Complete List Of The Supremes Albums And Songs

The Supremes Albums

This Complete List Of The Supremes Albums And Songs presents the full discography of The Supremes studio albums. The group The Supremes was first formed in 1959. The group The Supremes hails from the area of Detroit, Michigan. This complete discography by The Supremes also includes every single live album by The Supremes. All these spectacular albums by The Supremes have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each album by The Supremes as well as all original album covers. Every album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

THE SUPREMES STUDIO ALBUMS

Meet The Supremes

Released 1962

“Meet The Supremes” was the debut album of The Supremes, featuring Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, and Mary Wilson. Released on Motown Records, the album did not chart initially, but it did introduce audiences to a vocal group that would soon become iconic.

The album featured vocal contributions from Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson. It was produced by Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, and Raynoma Liles Gordy. The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in Detroit, Michigan, between 1960 and 1962.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Your Heart Belongs to Me” – 2:36
  2. “Who’s Lovin’ You” – 2:49
  3. “Baby Don’t Go” – 2:12
  4. “Buttered Popcorn” – 2:31
  5. “I Want a Guy” – 2:56
  6. “Let Me Go the Right Way” – 2:32
  7. “You Bring Back Memories” – 2:37
  8. “Time Changes Things” – 2:29
  9. “Play a Sad Song” – 2:56
  10. “Never Again” – 2:22
  11. “(He’s) Seventeen” – 2:46

Where Did Our Love Go

Released 1964

“Where Did Our Love Go” was a breakthrough album for The Supremes. The album features their first Number 1 hit, “Where Did Our Love Go,” which propelled them into stardom. This album is arguably the one that solidified their position as Motown legends.

The album featured Diana Ross on lead vocals for most tracks, with Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard on backing vocals. Produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier, it marked the beginning of the successful Holland-Dozier-Holland collaboration with The Supremes. The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in Detroit, Michigan, in 1964.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Where Did Our Love Go” – 2:35
  2. “Run, Run, Run” – 2:21
  3. “Baby Love” – 2:35
  4. “When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes” – 2:38
  5. “Come See About Me” – 2:42
  6. “Long Gone Lover” – 2:25
  7. “I’m Giving You Your Freedom” – 2:38
  8. “A Breathtaking Guy” – 2:22
  9. “He Means the World to Me” – 2:00
  10. “Standing at the Crossroads of Love” – 2:28
  11. “Your Kiss of Fire” – 2:45
  12. “Ask Any Girl” – 2:44

A Bit of Liverpool

Released 1964

“A Bit of Liverpool” is a unique album in The Supremes’ catalog, as it pays tribute to the British Invasion by covering songs by The Beatles and other UK acts. It was an interesting experiment that showcased the group’s versatility.

The core lineup of Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard remained intact for this album. Berry Gordy, along with several others, took the reins on production. The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in Detroit, Michigan, in 1964.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “How Do You Do It” – 2:23
  2. “A World Without Love” – 2:40
  3. “The House of the Rising Sun” – 3:20
  4. “A Hard Day’s Night” – 2:25
  5. “Because” – 2:36
  6. “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” – 2:56
  7. “You Can’t Do That” – 2:34
  8. “Do You Love Me” – 2:36
  9. “Can’t Buy Me Love” – 2:11
  10. “I Want to Hold Your Hand” – 2:20
  11. “Bits and Pieces” – 2:03

The Supremes Sing Country, Western and Pop

Released 1965

In another genre experiment, “The Supremes Sing Country, Western and Pop” saw the trio tackling country and western tunes, a somewhat unexpected move that showcased their vocal adaptability.

Once again, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard comprised the vocal lineup. Production was mostly handled by Berry Gordy. The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in Detroit, Michigan, throughout 1964 and early 1965.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Funny How Time Slips Away” – 2:37
  2. “My Heart Can’t Take It No More” – 3:22
  3. “It Makes No Difference Now” – 3:26
  4. “You Didn’t Care” – 2:35
  5. “Tears in Vain” – 2:17
  6. “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” – 2:39
  7. “Lazy Bones” – 3:07
  8. “You Need Me” – 2:55
  9. “Baby Doll” – 2:06
  10. “Sunset” – 3:35
  11. “(The Man With the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band” – 2:59

We Remember Sam Cooke

Released 1965

“We Remember Sam Cooke” was The Supremes’ tribute to the late, great Sam Cooke. This was a heartfelt effort where the group covered some of Cooke’s most iconic songs.

