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The Supremes : a saga of Motown dreams, success, and betrayal

Author: Mark Ribowsky
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009.
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From the Publisher: The Supremes is a sprawling tale of unforgettable music, cutthroat ambition, and heartbreaking betrayal. Mark Ribowsky explodes Dreamgirl fantasies by taking the reader behind the closed doors of Motown to witness the rise of group leader Diana Ross, the creation of timeless classics like "Where Did Our Love Go?," and the dramatic power struggles within Detroit's fabled music factory. Drawing on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Tonträger
Verzeichnis
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ribowsky, Mark.
Supremes.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)671566775
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Ribowsky
ISBN: 9780306815867 0306815869 9780306818738 0306818736
OCLC Number: 191926216
Description: xxiii, 440 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Prologue --
1: Three girls from the projects --
2: Moths to the flame --
3: Notown to Motown --
4: Berry --
5: Priming the pump --
6: Supreme beings --
7: Smokey places --
8: Others --
9: Splitsville in hitsville --
10: Lousy song --
11: One --
12: Two Motowns --
13: Ecstasy to the tenth power --
14: Baby, just pour --
15: Symphony in black and mostly white --
16: Itching in the heart --
17: Put the money on Diana --
18: She's outta here --
19: Distorted reality --
20: Forever came today --
21: This must be the Diana Ross show --
22: Last mile --
Epilogue: Where did our love go? --
Bibliography --
Discography --
Index.
Responsibility: Mark Ribowsky.

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Drawing on first-hand recollections by friends, associates, and other Motown contemporaries, the author tells the heartbreaking story of the Supremes' meteoric rise and bitter disintegration, and  Read more...

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"One updated Spector biography well worth buying... The author's balanced writing here deserves an award for journalism... Unbeatable." Record Collector"

 
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