Tag Archives: RCA Records

The “Project” Turns 5!

Happy New Year! Along with being the first day of 2017, today also marks the 5th anniversary of The Diana Ross Project.  I started writing track-by-track reviews of every Diana Ross album back in January of 2012 simply because it’s … Continue reading

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“Work That Body” (1982)

Check out this gorgeous 12″ single for Diana’s “Work That Body,” released in Holland in 1982.  I picked this one up in an Atlanta record store called Wax n’ Facts today, lured in by the beautiful photo and packaging. “Work That … Continue reading

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The Only NEW Diana Ross Album (12/3/81)

This full-page ad ran in Jet magazine on December 3, 1981 — 35 years ago this week! That week, Why Do Fools Fall In Love was sitting at #15 on the Billboard 200, and the title track was top 10 on the Billboard Hot … Continue reading

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Eaten Alive (1985)

“I’m on a journey for the inspiration…” In the October 5, 1985 issue of music trade magazine Billboard, Nelson George seemed to sense some trouble for the latest single release by Diana Ross, writing, “It will be fascinating to see the … Continue reading

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Swept Away (1984)

“The rise and fall is endless…” Although 1983 brought Diana Ross unprecedented publicity thanks to her appearance in the blockbuster television special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever and her pair of Central Park concerts, the star’s singing career slipped a … Continue reading

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Ross (1983)

“Comin’ back on, comin’ back strong, turnin’ back on…” 1983 would bring Diana Ross some of the most widespread publicity of her career, although very little of it would have anything to do with her latest studio album.  First, on … Continue reading

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Silk Electric (1982)

“I’m no carbon copy of no-one else…” As early as January of 1982, media outlets were speculating about what Diana Ross would do to follow up her 1981 album Why Do Fools Fall In Love.  That album was her first under a blockbuster … Continue reading

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