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The Supremes

 

vThe Supremes were an American female singing group in the 1960s.
 
vThe group founded as The Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959.
 
vThe group was made up of Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson, Betty McGlown and Diana Ross initially. In 1960 Barbara Martin replaced McGlown and the group signed to Motown the following year as The Supremes.
 
vBarbara Martin left the act in early 1962, and Ross, Ballard and Wilson carried on as a trio.

The Supremes "Where did our love go?"

Performed live on the Steve Allen show during 1964

The Beatles

 

vThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With a line up comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
 
vThe band are regarded as one of the most influential bands of all time.

 

vThe band were active 1960 – 1970, after the group broke up in 1970 all four members enjoyed success as solo artists.

 

vJohn Lennon died in 1980 and George Harrison in 2001. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr both remain musically active.

The Beatles - Yellow Submarine

Ray Charles

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  •   Ray Charles was born Ray Charles Robinson, he was born 23rd September 1930.
 
  •  He is an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer who was performing from 1947 until 2004.
 
  • His biggest hits were 'Georgia on my Mind', 'Hit the Road Jack' and 'I Can't Stop Loving You'.
 
  •  He won 17 Grammy Awards and was also awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award.

 

 

Hit the Road Jack!

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