[JPL] About Levi Stubbs Jazz sides

Askia Muhammad yardbird99 at verizon.net
Sat Oct 18 11:58:24 EDT 2008

Take a listen to the album "On Top 4 Tops." They sing "Matchmaker," "Bluesette," "In The Still of The Night," "Quiet Night of Quiet Stars," and my favorite: "Then." 
I think it is the pure "Jazziest" the 4 Tops ever got, and Levi is prominent in these recordings.
Askia Muhammad,
Washington, DC

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Any suggestions on jazz or blues versions of the Four Tops songbook? Unlike
when Norman Whitfield died and I was able to find many appropiate versions
of his songs, I can't find any of the 4 Tops yet there must be some. AMG has
become increasingly difficult to use because of their frustrating time out
errors which have become so prevalent

Would live to get a jazzy version of Are You Man Enough? theme from Shaft
Goes to Africa, Catfish(makes my Nature Rise) or Still Water(Love),  their
post-Motown material which I favor



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