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Motown Trivia - Giveaway One: THE SUPREMES
by SharmonJarmon!,posted Apr 14 2014 7:47AM
What year did the famous girl group The Primettes change their name
to what is now known as THE SUPREMES.
Growing up in Detroit’s Brewster-Douglass Projects, Mary Wilson had enjoyed a passion for singing.
Performing at an elementary school talent showcase, she met soon-to-be long time friend and
future group mate, Florence Ballard. They made a pledge to remember each other if they ever joined a singing group.
Ironically, in 1959, Milton Jenkins, manager of male singing group, the Primes, decided to create a spin-off girls’ group.
A friend of the Primes, Betty McGlown, was first asked to join, and then Florence Ballard, who invited Ms. Wilson to join.
At the same time, Ms. Wilson’s then neighbor, Diane Ross, was asked by a member of the Primes, and completed
the quartet the Primettes. After performing various gigs around Detroit, covering songs by popular artist, such as
Ray Charles and the Drifters, the Primettes decide to audition for the up and coming Motown record company.
Unfortunately due to their young age, Motown President, Berry Gordy, Jr. turned them down and suggested they
come back after they graduated high school.
Determined to leave an impression on Motown President, Berry Gordy, Jr – the young Primettes thinking
that he didn’t like them – and join the stable of rising Motown stars, the Primettes frequented the Hitsville
USA recording studio every day after school. Much to their surprise, ‘Prime’ members Paul Williams and
Eddie Kendricks joined with Otis Williams & the Distants and formed new male singing group The Temptations.
Eventually, The Primettes themselves convinced Mr. Gordy to sign them to his label. Gordy agreed to sign them
to his label, under the condition that they change their group’s name. With a collection of names from friends and
family, Florence had chosen a name and on January 15th 1961 the Primettes officially became The Supremes.
At this time Betty had left the group and was replaced with Barbara Martin.
In the spring of 1962, after recording a few songs for their first album, Barbara Martin left the group to
marry her childhood sweetheart. Now the newly named Supremes: Florence Ballad, Diana Ross and
Mary Wilson became a trio; which to this day remains one of their greatest trademark signatures.
From 1961 to 1963, the Supremes recorded many songs and released eight singles, which did not garner much attention and jokingly earned them the title “no-hit Supremes” at Motown. But their fate changed dramatically in late 1963 when the song “When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes,” written and produced by Holland-Dozier-Holland, was released and peaked at number 23 on the Billboard pop chart. Although released in June, it was in August of 1964 that their single “Where Did Our Love Go,” reached number one on the U.S. pop charts and number three in the United Kingdom. Four more number one hits soon followed, including: “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me,” “Stop In the Name of Love,” and “Back in My Arms Again,” making the Supremes the only group to have five consecutive number one hits.
The Supremes success attracted many promotional opportunities allowing them to become one of the first pop groups of the 1960’s to do commercial endorsements, to include Coca-Cola, Arrid deodorant, and even their own “Supreme” white bread and wig brands.
The Temptations and the Supremes taped two of the first TV Specials by any Pop stars. The TCB and GIT Specials were TV trends that are still popular today.