitar
Clavinet, Synthesiser,
String Ensemble Synthesiser
Vocals, Keyboards
Drums
Keyboards
Guitar
Keyboards
Strings
Guitar
Vocals
Vocals
Horns
Keyboards
Strings
Guitar
Guitar

Lawrence Payton

25) AT THE TOP

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

H.E.L.P.
Bits And Pieces
Seclusion
Put It On The News

This House
Just In Time
Inside A Brokenhearted Man
When Your Dreams Take Wings And Fly


Keith Benson
Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Bruce Gray

Carleton H Kent
Edward Moore
Lawrence Payton
Henri Smith
Levi Stubbs
TJ Tindall
Larry Washington
James Williams



Producer:

Drums
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Keyboards
Guitar
Keyboards
Guitar
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Percussion
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Guitar
Percussion
Bass
Don Renaldo & His Swinging Strings & Horns

Bruce Gray (Tracks 2,8), Norman Harris, Ron Tyson (Tracks 1,3-6)

26) TONIGHT!

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

When She Was My Girl
Don't Walk Away
Tonight I'm Gonna Love You All Over
Who's Right, Who's Wrong?

Let Me Set You Free
From A Distance
Something To Remember
All I Do
I'll Never Ever Leave Again


Crusher Bennett
Renaldo Benson
Ron Carter
Richard Crooks
Henry Davis
Nathan East
Abdul Fakir
David Friedman
Neil Jason
George Marge
Greg Mathieson
Bill Meyers
Lawrence Payton
Greg Poiree
Jeff Porcaro
Seldon Powell
Carlos Rios
Tom Saviano
Ralph Schuckett

Joe Shepley
Lou Soloff
Levi Stubbs
Neil Stubenhaus
Ed Walsh
David Williams
David Wolfert

Producer:

Percussion
Vocals
String Bass
Percussion
Bass (Track 6)
Bass
Vocals
Vibraphone, Orchestral Bells
Bass (Track 8)
Flute, Oboe
Piano (Track 7)
Piano
Vocals
Guitar (Track 9)
Drums
Flute
Guitar
Saxophone
Organ, Synthesiser,
Acoustic Piano (Tracks 1,9)
Flugelhorn
Flugelhorn
Vocals
Bass
Synthesiser
Guitar
Guitar, Synthesiser, Orchestral Bells

David Wolfert

27) ONE MORE MOUNTAIN

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Sad Hearts
One More Mountain To Climb
Givin' It Up
I Believe In You And Me

I'm The One
Keep On Lightin' My Fire
Nobody's Gonna Love You Like I Do
Dream On
Whatever It Is


Crusher Bennett
Renaldo Benson
David Boruff
Ernie Carlson
Lou Cortelezzi
Richard Crooks
Nathan East
Abdul Fakir
Chuck Findley
Larry Hall
Kim Hutchcroft
Paul Jackson Jr
Charlie Loper
Steve Madaio
Bill Meyers
Alan Meyerson
Lawrence Payton
John Phillips
Carlos Rios
John Robinson
Steven Rubinstein
David Samuels
Levi Stubbs
Neil Stubenhaus
Lee Thornburg
Ed Walsh
David Williams
David Wolfert

Producer:

Percussion
Vocals
Saxophone
Trombone, Bass Trombone
Saxophone
Percussion
Bass
Vocals
Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Saxophone
Guitar
Trombone, Bass Trombone
Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Keyboards
Flugelhorn
Vocals
Saxophone
Guitar
Drums
String Bass
Vibraphone, Orchestra Bells
Vocals
Bass
Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Synthesiser
Guitar
Guitar

David Wolfert

28) BACK WHERE I BELONG

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

Make Yourself Right At Home
I Just Can't Walk Away
Sail On
Back Where I Belong

What Have We Got To Lose?
The Masquerade Is Over
Body And Soul
Hang


Renaldo Benson
Abdul Fakir
Aretha Franklin
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
The Temptations

Producer:

