Tag Archives: Cindy Birdsong

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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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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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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Dynamite (1971)

“It takes more than just a song and a dance…” The Summer of 1971 was an exceptionally busy season for The Supremes, as not one but two albums (The Return Of The Magnificent Seven and Touch) hit store shelves in … Continue reading

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Touch (1971)

“I know the mountain’s high, but we can climb if we try…” An April 3, 1971 article in music industry magazine Billboard carried some exciting news for Supremes fans:  “The Supremes finished two shows March 17 at the Elmwood Casino and … Continue reading

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The Return Of The Magnificent Seven (1971)

“I gotta be insane to keep up with your personality change…” The Supremes began 1971 secure in their place as the world’s top female singing group; a year after the departure of lead singer Diana Ross, the new lineup had … Continue reading

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New Ways But Love Stays (1970)

“If you’re young at heart, rise up and take your stand…” Halloween 1970 brought a treat for Supremes fans, when music industry magazine Billboard announced a major new recording: “Follow up to ‘Everybody’s Got the Right to Love’ is a powerhouse rock … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven (1970)

“Together we can make such sweet music…” Anyone who thought The Supremes might take some time to regroup after the departure of lead singer Diana Ross in early 1970 was sorely mistaken.  A month after the group’s final performance with … Continue reading

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Right On (1970)

“Come with me…and we shall run across the sky…” November 6, 1969.  American magazine Jet carries the official announcement, confirming something that’s been long rumored:  DIANA ROSS TO LEAVE SUPREMES; ERNIE TERRELL’S SISTER ADDED.  After nearly a decade on the Motown label, … Continue reading

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