The lineup remained Ross, Wilson, and Ballard, with Gordy again contributing to production. This album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in Detroit, Michigan, throughout 1964 and 1965.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “You Send Me” – 2:22
  2. “Nothing Can Change This Love” – 2:39
  3. “Cupid” – 2:39
  4. “Chain Gang” – 2:59
  5. “Bring It on Home to Me” – 2:44
  6. “Only Sixteen” – 2:10
  7. “Having a Party” – 2:33
  8. “Shake” – 2:46
  9. “Wonderful World” – 2:52
  10. “A Change Is Gonna Come” – 2:37
  11. “Good News” – 2:41

More Hits by The Supremes

Released 1965

Following the success of their previous albums, “More Hits by The Supremes” was released to ride the wave. The album features more of the Motown hits that made The Supremes a household name.

The iconic trio—Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard—were in top form, and Berry Gordy and his Motown production team were behind the control boards. The recording sessions were held at Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit throughout late 1964 and 1965.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Ask Any Girl” – 2:45
  2. “Nothing but Heartaches” – 2:57
  3. “Mother Dear” – 2:45
  4. “Stop! In the Name of Love” – 2:52
  5. “Honey Boy” – 2:33
  6. “Back in My Arms Again” – 2:52
  7. “Whisper You Love Me Boy” – 2:36
  8. “The Only Time I’m Happy” – 2:30
  9. “He Holds His Own” – 2:29
  10. “Who Could Ever Doubt My Love” – 2:42
  11. “(I’m So Glad) Heartaches Don’t Last Always” – 2:56
  12. “I’m in Love Again” – 2:19

Merry Christmas

Released 1965

The holiday season brought a new dimension to The Supremes with the release of “Merry Christmas.” This was a festive record with both traditional carols and some new Christmas compositions.

Again, the lineup featured Ross, Wilson, and Ballard. Harvey Fuqua and Johnny Bristol were notable contributors to the album’s production. This album was also recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. Studios in 1965.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “White Christmas” – 3:54
  2. “Silver Bells” – 2:59
  3. “Born of Mary” – 3:18
  4. “Children’s Christmas Song” – 2:52
  5. “The Little Drummer Boy” – 3:06
  6. “My Christmas Tree” – 3:11
  7. “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – 2:41
  8. “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” – 2:40
  9. “My Favorite Things” – 2:47
  10. “Twinkle Twinkle Little Me” – 3:02
  11. “Little Bright Star” – 2:26
  12. “Joy to the World” – 2:10

I Hear a Symphony

Released 1966

This album features a mix of Broadway standards, original compositions, and the hit title track, further enhancing The Supremes’ status as Motown’s premier act.

The core trio remained the same, with the Motown production team once more taking the helm. The sessions were held at Hitsville U.S.A. in 1966.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Stranger in Paradise” – 3:05
  2. “Yesterday” – 2:28
  3. “I Hear a Symphony” – 2:40
  4. “Unchained Melody” – 3:49
  5. “With a Song in My Heart” – 2:03
  6. “Without a Song” – 2:59
  7. “My World Is Empty Without You” – 2:35
  8. “A Lover’s Concerto” – 2:36
  9. “Any Girl in Love (Knows What I’m Going Through)” – 2:59
  10. “Wonderful, Wonderful” – 2:52
  11. “Everything Is Good About You” – 2:58
  12. “He’s All I Got” – 2:46

The Supremes A’ Go-Go

Released 1966

“A’ Go-Go” marked a defining moment for The Supremes, as it was the first album by an all-female group to reach number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The album includes their hit “You Can’t Hurry Love” and a collection of spirited, danceable tracks.

