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Four Tops numerology: The number 7


Number of years after signing with Chess that the Four Tops finally signed with Motown: 7 (1956-1963).

Number of Four Tops songs to crack the Billboard Top Ten: 7 (“I Can’t Help Myself,” “Same Old Song,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “Standing in the Shadows of Love,” “Bernadette,” “Keeper of the Castle,” and “Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I’ve Got)”).

Number of Four Tops charting hits to feature a number: 3. The number featured in all three of those: 7 (“7 Rooms of Gloom,” “Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life),” “Seven Lonely Nights”).

Numbers featured in the titles of two albums recorded by the Four Tops/Supremes supergroup: 7 (The Magnificent 7, The Return of the Magnificent Seven).

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