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- The Supremes were not an overnight success story, although it might have seemed that way when they began topping the charts with sure-fire regularity.
- By 1967 the Supremes were the most successful act on the Motown label, with Ross established as the focal point of the group.
- It should be of note that both Lynda Laurence and Scherrie Payne were members of the Supremes after Diana Ross had left The Supremes.
- Cindy Birdsong (center) with The Supremes in 1970, on the cover of the Right On LP.
- Birdsong continued to perform with the Supremes until 1971, when she became pregnant with her son, David.
- Barbara Martin left the group shortly afterwards, and The Supremes carried on as a trio.
- Many of Motown's most well known songs, such as all of the early hits for The Supremes, were written by the songwriting trio Holland-Dozier-Holland.
- Since when did the early Diana Ross and the Supremes; Baby Love, etc, become disco.
- Diana Ross & the Supremes: Greatest Hits, a number-one album in both the US and the UK, became the first album to do so when released in October of 1967.
- He's been recorded by a variety of artists, from Elvis Presley to Ray Charles, The Supremes and even the Boston Pops.
- These days his client list includes Nickelback, the Supremes, and Grandmaster Flash, as well as the estates of Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, and Count Basie.
- With a cameo by Annette Funicello and a title song by The Supremes.
- He first recorded when he was only 14 and was eventually on the Motown team and wrote songs for the likes of The Supremes and Bobby Womack.
- June 28, 1967 marked the group's first appearance as Diana Ross & the Supremes at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas.
- In the early days of The Supremes, all three girls took turns singing lead vocals.
- Her sister is Lynda Laurence (of The Supremes) and her brother, Ira Tucker Jnr, was one time manager of Stevie Wonder.
- In early 1967, it was announced that the Supremes would be changing their name to "Diana Ross & the Supremes".
- In 1960, they were signed to local Motown Records, changing their name to the Supremes in 1961.
- Ross left The Supremes to pursue her own solo superstardom in 1970, and the group eventually disbanded a few years later.
- January 14 - Diana Ross performs her last concert with the Supremes at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas before departing for a solo career.
- Ross made her final appearance with the Supremes at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas on January 14, 1970.
- Driven by Martha Reeves' soulful, brassy lead vocals, the Vandellas became Motown's earthier, more aggressive "girl group" alternative to the Supremes.
- In 2000, plans were made for Ross to join Wilson and Birdsong for a planned Diana Ross & the Supremes: Return to Love reunion tour.
- The Supremes, with lead singer Scherrie Payne, were performing at Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Wilson invited Ballard onstage to sing with the group.
- By the way nothing intended to Mary Wilson, I love her and in years with The Supremes and after their disband, she has proven she is a good singer too.
- In early 1967, it was announced that Gordy would be changing the group's name to "Diana Ross & the Supremes".
- The only fault came in the Motown episode, there seemed to be too much Supremes and not enough Four Tops and Martha Reeves And the Vandellas.
- He went on to write and produce hit records for Brenda Holloway, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Eddie Kendricks, and more.
- Love Child is a 1968 album recorded by Diana Ross & the Supremes for the Motown label.
- The Primettes would eventually sign to the Motown label as The Supremes, a name chosen by Ballard, on January 15 1961.
- Right On is a 1970 album recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label, the first Supremes album not to feature former lead singer Diana Ross.
- After leaving the Supremes, Birdsong worked at UCLA Medical Center under her married name, and then went to work for Suzanne de Passe at Motown Records.
- In 2000, plans were made for Ross to join Wilson and Birdsong for a planned "Diana Ross & the Supremes: Return to Love" reunion tour.
- After a brief retirement, Birdsong returned to the Supremes in late 1973, ironically replacing a pregnant Laurence.
- In the early days of the Supremes, Florence Ballard took lead on songs like 'People', 'Buttered Popcorn' and 'Heavenly Father'.
- Florence Ballard, one of the original SUPREMES died of a heart attack in 1975.
- In 1967, the group became a trio after Cindy Birdsong left to join the Supremes, replacing Florence Ballard.
- After a series of depressions and problems with performance, Ballard was dropped from the Supremes in mid-1967 and replaced with Cindy Birdsong.
- In 1972, Lynda joined The Supremes, first of all when she deputized for ill Jean Terrell, and later when she replaced Cindy Birdsong.
- Another generation became aware of Rodgers' early work with The Supremes Sing Rodgers & Hart, which entered the charts in June 1967 and rose to number 20.
