Baby I Need Your Loving was the first single by American soul group The Four Tops who managed to reach the top 40. This was their first hit single, and it was not a top 40 listing. In the fall of 1964 the song ended up at # 11, which was also the first top 15 hit for The Four Tops. Baby I Need Your Loving comes from the first album of the group Four Tops .
Besides that Baby I Need Your Loving the first top 40 hit for The Four Tops, knew the song even more firsts. Thus, the single was the first song of the group that Motown was recorded, the record company from Detroit . The success of Baby I Need Your Loving the song would be followed by many other hits with Motown, as I Can not Help Myself , Bernadette and Still Water (Love) . Baby I Need Your Loving was not only the first Motown single The Four Tops, it was also the first single that was written for them by the songwriter trio Holland-Dozier-Holland .Later she would also hits like It's the Same Old Song , Standing in the Shadows of Love and 7 Rooms of Gloom write for the group.
Baby I Need Your Loving is a number that has as subject the narrator can not live without his beloved, and he needs her per se. The number of this message was on July 8th 1964 and included two days later, July 10 , released. This was very soon after admission, because a song like You Can not Hurry Love by The Supremes was August 1 1966 finished recording, but it was the same year until October 12 released.
The B-side of the release of The Four Tops for Baby I Need Your Loving is the song Call on Me , which comes from the same album. Moreover, it took almost a year before they appeared on the album. Call on Me was later covered by another Motown artist, including Shorty Long . Baby I Need Your Loving has also been covered several times, including by The Supremes,Gladys Knight & the Pips , The Four Most , which is a # 24 in the UK had it, and Johnny Rivers , who is a # 3 hit in the 1967 United States knew it.