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Temptations, Four Tops to play Westbury

The Temptations and the Four Tops (pictured) play

The Temptations and the Four Tops (pictured) play the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on February 12, 2011. Photo Credit: Handout

Even though The Four Tops and The Temptations now have only one original member performing - Abdul "Duke" Fakir and Otis Williams, respectively - they still put on a great show, as they most likely will Saturday night at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. The two groups have 18 top-10 songs between them, nearly all recorded during the heyday of Motown (1964-72). But do you know their songs as well as you think you do? Take our quiz and see if you can fill in the missing word or words from these 10 Tops/Tempts classics.

The Four Tops

1. And through the tears you look around/But there's no -- to be found ("Reach Out, I'll Be There")

2. But every time I see your -- /I get up all choked

up inside ("I Can't Help Myself")

3. But the -- keeps haunting me/Reminding me how in love we used to be ("It's the Same Old Song")

4. They'd give the -- and all they own/for just one moment we have known ("Bernadette")

5. Every day the sun comes up around her/She can make the birds sing -- ("Ain't No Woman Like the One I Got")

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The Temptations

6. When it's cold outside/I've got the month of -- ("My Girl")

7. And baby you're so smart/ You know you could have been a -- ("The Way You Do the Things You Do")

8. I'm not ashamed to come and plead to you baby/If pleadin' keeps you from walkin' out that -- ("Ain't Too Proud to Beg")

9. With her went my future/my -- is filled with gloom/So day after day, I stay locked up in my room ("I Wish It Would Rain")

10. Hey, Mama, folks say that Papa was never much on thinking/Spent most of his time chasing women and -- ("Papa Was a Rolling Stone")

WHO: The Four Tops and The Temptations

WHEN | WHERE: Saturday at 8 p.m. at NYCB Theatre at Westbury

INFO: $55, $65, livenation.com; 800-745-3000.

Quiz answers

1. peace of mind; 2. face; 3. melody; 4. world; 5. harmony; 6. May; 7. schoolbook; 8. door; 9. life; 10. drinking

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