- At this time, the group was also renamed Diana Ross and the Supremes, officially recognizing Ross as the focal point of the group.
- Around the same time, the group's name changed to Diana Ross and the Supremes to signify Ross' contribution and focal point as lead.
- In 1989, The Supremes returned to the recording studios, this time under the direction of Ian Levine.
- Partially because of Diana Ross’ pop-friendly voice, The Supremes became hugely popular with international mainstream audiences.
- Mary Wilson (born March 6, 1944) is an American singer best known as a member of the Motown soul and pop group The Supremes.
- Since the beginning of her career with The Supremes and as a solo artist, Diana Ross has sold more than 100 million records.
- In 1972, The Supremes had their last Top 20 hit single release, " Floy Joy ", written and produced by Smokey Robinson.
- Black divas like Diana Ross & the Supremes and Aretha Franklin became 60s crossover stars.
- In their early Motown career Gladys Knight and the Pips toured as the opening act for Diana Ross and The Supremes.
- Cindy Birdsong left in 1967 to replace Florence Ballard in the Supremes, permanently reducing the group to a trio.
- After signing to Motown Records in 1961 and replacing McGlown with Barbara Martin, they changed the name of the group to The Supremes.
- The new direction alarmed Eddie Kendricks, who felt more at home on the series of collaborations with the Supremes that the group also taped in the late 60s.
- She was an original member of the Former Ladies of the Supremes along with Jean Terrell and Scherrie Payne) but left to pursue a career in singing.
- She was in line to replace Florence Ballard in The Supremes in 1967 but Diana Ross rejected the idea and instead she signed as with Motown as a solo artist.
- But, Motown felt that since no original member would be in the group, it was time to call it quits for The Supremes.
- In 1960, Barbara Martin replaced McGlown, and the group signed with Motown in 1961 as The Supremes.
- Without Lamont, artists like the Supremes and the Four Tops and Martha Reeves and Marvin Gaye would not be the artists that we know them as today.
- The Supremes released a number of singles and often sang background vocals for Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells at local Detroit record hops.
- A number of candidates, most notably Syreeta Wright, were considered to replace Ross as the lead singer of The Supremes.
- If you factor in her work as the lead singer of the Supremes in the 1960s, she may be the most successful.
- Florence Ballard was the original lead singer of The Supremes.
- Originally a member of Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles, Birdsong is most notable for being a member of The Supremes from 1967 to 1972 and 1973 to 1976.
- During the 1960s, she helped shape the Motown Sound as lead singer of The Supremes, before leaving the group for a solo career on January 14, 1970.
- Ross left the Supremes for a solo career in 1970, at which point Jean Terrell was brought in as the new lead singer.
- She was an original member of the Former Ladies of the Supremes along with Jean Terrell and Scherrie Payne but left to pursue a solo career in singing.
- Soon Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, the Supremes, the Four Tops and Stevie Wonder were all recording for Tamla and its parent label Motown.
- Many of her contemporaries and friends - David Ruffin of the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Florence Ballard of the Supremes - are dead.
- When I think of great pop music, I consider the work of greats like Aretha Franklin, the Supremes, Carol King, James Taylor, the Temptations and Marvin Gaye.
- Over the next eight years, the Supremes (renamed "Diana Ross and the Supremes" in 1967, when Cindy Birdsong replaced Ballard) scored 12 number one pop hits.
- By mid 1967, Ballard 's and her band mate Mary Wilson's importance lessened as Supremes as Diana Ross was spotlighted.
- Ballard was replaced in the Supremes by Gordy with Cindy Birdsong, a member of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles.
- After Ballard 's exit, the group would be billed as Diana Ross & the Supremes, fueling speculation that Ross was being groomed for a solo career.
- Beginning in 1968, Berry Gordy commissioned a number of collaborations for the Temptations with Diana Ross & the Supremes.
- Diana Ross left the Supremes for a solo career in 1970, at which point Jean Terrell was brought in as the new lead singer.
- Like Eddie Kendricks with the Temptations, and Diana Ross with the Supremes, Stubbs might easily have left the group to pursue a solo career.
- Ballard suffered from chronic depression and alcoholism, leading to her dismissal from the Supremes in July 1967 and replacement by Cindy Birdsong.
- Later that year, Berry Gordy commissioned the first of a number of collaborations for the Temptations with Diana Ross & the Supremes.
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