Black History Month Artist Highlights: The Supremes

The Supremes were an all female singing group signed to Motown records in the 1960s. Originally known as The Primettes, the group was founded in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan as the sister act to The Primes, who would later become The Temptations. The group rotated and replaced members often, but the more popular members include Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. The Supremes embodied the younger generation's taste during the 60's. They are said to have rivaled the Beatles at the time because of their roaring popularity amongst the public. Though they did not win a Grammy at the time of their nominations, they are Grammy Hall of Fame inducted, and are listed 97 in Rolling Stone's 2004 One Hundred Greatest Artists of All Time.

To find out more information about The Supremes, check out the following resources! You can also check out CDs from the Music Library containing music from The Supremes.

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