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What group did Levi Stubbs sing with?

Last Updated: 28th February, 2020

Four Tops
1953 – 2000

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Accordingly, who did Levi Stubbs sing with?

He had five children with his wife Clineice Stubbs, to whom he was married for over 40 years. His last performance was at the Four Tops' "50th Anniversary Concert" on July 28, 2004, at the Detroit Opera House.

Levi Stubbs
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Years active 1954–2008
Labels Motown
Associated acts The Four Tops

Also, when did Levi Stubbs die? October 17, 2008

Hereof, how did Levi Stubbs die?

Natural causes

How old is Levi Stubbs of the Four Tops?

72 years (1936–2008)

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