500 Greatest Songs of All Time
The Four Tops, 'Standing in the Shadows of Love'
Writers: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland
Producers: Brian Holland, Dozier
Released: Dec. '66, Motown
10 weeks; No. 6
Like so many other Motown hits, "Standing" features the popping bass of James Jamerson. He was such a monster player, his fellow musicians called him "Igor"; Marvin Gaye called him a genius.
Appears on: The Ultimate Collection (Motown)