Chart Position: 1

  • Written by Johnny Bristol, Jackey Beavers and Harvey Fuqua
  • Lead vocals: Diana Ross
  • Guitar: Dennis Coffey
  • Produced by Johnny Bristol
  • Recorded in Detroit MI
  • Backing vocals: Johnny Bristol Maxine Waters and Julia Waters
  • Diana Ross was the only Supreme to sing on this
  • Johnny Bristol’s ad-libs were not intended to be included in the recording, but the production team liked it and kept it in
  • This was originally intended to be recorded by Jr. Walker & All Stars
  • This song was intended to be Diana Ross’ first solo single after leaving the group, but instead was released as a Supremes single
  • This was the final U.S. #1 song of the sixties
  • Originally recorded by Johnny and Jackey (1960)
  • Also recorded by Brenda and the Tabulations (1970), Boogaloo Joe Jones (1970), Shirley Scot (1970), Marvelettes (1970), Bill Anderson & Jan Howard (1972), Bobby Darin (1971), Dionne Warwick (1972), Frederick Knight (1973), Lorrie Morgan (1983), Jimmy Sommerville (1995), LaToya Jackson (1995) and Vonda Shepard (1999)


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