The Supremes

Available today, the always-on-point Hip-O Select imprint have released a two disc compilation of Diana Ross and The Supremes rarities entitled Let The Music Play: Supreme Rarities 1960-1969. Comprised of alternate mixes, scratch vocal tracks, and a number of (then) contemporary covers (Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Tom Jones, et. al) the set showcases a different side of the Motown divas, and brother were they good.

Below: The Supremes knock out Stevie Wonder’s “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” – great stuff, but don’t miss the collected radio spots artifact casually tacked on the end of disc II.

MP3: Diana Ross & The Supremes :: Uptight (Everything’s Alright) (Stevie Wonder)
MP3: Scott Regan Radio Promos w/ The Supremes
Purchase: Diana Ross & The Supremes – Let The Music Play: Supreme Rarities

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4 Responses to “Motown Lost & Found :: Sixties Supremes Rarities”

  1. If you like Motown Lost & Found, definitely check out the Complete Motown Singles sets. I’d start with vols 4-6: 1964, 1965, and 1966 (6 CDs each). They’re expensive but the packaging is amazing and there are so many great little tracks on there.

  2. i have all of those, and you are right, they are essential.

  3. Those promos might be put together out of order, but it seems like she can’t remember whether her name’s “Diane” or “Diana.”

  4. […] Hip-O Select’s Lost & Found series, just continues to impress.  I originally wrote about the set in March of 2008, upon its release, and have returned to it time and again because of nuggets like […]

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