Vocal Trios: The Supremes, McBride & the Ride, Rascal Flatts, Shedaisy, Los Lonely Boys, the Wilkinsons, the Baseballs, the Priests Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155505848

Published: August 17th 2011

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28 pages


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Vocal Trios: The Supremes, McBride & the Ride, Rascal Flatts, Shedaisy, Los Lonely Boys, the Wilkinsons, the Baseballs, the Priests  by  Source Wikipedia

Vocal Trios: The Supremes, McBride & the Ride, Rascal Flatts, Shedaisy, Los Lonely Boys, the Wilkinsons, the Baseballs, the Priests by Source Wikipedia
August 17th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 28 pages | ISBN: 9781155505848 | 7.17 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: The Supremes, McBride & the Ride, Rascal Flatts, SHeDAISY, Los Lonely Boys, The Wilkinsons, TheMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: The Supremes, McBride & the Ride, Rascal Flatts, SHeDAISY, Los Lonely Boys, The Wilkinsons, The Baseballs, The Priests, Baillie & the Boys, The Buffalo Club, The Angels, Carters Chord, One Flew South, Love and Theft, The King Sisters, Pinmonkey, The Whites, The Shelton Brothers, Carolina Rain, The Remingtons, The Marcy Brothers, Burnin Daylight, The Temprees, The Jenkins, 3 of Hearts, Black Tie, Platin Tenors.

Excerpt: The Supremes, an American female singing group, were the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. Originally founded as The Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, The Supremes repertoire included doo-wop, pop, soul, Broadway show tunes, psychedelic soul, and disco. They were the most commercially successful of Motowns acts and are, to date, Americas most successful vocal group with 12 number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Most of these hits were written and produced by Motowns main songwriting and production team, Holland-Dozier-Holland.

At their peak in the mid-1960s, The Supremes rivaled The Beatles in worldwide popularity, and their success made it possible for future African American R&B and soul musicians to find mainstream success. Founding members Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, and Betty McGlown, all from the Brewster-Douglass public housing project in Detroit, formed The Primettes as the sister act to The Primes (with Paul Williams and Eddie Kendricks, who went on to form The Temptations). Barbara Martin replaced McGlown in 1960, and the group signed with Motown the following year as The Supremes.

Martin left the act in early 1962, and Ross, Ballard, and Wilson carried on as a trio. During the mid-1960s, The Supremes achieved mainstream success with Ross as lead singer. In 1967, Motown president Berry Gordy renamed the group Diana Ross & the Supremes, and repl...



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