Tag Archives: Holland-Dozier-Holland

“You Can’t Hurry Love” Billboard Ad (8/13/66)

Of the many Supremes ads I’ve recently found in back issues of Billboard magazine, this one has got to be my favorite.  This beautiful full-page, color advertisement ran in the August 13, 1966 issue of the magazine, promoting the recently-released single “You Can’t … Continue reading

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Reflections (1968)

“Through the hollow of my tears, I see a dream that’s lost…” If ever a song was representative of the turbulent emotions playing out behind-the-scenes of its creation, it’s 1967’s “Reflections,” the first single credited to Diana Ross and The … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits (1967)

“Now I see life for what it is…it’s not all dreams, it’s not all bliss…” In August of 1967, fans of The Supremes were treated to a gorgeously-produced “best-of” compilation, featuring twenty classic tracks spread out over two albums.  The … Continue reading

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The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland (1967)

“You persuaded me to love you, and I did…” “We had no idea…we were just shooting from the hip, a gut reaction.  If it felt good and it stood up and we could remember it a couple of days later, … Continue reading

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I Hear A Symphony (1966)

“Together just you and me, just livin’ on pure ecstasy…” In the beginning, there was tremendous pressure to get The Supremes a hit.  The Motown girl-group struggled for years, releasing a batch of failed singles produced by Motown founder Berry … Continue reading

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