Ross, Wilson, and Ballard contributed the vocals, and Berry Gordy was again among the producers. It was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A., throughout 1966.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Love Is Like an Itching in My Heart” – 2:55
  2. “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)” – 2:35
  3. “You Can’t Hurry Love” – 2:45
  4. “Shake Me, Wake Me (When It’s Over)” – 2:45
  5. “Baby I Need Your Loving” – 2:59
  6. “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'” – 2:29
  7. “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” – 2:39
  8. “Get Ready” – 2:44
  9. “Put Yourself in My Place” – 2:16
  10. “Money (That’s What I Want)” – 2:25
  11. “Come and Get These Memories” – 2:21
  12. “Hang On Sloopy” – 2:41

The Supremes Sing Holland–Dozier–Holland

Released 1967

As the title suggests, this album is dedicated to the works of the legendary Motown songwriting and production team of Holland–Dozier–Holland. It features some of the biggest Supremes hits like “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” and “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone.”

The trio of Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard, along with the Motown in-house musicians and producers, made this album another classic. Recorded at Motown’s Hitsville U.S.A. studios during 1966 and 1967.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” – 2:43
  2. “You’re Gone, but Always in My Heart” – 2:36
  3. “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone” – 2:46
  4. “Mother You, Smother You” – 2:36
  5. “I Guess I’ll Always Love You” – 2:45
  6. “I’ll Turn to Stone” – 2:28
  7. “It’s the Same Old Song” – 2:32
  8. “Going Down for the Third Time” – 2:30
  9. “Love Is in Our Hearts” – 2:31
  10. “Remove This Doubt” – 2:52
  11. “There’s No Stopping Us Now” – 2:56
  12. “(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave” – 2:37

The Supremes Sing Rodgers & Hart

Released 1967

Here, The Supremes ventured into the realm of Broadway, tackling standards by Rodgers & Hart. It was a departure from their pop and R&B roots but showcased their versatility.

Recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. studios in 1967, the album features Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard as the vocalists.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Lady Is a Tramp” – 2:31
  2. “My Funny Valentine” – 3:02
  3. “Blue Moon” – 2:53
  4. “Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee” – 2:41
  5. “Thou Swell” – 2:18
  6. “My Romance” – 2:53
  7. “This Can’t Be Love” – 2:50
  8. “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” – 2:54
  9. “Mountain Greenery” – 2:16
  10. “Lover” – 2:46

Reflections

Released 1968

“Reflections” marks a transitional phase for the group, featuring a more mature, psychedelic soul sound. The title track itself was a notable hit for the group, reflecting the changing social climate of the time.

Recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. in 1967 and 1968, the album was released as the group was officially renamed Diana Ross & the Supremes.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Reflections” – 2:50
  2. “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” – 2:56
  3. “Forever Came Today” – 3:15
  4. “I Can’t Make It Alone” – 3:06
  5. “In and Out of Love” – 2:39
  6. “Bah-Bah-Bah” – 3:17
  7. “What the World Needs Now Is Love” – 2:50
  8. “Up, Up and Away” – 2:32
  9. “Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)” – 2:55
  10. “Then” – 2:13

Diana Ross & the Supremes Sing and Perform “Funny Girl”

Released 1968

This album was a tribute to the Broadway musical “Funny Girl.” Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong performed songs from the hit musical.

The album was recorded in Los Angeles, far from their Detroit roots, during the spring of 1968.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Funny Girl” – 2:44
  2. “If a Girl Isn’t Pretty” – 2:57
  3. “I Am Woman” – 2:34
  4. “The Music That Makes Me Dance” – 3:02
  5. “Don’t Rain on My Parade” – 2:44
  6. “People” – 3:22
  7. “Cornet Man” – 2:55
  8. “His Love Makes Me Beautiful” – 2:05
  9. “Sadie, Sadie” – 2:20
  10. “I’m the Greatest Star” – 3:04

Diana Ross & the Supremes Join the Temptations

Released 1968

In this collaborative effort, Diana Ross & the Supremes joined forces with The Temptations, another supergroup from the Motown stable. The album was part of the label’s efforts to showcase its star acts together, and it was a commercial success.

