Thursday, 3 November 2016

Diana Ross & The Supremes Pt.1

Diana Ross and the Supremes
“Record-breaking Success in the Guinness Book of Records”

The group's first number one album
on the UK Official Pop Albums Chart
Did you know that Diana Ross and the Supremes are the only Motown Records recording act to have three number one compilation and greatest hits albums on the Official UK Pop Albums Chart? They were also the first act to have a number one single for the label in the UK with “Baby Love”, week-ending 19th November 1964 (2 weeks). The single achieved similar success by reaching the number one positions on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, week-ending 31st October 1964 (4 weeks) and on the Cash Box Pop Singles Chart, week-ending 14th November 1964 (2 weeks).The group’s first “Greatest Hits” compilation album peaked at number one, week-ending 11th February 1968 (3 weeks) on the UK Official Pop Albums Chart and again on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart, week-ending 28th October 1967 (5 weeks). 
The group's  second UK compilation album at
 number one in the UK Official
Pop Albums Chart

The group’s second greatest hits package or compilation album “Diana Ross and the Supremes Join The Temptations” reached the number one position on the Official UK Pop Albums Chart week-ending 9th February 1969 (4 weeks). The album made it to number one on the Billboard R&B and Soul Albums Chart week-ending 21st December 1968 (4 weeks).

The group's second compilation became tremendous success in collaboration with The Temptations 


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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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