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INTERVIEW: Louvain Demps on Good Day Atlanta

Sometimes the most magical moments in life happen by accident; Louvain Demps of The Andantes remembers that being the case while recording “Love Child” in September of 1968.  As she recalls, there came a moment when groupmates Marlene Barrow and … Continue reading

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Diana Ross & the Supremes Sing and Perform “Funny Girl” (1968)

“Don’t tell me not to fly, I’ve simply got to…” For proof of just how versatile Diana Ross and The Supremes were, look no further than the six (!) albums the group released in 1968.  Reflections came first, an album of … Continue reading

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The Supremes Sing Rodgers & Hart (1967)

“And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold…” By 1967, The Supremes really had nothing left to prove.  In just three short years, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard had conquered the music industry, racking up a staggering ten #1 … Continue reading

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Ross (1978)

“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if like were like a song?” For someone who’d basically worked non-stop since signing her first record contract in 1961, Diana Ross was especially busy in the summer of 1977.  Ross the actress was gearing up … Continue reading

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Diana Ross (1976)

“Once, we were standing still in time…” Despite being one of the biggest stars in the world, the singing career of Diana Ross had cooled considerably by the fall of 1975.  Since “Touch Me In The Morning” had hit #1 … Continue reading

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Diana & Marvin (1973)

“First I had you in the palm of my hand, but I let you slip through like grains of sand…” “Are Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye recording an album together with Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford producing?????”  This tantalizing question … Continue reading

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Touch Me In The Morning (1973)

“Mornings were blue and gold and we could feel one another living…” The evening of March 27, 1973 brought perhaps the first real crushing defeat in the career of Diana Ross…at least, in the eyes of the singer and everyone … Continue reading

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Everything Is Everything (1970)

“Heaven must have sent you to me, and I’m not gonna let you go back…” That big, rushing sound you heard in the fall of 1970 was the collective sigh of relief from everyone at Motown when Diana Ross scored … Continue reading

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Diana Ross (1970)

“What a feeling it is to know you’re in my corner and you won’t let me go…” It was, perhaps, the worst-kept secret in popular music.  Throughout 1969, rumors swirled that Diana Ross, lead singer of the world’s top female … Continue reading

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