Vocals
Vocals
Vocals (Track 5)
Vocals
Vocals
Vocals (Track 8)

Gil Askey (Track 6),
Mel Bolton (Tracks 7,8),
Lamont Dozier (Tracks 1-4),
Berry Gordy (Track 6),
Brian Holland (Tracks 1-4),
Eddie Holland (Tracks 1-4),
Willie Hutch (Track 5),
Marilyn McLeod (Tracks 7,8)

29) MAGIC

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

I Can Feel The Magic
Don't Tell Me That It's Over
Sexy Ways
Easier Said Than Done

Don't Turn Away
I'm Ready For Love
Again
Remember Me
Maybe Tomorrow


Gerald Albright
Stanley Behrens
Renaldo Benson
John A Bokowski
Reginald "Sonny" Burke
Paulinho Da Costa
John Duarte
Abdul Fakir
Charles Fearing
Steve Ferrone
Ray Fuller
Dean Grant
Ed Green
Willie Hutch
Phyllis Hyman
Anthony Jackson
Paul Jackson Jr
Bashari Johnson
David Kitay
Richard Kosinski
Reggie Lucas
Cornelius Mims
Lawrence Payton
Levi Stubbs
Hal Vick
Alfredo Washington
Ernie Watts
Michael White
Larry Williams
Phillip Woo
Fred Zarr

Producer:

Saxophone (Tracks 1,3)
Harmonica (Tracks 3)
Vocals
Keyboards (Track 4)
Keyboards & Synthesiser (Track 6)

Percussion (Tracks 4,9)
Keyboards & Synthesiser (Track 9)
Vocals
Guitar (Tracks 2,6)
Drums (Tracks 4,8)
Guitar (Track 4)
Piano & Synthesiser (Tracks 5,8)
Drums (Track 2)
Bass & Programming (Tracks 1,3)
Vocals (Track 8)
Bass (Tracks 5,7,9)
Guitar (Track 2)
Percussion (Track 5)
Guitar (Tracks 1,3)
Keyboards & Synthesiser (Tracks 1,3)
Guitar (Tracks 5,7)
Bass (Track 4)
Vocals
Vocals
Saxophone (Track 7)
Bass (Track 2)
Saxophone (Track 2)
Drums (Track 4)
Keyboards (Track 4)
Synthesiser (Track 7)
Piano (Track 5), Synthesiser (Tracks 5,7)

Kerry Ashby (Track 4),
Johnny Bristol (Track 6),
Hal Davis (Track 9),
Willie Hutch (Tracks 1-3),
Reggie Lucas (Tracks 5,7,8),
Benny Medina (Track 4)

30) INDESTRUCTIBLE

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Indestructible
Change Of Heart
If Ever A Love There Was
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine
Next Time

Loco In Acapulco
Are You With Me
I'm Only Wounded
When You Dance
Let's Jam







Walter Afanasieff

Fred Alwag
Steve Barri
Kitty Beethoven
Renaldo Benson
Vernon "Ice" Black
Mario Cipollina
Clarence Clemons
Johnny Colla
Phil Collins
Richard Elliot
Abdul Fakir
Aretha Franklin
Kenny G
Bill Gibson
Jim Gilstrap
Greg "Gigi" Gonaway
Albert Hammond
Chris Hayes
Sean Hopper
Dann Huff
Phillip Ingram
Paul Jackson
Randy Jackson
Ren Klyce
Jerry Knight
Michael Landau
Jim Lang

Lawrence Payton
Tony Peluso
Claytoven Richardson
John Robinson
Smokey Robinson
Corrado Rustici
Bobby Sandstrom
Joe Satriani
Bongo Bob Smith

Sterling Smith
Jeff Steele
Levi Stubbs
Joe Turano
Narada Michael Walden
Freddie Washington
David Williams
Larry Williams
Aaron Zigman


Producer:

