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SLIDESHOW: Four Tops bring back memories at botanical garden concert
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Charley and Janice Wiley dance in front of the stage as The Four Tops perform Saturday night at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, A Smithgall Woodland Legacy, in Gainesville. - photo by Erin O. Smith

The classic R&B group The Four Tops performed Saturday night at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, A Smithgall Woodland Legacy in Gainesville, giving concertgoers musical memories under the summer stars.

As band members were seen on stage during the first of several performances in the Suntrust Concerts in the Garden series, Wilma T. Perry of Gainesville walked up to security guard Clarence Jones and asked, "With all of this lovely music, where's the dance floor?"

With a laugh, Jones pointed her down to the concrete area directly in front of the stage.  

Perry has seen the band on television before, but never a live concert. 

"Sixties music, you cannot beat it," said Val Coley of Gainesville, who visited the garden last year to see the Temptations. For more on the garden's concert series, visit the website,

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