BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #12: ” JUST SEVEN NUMBERS [CAN STRAIGHTEN OUT MY LIFE}- FOUR TOPS

Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #12: “Just Seven Numbers [ Can Straighten Out My Life}- Four Tops. January 23, 1971.

  • Single: “Just Seven Numbers [Can Straighten Out My Life}- Four Tops
  • Record Company-Motown
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by LaVerne Ware and Pam Sawyer
  • Time: 2:57
  • B-side:”I Wish I Were Your Mirror”
  • Album- Changing Times
  • Grade: B-
  • Peaked at #40 8 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

The legendary Four Tops – an R&B vocal group from Detroit- led by singer Levi Stubbs- had 45 Hot 100 singles from 1964-88, 23 making the Top 40. They had 2 #1 hits early on “I Can’t Help Myself” 1964 and “Reach Out I’ll Be There” 1965. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.