Keyboards (Tracks 2,4,9),
Synthesiser Bass (Tracks 4,9)
Drum Programming (Track 10)
Synthesiser (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Vocals
Guitar (Track 4)
Bass (Track 7)
Saxophone (Track 4)
Guitar (Track 7)
Drums & Backing Vocals (Track 6)
Saxophone (Track 10)
Vocals
Vocals (Track 3)
Saxophone (Track 3)
Drums (Track 7)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 2,4)
Cymbal (Tracks 2,4)
Drums & Bass (Track 8)
Guitar (Track 7)
Keyboards (Track 7)
Guitar (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 2,4)
Guitar (Track 6)
Synthesizer Bass (Tracks 2,9)
Synthesiser (Tracks 2,4)
Bass (Track 3)
Guitar (Tracks 1,6)
Keyboards, Synthesiser &
Drum Programming (all Track 10)
Vocals
Synthesiser (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 2,4,9)
Drums (Tracks 1,3)
Vocals (Track 1)
Guitar (Track 2)
Keyboards (Track 1)
Guitar (Track 9)
Drum Samples & Percussion Programming (Tracks 2,4,9)
Synthesiser Horns (Track 9)
Bass (Track 1)
Vocals
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Drums (Tracks 4,9)

Bass (Track 6)
Guitar (Track 6)
Saxophone (Track 8)
Keyboards (Tracks 3,6),
All Instruments (Tracks 5,8)

Steve Barri (Track 10),
Phil Collins (Track 6),
Lamont Dozier (Track 6),
Albert Hammond (Track 8),
Jerry Knight (Tracks 3,5),
Huey Lewis (Track 7),
Tony Peluso (Track 10),
Bobby Sandstrom (Track 1),
Narada Michael Walden (Tracks 2,4,9),
Aaron Zigman (Tracks 3,5)

31) CHRISTMAS HERE WITH YOU

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Christmas Here With You
White Christmas
The Christmas Song
Away In A Manger
This Christmas
Silent Night
Little Drummer Boy
Christmas Delight
Merry Christmas, Baby
Merry Christmas To You
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
'Twas The Night Before Christmas






Mark Abbott
Ray L Alexander
Geoffrey Applegate
Donald Baker
Marcus Belgrane
Renaldo Benson
Emmanuelle Boisvert
Bill Boyd
Chris Buckholz
Marcy Chanteux
Benjamin F Corbett Jr
Doug Cornelson
Marguerite Deslippe
Mario DiFiore
John Driver
Jack Dryden
Abdul Fakir
Tim Gordon
Doug Henry
Hart Holman
John Hughes
Gerald Jensen
Bryan Kennedy
Harry Miedema
Glenn Mellow
Alexander Mishivaeski
Stephen Molina
Erv Monroe
Robert Murphy
Lawrence Payton
Lenny F Price
Peter Radd
Rick Robinson
George Rountree Jr

Lenore Sjoberg
Bruce Smith
Linda Smith
Rusty Smith
Adam Stepniewski
Levi Stubbs
Pat Terry-Ross
John Thurman
Margaret Tundo
Sam Tundo
James Van Valkenberg
Corbin Wagner
Wally West
Rochon Westmoreland
Jeffrey Zook

Producer:

French Horn
Violin
Trumpet
Oboe
Flugelhorn
Vocals
Violin
Trombone
Trumpet
Cello
Drums
Clarinet
Violin
Cello
Trombone
Double Bass
Vocals
Alto Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Viola
Violin
Guitar
French Horn
Tenor Saxophone
Viola
Viola
Double Bass
Flute
Violin
Vocals
Soprano Saxophone
Grand Piano
Double Bass
Keyboards, Synthesiser & Programming
Violin
Violin
Violin
Trumpet
Violin
Vocals
Harp
Cello
Violin
Percussion
Viola
French Horn
Tenor Saxophone
Bass
Flute

Obie Benson (Tracks 8,10),
Abdul Fakir (Tracks 4,6,11),
Lawrence Payton (tracks: 1,3,5,7,12),
Levi Stubbs Jr (Tracks 2,9),
Ronnie McNair (Tracks 8,10)

32) LOST AND FOUND: BREAKING THROUGH

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.