The recording was done at Hitsville U.S.A. studios, featuring the combined talents of both groups.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Try It Baby” – 3:27
  2. “I Second That Emotion” – 2:19
  3. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” – 2:16
  4. “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” – 3:06
  5. “This Guy’s in Love with You” – 4:01
  6. “Funky Broadway” – 2:31
  7. “I’ll Try Something New” – 2:19
  8. “A Place in the Sun” – 3:29
  9. “Sweet Inspiration” – 2:54
  10. “Then” – 2:13

Love Child

Released 1968

“Love Child” was one of the group’s most significant albums, yielding a number one title track and exemplifying the social awareness in Motown’s music at the time.

The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and featured Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong. It was produced by the likes of Frank Wilson, Deke Richards, and Henry Cosby.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Love Child” – 2:55
  2. “Keep an Eye” – 3:08
  3. “How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone” – 2:47
  4. “Does Your Mama Know About Me” – 2:53
  5. “Honey Bee (Keep On Stinging Me)” – 2:20
  6. “Some Things You Never Get Used To” – 2:24
  7. “He’s My Sunny Boy” – 2:21
  8. “You’ve Been So Wonderful to Me” – 2:17
  9. “(Don’t Break These) Chains of Love” – 2:24
  10. “You Ain’t Livin’ Till You’re Lovin'” – 2:42
  11. “I’ll Set You Free” – 2:38
  12. “Can’t Shake It Loose” – 2:09

Let the Sunshine In

Released 1969

“Let the Sunshine In” was an eclectic mix of pop, soul, and psychedelia. The album features the hit song “I’m Livin’ in Shame.”

Recorded primarily at Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit, the album continued to feature the lineup of Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Composer” – 2:55
  2. “Everyday People” – 2:20
  3. “No Matter What Sign You Are” – 2:58
  4. “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” – 2:52
  5. “I’m Livin’ in Shame” – 3:01
  6. “Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” – 3:05
  7. “Let the Music Play” – 2:39
  8. “With a Child’s Heart” – 3:09
  9. “Discover Me (And You’ll Discover Love)” – 2:34
  10. “Will This Be the Day” – 2:51
  11. “I’m So Glad I Got Somebody (Like You Around)” – 2:51

Together

Released 1969

“Together” is another collaborative album between Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations. It contains covers of Broadway tunes and pop standards.

The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A., featuring the vocal talents of both groups.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Stubborn Kind of Fellow” – 3:00
  2. “I’ll Be Doggone” – 3:03
  3. “The Weight” – 3:00
  4. “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing” – 2:15
  5. “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” – 2:50
  6. “Sing a Simple Song” – 2:50
  7. “For Better or Worse” – 2:35
  8. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” – 2:56
  9. “Why (Must We Fall in Love)” – 2:53
  10. “Let the Sunshine In” – 2:30

Cream of the Crop

Released 1969

This album was the final release before Diana Ross left the Supremes to pursue a solo career. “Cream of the Crop” features the number one hit “Someday We’ll Be Together,” which ironically marked the end of an era for the group.

The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and featured Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Someday We’ll Be Together” – 3:32
  2. “Can’t You See It’s Me” – 2:34
  3. “You Gave Me Love” – 2:40
  4. “Hey Jude” – 2:42
  5. “The Young Folks” – 3:13
  6. “Shadows of Society” – 2:59
  7. “Loving You Is Better Than Ever” – 2:47
  8. “When It’s to the Top (Still I Won’t Stop Giving You Love)” – 2:59
  9. “Till Johnny Comes” – 2:59
  10. “Blowin’ in the Wind” – 3:07
  11. “The Beginning of the End” – 2:28

Right On

Released 1970

“Right On” marked a new phase for the Supremes, with Jean Terrell taking over as the lead vocalist after Diana Ross’s departure. The album was heavily influenced by the evolving sound of R&B and the social changes of the time.

