By Nicholas Jennings on Tuesday, 21 September 2010
Category: Reviews

Music Review: Diana Ross & the Supremes - Icon

It’s no wonder the Supremes inspired Dreamgirls. Theirs is a classic rags-to-riches story: rising from the poverty of Detroit housing projects to become the top female group of the 1960s—even rivaling even the Beatles in popularity. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard (later replaced by Cindy Birdsong) scored a remarkable 12 number one hits and every single one of them is included here, from “Baby Love” and “Stop! In the Name of Love” to “You Can’t Hurry Love” and the socially conscious “Love Child.”