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

“Down”…Moves Up!

From THE DIANA ROSS PROJECT on Instagram: “I’m Coming Out/Upside Down 2018” moves up to #31 in its second week on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Congratulations, Ms. Ross!! Advertisements

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Diana’s Back on the Charts…Again!

Perfectly timed for Pride month, a pair of Diana Ross classics is back on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.  For the week of June 16, 2018, “I’m Coming Out/Upside Down 2018” debuts at #42.  Here’s hoping it follows the … Continue reading

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Eaten Alive (1985): EXTENDED POST!

Love it or hate it, Eaten Alive remains an essential part of the Diana Ross discography; while the album marked a turning point for Miss Ross and her reception at pop radio in the United States, it gave her a runaway smash … Continue reading

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My (Fake) “Mother Dear” Picture Sleeve

I made up this “Mother Dear” picture sleeve for Instagram — just as a little fun “could have been” for Supremes fans. “Mother Dear” is one of the great Supremes non-singles, an absolutely sparkling record that could have easily added to … Continue reading

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Swept Away (1984): EXTENDED POST!

Although her much-publicized Central Park concerts and appearance on the famed television special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever failed to give her previous album a boost, Diana Ross returned to the music scene in a big way with 1984’s Swept Away, … Continue reading

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Diana Ross Project on Instagram!

FYI — The Diana Ross Project is on Instagram!  I’ve been posting lots of vintage Diana Ross advertising images, articles, and little videos for some of my favorite songs.  Since Diana herself is on Instagram, it seemed like the Project … Continue reading

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Ross (1983): EXTENDED POST!

1983 would bring Diana Ross some of the biggest publicity of her career, although little of it would have to do with her new album that year.  From her pair of historic Central Park concerts to her appearance on the … Continue reading

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Silk Electric (1982): EXTENDED POST!

The “RCA era” continues with one of the most discussed and debated Diana Ross albums ever — 1982’s Silk Electric.  Led off by a single written and produced by Michael Jackson, the strange collection of songs here is truly a journey … Continue reading

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Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1981): EXTENDED POST!

Really excited about delving back into the RCA-era of the Diana Ross discography, and very proud of this all-new discussion of 1981’s Why Do Fools Fall In Love.  New research has shed some interesting light for me on the conception and … Continue reading

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“Nothin’ Stays The Same”: The Story of TO LOVE AGAIN (1981)

It marked the end of an era in more ways than one — 1981’s To Love Again set Diana Ross free from her record label of twenty years, and would be her final recorded work with producer Michael Masser.  Read more about … Continue reading

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