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The Fourmost: "Why We Copied The 4 Tops"

Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 21 November 1964

THE MAJORITY of Juke Box Jury panellists — that is, three out of the four — hammered the Fourmost's new single 'Baby, I Need Your Loving' on the grounds of its "similarity and cover-approach" to the American original by the Four Tops. Perversely, the panellists also voted the Fourmost effort a hit!

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