parlando playlist #68-69: the supremes - come together [1970] diana ross - come together [1970]

Posted on November 16th, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Music, Parlando Playlist.

Seriously.

In November 1969, Motown announced the split of Diana Ross and the Supremes. In 1970 both the Supremes and Diana Ross had two albums apiece; all four were good, much better than the concluding albums of Ross and the Supremes together.

They both recorded "Come Together" in 1970 (yes, apart they recorded "Come Together").

"Come Together" by the Supremes was on New Ways but Love Stays (with 1970 hair).

"Come Together" by Diana Ross was on Everything Is Everything.
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3 comments.

Gavin

Comment on December 6th, 2013.

Those are both better, and weirder, and longer, than I expected. I think I prefer the Supremes version, but I do like the outro jam in Diana's version. I wonder how much overlap there was in musical personnel?

Scraps

Comment on December 6th, 2013.

I'll bet a lot.

Gavin

Comment on December 9th, 2013.

It wouldn't surprise me to learn that the same studio band cut both versions in the same day.

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