This Can't Be Love
On The Street Where You Live (Version 1)
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Nice 'n' Easy
Maybe Today
Stranger On The Shore
Young And Foolish
Discovered
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Fascinating Rhythm
End Of A Beautiful Friendship
If My Heart Could Sing
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
When I'm Alone I Cry
Until I Met You
I'm Falling For You
Every Day I Have The Blues/Goin' To Chicago Blues
I Could Have Danced All Night
I'm Falling For You (live, with Billy Eckstine)






Richard "Pistol" Allen
Renaldo Benson
George Bohannon
Thomas "Beans" Bowles
Hank Cosby
Bob Cousar
Maurice Davis
Abdul Fakir
Eli Fontaine
Johnny Griffith
James Jamerson
Kasuka Mafia
Joe Messina
Lawrence Payton
Paul Riser
Levi Stubbs
Johnny Trudell
Earl Van Dyke
Don White

Producer:

Drums (Tracks 1-18)

Vocals
Trombone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Saxophone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)

Saxophone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Trombone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Trumpet (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Vocals
Saxophone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Piano (Tracks 1-18)
Upright Bass (Tracks 1-18)
Saxophone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Guitar (Tracks 1-18)
Vocals
Trombone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Vocals
Trumpet (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Organ (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)
Trombone (Tracks 1-11,13,15-18)

Henry Cosby (Tracks 1-6,8-18),
Lawrence Payton,
William Stevenson (Tracks 1-6,8-18)

 

Tracks 1,6,9,10,18: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 19 April 1963
Tracks 2,13,17: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 25 May 1963
Tracks 3,5: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 9 October 1963
Tracks 4,16: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 17 October 1963
Track 7: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 21 April 1963
Tracks 8,11: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 15 May 1964
Tracks 12,14: recorded at the empty Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA on 22 June 1963 as a small group recording
Track 15: recorded at Hitsville Studio A on 25 May & 1 June 1963
Track 19: recorded at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, USA on 14 August 1965

33) FROM THE HEART

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.

Baby I Need Your Loving
Something About You
When She Was My Girl
River Deep, Mountain High
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
Always And Forever
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
Indestructible [with The Temptations]
The Four Of Us
Love Music
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
I Wanna Make It Up To You
I Believe In You And Me
Medley: Bernadette/Same Old Song/
Just Walk Away Renee/Reach Out I'll Be There/
Standing In The Shadows Of Love/
Baby I Need Your Lovin'






Dwight Adams
Nickolas Ashford
Renaldo Benson
Mark Berger
Michael Black
Melissa Britt
Vickie Carrico
James Carter
Dennis Coffey
Chris Collins
Brenda Corbett
Tim Cornwell
Emily Daniel
Abdul Fakir
Melody Fergan
Aretha Franklin
Richard Gibbs
Edward Gooch
Darryl Houston
James Hynes
Keith Kaminski
Ron Kischuk
Tony McGlothen
Ronnie McNeir
Larry Nozero
Sunny Giovanni Payton
Theo Peoples
Paul Rodgers
George Rountree Jr
Mildred Scott
Valerie Simpson
Kenneth "Scat" Springs
Rochon Westmoreland
Mary Wilson
Ric Wolkins

Producer:

Horn
Vocals (Track 2)
Vocals
Horn
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Saxophone
Musician
Horn
Backing Vocals
Musician
Backing Vocals
Vocals
Backing Vocals
Vocals (Tracks 12,13)
Musician
Horn
Musician
Horn
Horn
Horn
Musician
Vocals
Horn
Backing Vocals
Vocals
Vocals (Tracks 10,11)
Leader
Backing Vocals
Vocals (Track 2)
Backing Vocals
Musician
Vocals (Track 4)
Horn

Lee Tofanelli, Michael Giacalone

 

Recorded live at The Opera House, Detroit, Michigan, USA on 28 July 2004