Supremes

10 Sept 1966, The Supremes started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’, the group’s sixth US No.1. It made No.3 in the UK and gave Phil Collins a UK No.1 in 1982. https://youtu.be/fQ7uXX9K7Sk The Supremes: You Can’t Hurry Love – Original (Take 1) Read the […]

22 Aug 1964, The Supremes started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ the girl group’s first No.1. Holland–Dozier–Holland had originally composed the song for The Marvelettes to record it who rejected the song. https://youtu.be/qTBmgAOO0Nw Supremes – Where Did Our Love Go (1964) HD 0815007 […]

13 Aug 1964, The Supremes recorded ‘Baby Love’, written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland, the song went on to be the group’s first UK No.1 and second US chart topper. It was also the second of five Supremes songs in a row to go to No.1 in the United States. https://youtu.be/9_y6nFjoVp4 The […]

8 April 1964, The Supremes record ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ at Motown Studios in Detroit. The song would become their first US No.1 single. Originally founded as the Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, the Supremes were the most commercially successful of Motown’s acts and are, to date, America’s most successful vocal group with […]

Happy 77th Birthday to Diana Ross, born 26 March 1944, American singer, The Supremes (1964 UK & US No.1 single ‘Baby Love’ plus over 20 other US & UK Top 40 hits). Solo (1980 US No.1 single ‘Upside Down, 1986 UK No.1 single ‘Chain Reaction’). During the 1960s The Supremes became Motown’s most successful act, […]

Happy 81st birthday to American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive Smokey Robinson born 19 Feb 1940. With The Miracles he had the 1970 UK & US No.1 single ‘The Tears Of A Clown’. As a solo artist Robinson scored the 1981 UK No.1 & US No.2 single ‘Being With You’. He became […]

Very sad to hear that The Supremes member Mary Wilson has died at her Las Vegas home aged 76. Mary is best known for co-founding The Supremes at the age of just 15 alongside Diana Ross and Florence Ballard in Detroit. She stayed with the Motown Records trio until its dissolution in 1977. The Supremes […]

15 Jan 1961, The Supremes signed a world wide recording contract with Motown Records. Originally founded as the Primettes, they became the most commercially successful of Motown’s acts and are, to date, America’s most successful vocal group with 12 No.1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/the-supremes/ The Supremes: Where Did Our Love Go | […]

19 Nov 1964, The Supremes became the first all girl group to have a UK No.1 single when ‘Baby Love’ went to the top of the charts. Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland,See More it was also the second of five Supremes songs in a row to go to No.1 in the […]

31 Oct 1964, The Supremes started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Baby Love’, the group’s second of five consecutive US No.1’s. The group were formerly known as the five piece group The Primettes. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/the-supremes/ The Supremes: Where Did Our Love Go | ThisDayInMusic Read the full article at […]


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