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

One More Time! “Mountain” Returns To Top 10

Congratulations to Ms. Diana Ross for notching another Top 10 on the Billboard charts.  The new dance mix of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is the Greatest Gainer on the Dance Club Songs chart for the week ending December 23, 2017, climbing … Continue reading

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Diana & Marvin (1973): EXTENDED POST

A musical match made in heaven?  Not exactly.  The turmoil behind 1973’s Diana & Marvin can be heard in several of its tracks, which makes for interesting (if not exactly pleasant) listening.  Read my thoughts on this unusual and debate-worthy entry into … Continue reading

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Touch Me In The Morning (1973): EXTENDED POST

Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, and many others owe a major debt to Diana’s 1973 album Touch Me In The Morning, which recast Miss Ross as an interpreter of sophisticated pop ballads and led her to a new level of solo … Continue reading

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The Boss Returns To The Charts

Fans have been waiting a long time for new music from Diana Ross — and although we’re still waiting, it’s nice to see Miss Ross riding high again on the Billboard and iTunes music charts. From her collection Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection, a … Continue reading

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Surrender (1971): EXTENDED POST

Diana teams up with Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson for a second full-length album and the results are spectacular.  Surrender remains one of the very best studio albums ever released by Miss Ross, and arguably by Motown, too — find out … Continue reading

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Diana! Original TV Soundtrack (1971): EXTENDED POST

“Hey, ya’ll, here I am!” Diana Ross takes a major step into solo stardom with her first television special, and the soundtrack becomes her third solo album.  Check out the ALL-NEW, extended discussion here!

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Everything Is Everything (1970): EXTENDED POST

It’s here!  Check out my extended discussion of Diana’s often-overlooked second solo album, Everything Is Everything, by clicking here!  Found some interesting info about the album I’d never heard before…for example, did you know Billboard predicted “My Place” would be Diana’s follow-up single … Continue reading

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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!

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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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