The album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and featured Jean Terrell, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong. It was produced by Frank Wilson.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Up the Ladder to the Roof” – 2:59
  2. “Then We Can Try Again” – 2:50
  3. “Everybody’s Got the Right to Love” – 2:43
  4. “Wait a Minute Before You Leave Me” – 2:52
  5. “You Move Me” – 3:02
  6. “But I Love You More” – 2:33
  7. “I Got Hurt (Trying to Be the Only Girl in Your Life)” – 2:59
  8. “Baby Baby” – 2:55
  9. “Take a Closer Look at Me” – 2:52
  10. “Then I Met You” – 2:59
  11. “Bill, When Are You Coming Back” – 2:50
  12. “The Loving Country” – 3:06

The Magnificent 7

Released 1970

“The Magnificent 7” saw the Supremes joining forces with The Four Tops for an album full of covers. The project capitalized on the chemistry between these two iconic groups.

The album was recorded at various studios and featured both The Supremes and The Four Tops.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Knock on My Door” – 2:15
  2. “For Your Love” – 3:06
  3. “Without the One You Love” – 3:00
  4. “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)” – 4:21
  5. “Stoned Soul Picnic” – 3:30
  6. “Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)” – 2:56
  7. “River Deep – Mountain High” – 4:15
  8. “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing” – 2:32
  9. “Everyday People” – 2:50
  10. “It’s Got to Be a Miracle (This Thing Called Love)” – 3:55
  11. “Taste of Honey” – 2:59
  12. “Function at the Junction” – 2:59

New Ways but Love Stays

Released 1970

With the powerful anthem “Stoned Love” as its most famous track, “New Ways but Love Stays” was an album that represented a mix of the old and new for the Supremes.

It was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and was again featuring the lineup of Jean Terrell, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Stoned Love” – 2:58
  2. “It’s Time to Break Down” – 3:00
  3. “Bridge Over Troubled Water” – 4:52
  4. “I Wish It Would Rain” – 2:57
  5. “Back in My Arms Again” – 2:59
  6. “The Young Folks” – 3:11
  7. “Come Together” – 3:05
  8. “Is There a Place (In His Heart for Me)” – 3:33
  9. “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye” – 3:01
  10. “Shine on Me” – 3:44

The Return of the Magnificent Seven

Released 1971

This was another collaborative album between The Supremes and The Four Tops. It featured a diverse range of songs, emphasizing the strong vocal capabilities of both groups.

Recorded at various studios, the album was produced by Frank Wilson and Bobby Taylor.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “You Gotta Have Love in Your Heart” – 2:45
  2. “I Wonder Where We’re Going” – 3:10
  3. “Call Me” – 2:35
  4. “One More Bridge to Cross” – 2:42
  5. “If You Could See Me Now” – 2:28
  6. “I’ll Try Not to Cry” – 2:45
  7. “I’m Glad About It” – 2:38
  8. “Let’s Make Love Now” – 2:55
  9. “I Can’t Believe You Love Me” – 2:34
  10. “Where Would I Be Without You, Baby” – 3:08
  11. “What Do You Have to Do (To Stay on the Right Side of Love)” – 3:04

Touch

Released 1971

“Touch” was a significant album for the Supremes as they continued to adapt to a changing musical landscape. It included some popular tracks and demonstrated the group’s versatility in tackling various genres.

This album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and produced by Frank Wilson.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “This Is the Story” – 3:20
  2. “Nathan Jones” – 3:02
  3. “Here Comes the Sunrise” – 3:45
  4. “Love It Came to Me This Time” – 2:47
  5. “Johnny Raven” – 3:00
  6. “Have I Lost You” – 3:12
  7. “Time and Love” – 3:14
  8. “Touch” – 4:44
  9. “Happy (Is a Bumpy Road)” – 3:29
  10. “It’s So Hard for Me to Say Goodbye” – 3:25

Dynamite

Released 1971

“Dynamite” was another collaboration album between The Supremes and The Four Tops. The album included a variety of covers and original compositions, showcasing the rich harmonies between the two groups.

