Baby It’s Me (1977)

THE DIANA ROSS PROJECT

“I can’t believe the way you move me…”

“Most of us remember Martha Reeves as leader of one of the most popular soul groups in history, the Vandellas.  Now, as a solo and with the fine production of Richard Perry, she is showing signs of becoming an even bigger star,” raved Billboard magazine in its June 15, 1974 issue, reviewing the MCA release Martha Reeves.  Although the album surprisingly failed to become a commercial success, critics and fans loved it; someone else who took note was the singer’s former boss, Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr.  “Berry Gordy called me and asked if I would like to work with Diana,” remembered producer Richard Perry in a 2012 interview with Christian John Wikane.  “He loved the album I had done with Martha Reeves a few years earlier and wanted me to get the same vibe going for Diana.”  Miss Ross, of…

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