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  1. Florence Ballard is a tragic casualty of Motown.
  2. Florence Ballard was coping by turning to alcohol and became involved in several blow-ups with Gordy and Diana Ross.
  3. Florence Ballard was replaced by Cindy Birdsong, also in 1967.
  4. Florence Ballard was replaced by Cindy Birdsong, also in 1967.
  5. Florence Ballard was the original lead singer of The Supremes.

Cindy Birdsong

  1. Florence Ballard, right, with the Supremes, Diane Ross, center and Mary Wilson on the left.
  2. Florence Ballard is fired from the group after the first night, and on-hand stand-in Cindy Birdsong permanently takes Ballard's place in the group.
  3. A mediados de 1967 Florence Ballard fue sustituida por Cindy Birdsong, componente de Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles.
  4. Het was ----n van de weinige nummers tijdens de periode dat Florence Ballard deel van de groep uitmaakte, dat niet de #1 positie bereikte.
  5. Het kwartet werd een trio in 1967 toen Cindy Birdsong de groep verliet om bij The Supremes te gaan zingen (waar ze Florence Ballard verving).

Diana Ross

  1. In the years following Florence Ballard's death, Diana Ross established trust funds in the names of each of Ballard's three children.
  2. Her love of singing blossomed when, at age l3, she befriended Florence Ballard, Betty McGlown and Diana Ross.

Florence Ballard

  1. Effie's character in Dreamgirls is based on Florence Ballard, and the outstanding performance in Dreamgirls made me want to see how Flo and Effie compare.
  2. As Ross became the focal point of the group, Florence Ballard felt pushed aside in the group she had founded.
  3. A mediados de 1967 Florence Ballard fue sustituida por Cindy Birdsong, componente de Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles.
  4. This purpose is achieved by focusing on Florence Ballard's life in a manner that brings honor and recognition to her.
  5. The death and life of a Dream Girl; new Diana Ross biography retells the tragic story of fallen Supreme Florence Ballard.

Mary Wilson

  1. Last check: 2007-10-19) Florence Ballard was a Supreme and was as good a member as Mary Wilson and Diana Ross were.
  2. Se form-- en 1961 en la ciudad de Detroit, Sus primeras integrantes fueron Diana Ross, Mary Wilson y Florence Ballard.
  3. The Supremes were active from 1959 until 1977 with various line ups that included people like Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Jean Terrell.
  4. The next year, LaBelle, Dash & Hendryx received a shock when Cindy Birdsong left to join The Supremes, replacing Florence Ballard.
  5. The 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune", from fellow Mississippian Steve Forbert's album Jackrabbit Slim is "dedicated to the memory of Florence Ballard".

Wilson

  1. In the years following Florence Ballard's death, Diana Ross established trust funds in the names of each of Ballard's three children.
  2. Florence Ballard: Forever Faithful!, a biography of Ballard written by Randall Wilson, was printed in 1999.
  3. In 1967, with Florence Ballard struggling with her weight and alcohol, she was replaced with Cindy Birdsong.
  4. In 1959 two fifteen year olds, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson, met at a talent show.
  5. Se form-- en 1961 en la ciudad de Detroit, Sus primeras integrantes fueron Diana Ross, Mary Wilson y Florence Ballard.

Motown

  1. Florence Ballard Ballard received a one-time payment of $139,804.94 in royalties and earnings from Motown for her six-year tenure with the label.
  2. Florence Ballard The Primettes would eventually sign to the Motown label as The Supremes, a name chosen by Ballard, on January 15 1961.
  3. Motown Articles Florence Ballard, one of the three original members of the Supremes, will not get a cent in her $8.7 million suit against Motown Record Corp.

Group

  1. In Memory of Florence Ballard Florence Ballard is an original member and founder of the most famous girl group of all time, the Supremes.
  2. A husky voiced Florence Ballard was already singing at venues with the Primes, so it was decided that a group would be formed around the girls.
  3. Cindy Birdsong left in 1967 to replace Florence Ballard in the Supremes, permanently reducing the group to a trio.
  4. As Ross became the focal point of the group, Florence Ballard felt pushed aside in the group she had founded.
  5. Florence Ballard werd depressief en begon buitensporig te drinken.

Dreamgirls

  1. But unlike Effie, Florence Ballard's road to a comeback did not go much further than that night.
  2. The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard is a down to earth, tell it like it is book.
  3. Effie's character in Dreamgirls is based on Florence Ballard, and the outstanding performance in Dreamgirls made me want to see how Flo and Effie compare.

Supremes

  1. This is a thesis written by a college student who happened to be a huge Supremes and Florence Ballard Fan.
  2. Florence Ballard posing on the set of The Andy Williams Show during a break in the taping of a Supremes appearance in early 1967.
  3. In the early days of the Supremes, Florence Ballard took lead on songs like 'People', 'Buttered Popcorn' and 'Heavenly Father'.
  4. Florence Ballard: Forever Faithful!, a biography of Ballard written by Randall Wilson, was printed in 1999.
  5. The True Story of Florence Ballard is a new book coming out this spring.

February

  1. On February 22, 1976, Florence Ballard died of a coronary thrombosis (blood clot in one of her coronary arteries).
  2. Sunday, February 25, 2007 FLORENCE BALLARD R&B singer and founder of one of America's most successful female vocal groups of all time, the Supremes.

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  3. Culture > Arts > Music > Singing
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