Very successful girl group, active from 1959 to 1977, and originally known as The Primettes before they signed with Motown. Originally a quartet, they beame a trio following their first Motown single in 1961. The group was billed as Diana Ross and the Supremes from 1967 to 1970 (when Ross left the group for a solo career).

Members included:

  • Diana Ross
  • Mary Wilson
  • Florance Ballard (through 1967)
  • Cindy Birdsong (replaced Ballard in 1967)
  • Jean Terrill (replaced Ross in 1970)

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All Music Guide: The Supremes
Profile, and discography with reviews.
Diana Ross and the Supremes
Concert reviews, commentary, and general information.
Florence Ballard Fan Club
Founded in 1986 as a living memorial to the late member of the Supremes. Biography and membership information.
History of Rock: The Supremes
Band history, with photos.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The Supremes
Inductee profile and timeline.
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