Diana Ross And The Supremes

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 Diana Ross And The Supremes

Diana Ross – circa 1966

 “I’m the greatest star / I am by far / But nobody knows it” – ‘I’m the Greatest Star’ (Julie Styne, Bob Merrill)

The answer is ‘no’.  Berry Gordy, the head of Motown Records, considers the teenage girls in front of him.  Naturally, they are disappointed.  The year is 1960 and the girls, with stars in their eyes, had hoped to join the stable of recording artists on the up-and-coming Motown label.  Gordy’s advice to the young hopefuls is to finish high school and then come back and see him again.  Probably no one In the room could predict that these giggly and immature school girls are fated to become the biggest success of Motown, Diana Ross And The Supremes.

Diana Ross is born Diane Ernestine Ross on 26 March 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.  Due to a…

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