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Album-by-album, track-by-track, a look at the entire Diana Ross discography...

Diana Ross (1970): EXTENDED POST

Check out my extended discussion of Diana’s 1970 debut LP, Diana Ross, by clicking here. New research, new pictures, new thoughts on every track! Advertisements

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RECORD STORE FIND: “Everything Is Everything” Unique Front/Back Cover

Happy Monday, all… I’ve been busy working to expand my reviews of the Diana Ross solo discography, which I’ll begin posting within the next few weeks — in most cases, I’ve doubled the length of the posts, adding extra research … Continue reading

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At Their Best (1978)

“If you give love a chance, I’ll do the best I can…” Although the 70s Supremes were never afforded a lavish, Farewell-style final recording marking the end of the group’s tenure on Motown Records, the trio did get a “greatest hits” … Continue reading

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Mary, Scherrie & Susaye (1976)

“Together we stand, hand in hand…” “‘You’re My Driving Wheel’ is the new single by the Supremes from their forthcoming album titled, ‘Mary, Scherrie & Susaye.’  The record on the Motown label sounds like a hit. This is probably the … Continue reading

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High Energy (1976)

“In just a few hours, you showed me new dimensions…” Although the 1975 album The Supremes was not a significant hit for Motown’s top female trio, the release proved there was still life in the group, particularly when it came to the … Continue reading

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The Supremes (1975)

“Things won’t get any better unless we keep on trying…” By mid-1975, fans must have been wondering if The Supremes were ever going to release new music again.  The group hadn’t had a single on the charts since “Bad Weather” … Continue reading

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In Japan! (1973)

“Why is it we can’t be the way we used to be?” Once upon a time, this was one of the rarest of all Supremes collectibles, an obscure live album released for a short time overseas and never issued in … Continue reading

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The Supremes — Produced And Arranged By Jimmy Webb (1972)

“Some folks say the world ain’t never gonna change…” “David Geffen called and asked if I would like to produce the Supremes.  I thought Motown was a small receding speck in my rear-view mirror and suddenly here they were with … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Hamilton Bohannon on Good Day Atlanta (8/1/17)

If you’ve ever checked out the 1969 Motortown Revue Live album featuring Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Temptations, and more, then you’ve heard the Bohannon sound.  The entire show was backed by Motown drummer and bandleader Hamilton Bohannon (billed … Continue reading

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Floy Joy (1972)

“I thought it was gonna take a miracle to make things right…” “Thank God for Miracles,” Mary Wilson wrote in the liner notes to The 70s Anthology, and she meant that literally.  After two successive singles failed to make the pop … Continue reading

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