Sorry, the Four Tops YouTube clip I initially posted for comparison with John Gary Williams’ cover is gone! But here is a another one with the incomparable Levi Stubbs singing Ask The Lonely. I love both John Gary’s and The Four Tops versions — which I never thought possible until I’ve heard John Gary Williams’ beautiful voice. His very different approach to the piece is adding an extra dimension of softness and sweetness to the intensity of the song. I just love it!