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The lost Supreme : the life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard

Author: Peter Benjaminson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sheds light on various areas of Florence Ballard's life, including the surprising identity of the man by whom she was raped prior to entering the music business, the details of her love-hate relationship with Motown Records czar Berry Gordy, her drinking problem and pleas for help, and a never-ending desire to be the Supremes' lead singer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benjaminson, Peter, 1945-
Lost Supreme.
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2008
(DLC) 2007032949
(OCoLC)163625370
Named Person: Florence Ballard; Florence Ballard
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Benjaminson
ISBN: 9781569763018 1569763011
OCLC Number: 436156388
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 213 p.) : ill.
Contents: 19 Three into Two Won't Go20 Down, Down, Down and Out; 21 Inside the Mental Ward; 22 To Err Is Human; 23 The Lost Supreme; 24 Flo Sums It Up; 25 Where's the Rest of Me?; Afterword: The Dreamgirls Resurrections; Appendix 1: Florence Ballard, Primettes, and Supremes Discography; Appendix 2: Excerpts from Florence Ballard's Legal Case Against Motown Records et al.; Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Benjaminson.

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