Tag Archives: Motown

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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“Diamond Diana” Hits The Charts!

The new collection Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection hits the charts in a big way this week, returning Diana Ross to the Top 30 of the Billboard 200 for the first time in more than 30 years! Debuting for the week ending … Continue reading

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Diana Ross Takes “Mountain” Back To #1!

In an astounding move, Diana Ross tops a Billboard chart this week for the with the song “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” — nearly 50 years after doing it the first time! The new dance remix of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” … Continue reading

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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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Mary, Scherrie & Susaye (1976)

“Together we stand, hand in hand…” “‘You’re My Driving Wheel’ is the new single by the Supremes from their forthcoming album titled, ‘Mary, Scherrie & Susaye.’  The record on the Motown label sounds like a hit. This is probably 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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In Japan! (1973)

“Why is it we can’t be the way we used to be?” Once upon a time, this was one of the rarest of all Supremes collectibles, an obscure live album released for a short time overseas and never issued in … Continue reading

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The Supremes — Produced And Arranged By Jimmy Webb (1972)

“Some folks say the world ain’t never gonna change…” “David Geffen called and asked if I would like to produce the Supremes.  I thought Motown was a small receding speck in my rear-view mirror and suddenly here they were with … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Hamilton Bohannon on Good Day Atlanta (8/1/17)

If you’ve ever checked out the 1969 Motortown Revue Live album featuring Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Temptations, and more, then you’ve heard the Bohannon sound.  The entire show was backed by Motown drummer and bandleader Hamilton Bohannon (billed … Continue reading

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