The album was recorded at Motown Studio A and Studio B in Detroit.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “River Deep – Mountain High” – 4:15
  2. “It’s Impossible” – 3:08
  3. “Make It with You” – 3:24
  4. “Love the One You’re With” – 3:45
  5. “Wichita Lineman” – 3:12
  6. “You Gotta Have Love in Your Heart” – 2:55
  7. “I’m Glad About It” – 2:38
  8. “Let’s Make Love Now” – 2:59
  9. “If” – 3:12
  10. “Everyday People” – 2:59

Floy Joy

Released 1972

“Floy Joy” was the Supremes’ penultimate studio album released by Motown before the group disbanded. It featured a more streamlined, soulful sound that was well-received by critics and fans alike.

This album was recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. and produced by Smokey Robinson.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Your Wonderful, Sweet Sweet Love” – 2:59
  2. “Floy Joy” – 2:31
  3. “A Heart Like Mine” – 2:34
  4. “Over and Over” – 2:52
  5. “Precious Little Things” – 2:55
  6. “Now the Bitter, Now the Sweet” – 3:02
  7. “Automatically Sunshine” – 2:38
  8. “The Wisdom of Time” – 3:00
  9. “Oh Be My Love” – 2:54
  10. “I Can’t Resist Your Love” – 3:08

The Supremes Produced and Arranged by Jimmy Webb

Released 1972

This album stands as a unique entry in the Supremes’ discography, with famed songwriter Jimmy Webb taking the helm as both producer and arranger. It provided a different sound compared to the group’s earlier works.

The album was recorded at The Sound Factory in Hollywood, California.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “5:30 Plane” – 3:45
  2. “All I Want” – 3:05
  3. “Once in the Morning” – 2:42
  4. “I Keep It Hid” – 3:26
  5. “Cheap Lovin'” – 2:59
  6. “When Can Brown Begin” – 3:02
  7. “Beyond Myself” – 3:35
  8. “If You’re Gonna Leave (Just Leave)” – 2:52
  9. “I Guess I’ll Miss the Man” – 3:12
  10. “Tapestries” – 3:20

The Supremes (1975)

Released 1975

Marking a transitional period for the iconic group, “The Supremes” album featured a new line-up and worked to establish a new identity post-Diana Ross. Despite facing stiff competition from the disco wave and other emerging genres, the album still made a respectable chart performance.

The album was recorded at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, and was produced by various producers including Clayton Ivey and Terry Woodford.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “He’s My Man” – 3:00
  2. “Early Morning Love” – 3:12
  3. “Where Do I Go from Here” – 3:15
  4. “Get up and Get into It” – 3:18
  5. “You Can’t Stop a Girl in Love” – 3:20
  6. “Color My World Blue” – 3:11
  7. “Give Out, But Don’t Give Up” – 3:00
  8. “Where Is It I Belong” – 3:20
  9. “You Turn Me Around” – 2:59
  10. “It’s All Been Said Before” – 3:00

High Energy

Released 1976

“High Energy” was an album that showed The Supremes adapting to the musical trends of the era, especially the disco craze. The title track “High Energy” became a club hit, and the album generally received positive reviews from critics.

The album was recorded at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, and was produced by Brian Holland and Edward Holland.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “High Energy” – 5:28
  2. “I’m Gonna Let My Heart Do the Walking” – 3:09
  3. “Only You (Can Love Me Like You Love Me)” – 3:54
  4. “You Keep Me Moving On” – 3:33
  5. “Don’t Let My Teardrops Bother You” – 4:28
  6. “Till the Boat Sails Away” – 4:12
  7. “I Don’t Want to Lose You” – 4:11
  8. “You’re What’s Missing in My Life” – 3:51
  9. “There’s Room at the Top” – 3:41
  10. “If You Want Me” – 2:57

Mary, Scherrie & Susaye

Released 1976

“Mary, Scherrie & Susaye” was the final studio album released by The Supremes before their disbandment. The album was named after its three members: Mary Wilson, Scherrie Payne, and Susaye Greene. The album is notable for its stylistic diversity, featuring R&B, pop, and even a touch of disco.

