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The Four Tops helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s. Lead singer Levi Stubbs, Abdul "Duke" Fakir, Renaldo "Obie" Benson and Lawrence Payton remained together for over four decades, performing from 1953 until 1997 without a change in personnel.
The Four Tops in 1968. (L-to-R) Levi Stubbs, Renaldo "Obie" Benson, Abdul "Duke" Fakir, and Lawrence Payton
|Also known as||Four Tops, the Four Aims, the Tops|
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Genres||Soul, R&B, jazz, rock n roll, pop|
|Members||Abdul "Duke" Fakir
Lawrence Payton, Jr.
|Past members||Levi Stubbs
Renaldo "Obie" Benson