This album was recorded at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, and was produced by various producers including Eugene McDaniels and Mary Wilson.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “You’re My Driving Wheel” – 4:21
  2. “Sweet Dream Machine” – 4:14
  3. “Let Yourself Go” – 4:31
  4. “Come Into My Life” – 3:47
  5. “We Should Be Closer Together” – 3:58
  6. “I Don’t Want to Be Tied Down” – 3:55
  7. “You Are the Heart of Me” – 3:45
  8. “Love I Never Knew You Could Feel So Good” – 5:36
  9. “High Rise” – 3:07
  10. “You’re What’s Missing in My Life” – 3:52

THE SUPREMES LIVE ALBUMS

The Supremes at the Copa

Released 1965

“The Supremes at the Copa” is a seminal live album that captures The Supremes in the height of their early fame, performing at the Copacabana in New York City. The album showcased their versatility, including Motown hits, standards, and pop tunes.

The album was recorded live at the Copacabana nightclub in New York City and was produced by Berry Gordy and Gil Askey.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Opening Introduction” – 0:35
  2. “Put On A Happy Face” – 1:52
  3. “I Am Woman” – 2:08
  4. “Baby Love” – 2:40
  5. “Stop! In The Name of Love” – 2:18
  6. “Boy From Ipanema” – 2:38
  7. “Make Someone Happy” – 1:55
  8. “Come See About Me” – 1:49
  9. “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby” – 1:21
  10. “Queen Of The House” – 2:45

Live at London’s Talk of the Town

Released 1968

The Supremes go international with “Live at London’s Talk of the Town.” This album showcases the group’s appeal across the pond. They delivered their Motown hits and also covered some British hits, appealing to the London audience.

The album was recorded live at London’s Talk of the Town and was produced by Berry Gordy and Gil Askey.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Medley: With a Song in My Heart/Stranger in Paradise” – 3:01
  2. “You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You” – 1:50
  3. “Medley: Thoroughly Modern Millie/Second Hand Rose/Mame” – 2:45
  4. “Reflections” – 2:15
  5. “Medley: Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love” – 2:02
  6. “My World is Empty Without You” – 1:45
  7. “I Hear a Symphony” – 2:32
  8. “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone” – 1:57
  9. “More” – 1:43
  10. “The Happening” – 1:43

Farewell

Released 1970

“Farewell” is a bittersweet live album, marking the end of Diana Ross’ time with The Supremes. Despite the looming departure, the album is filled with powerful performances and offers a retrospective of their impressive catalog.

The album was recorded live at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas and was produced by Berry Gordy and Gil Askey.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Opening/Where Did Our Love Go” – 1:18
  2. “Baby Love” – 1:03
  3. “You Can’t Hurry Love” – 1:01
  4. “Reflections” – 0:46
  5. “My World Is Empty Without You” – 0:35
  6. “I Hear a Symphony” – 0:45
  7. “Love Child” – 2:44
  8. “I’m Livin’ in Shame” – 1:15
  9. “No Matter What Sign You Are” – 1:46
  10. “Someday We’ll Be Together” – 3:19

The Supremes Live! In Japan

Released 1973

This rare and highly sought-after live recording features The Supremes’ 1973 Japanese tour. It was originally released only in Japan but later saw an international release due to its popularity among collectors and fans. It’s a fascinating sonic document of the group in a transitional phase, navigating a post-Diana Ross landscape.

The album was recorded live at Shinjuku Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, and was produced by Berry Gordy and Gil Askey.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Introduction” – 1:14
  2. “T.C.B.” – 1:09
  3. “Stop! In the Name of Love” – 1:59
  4. “Medley: Michelle/Yesterday” – 2:34
  5. “In and Out of Love” – 1:59
  6. “Fingertips” – 1:33
  7. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” – 2:03
  8. “I’m So Proud” – 1:43
  9. “Somewhere” – 2:53
  10. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” – 2:13

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