She performed with original Supremes
member Mary Wilson from 1978 though the mid-1980s, performing at the London Palladium, for Princess Margaret, and other venues throughout the UK, Europe and America, before founding The Sounds of the Supremes
herself in 1989.
After The Supremes
disbanded in 1977, former Supreme
Mary Wilson hired Kaaren as a back-up singer for a European tour in 1978.
Nine years later Jean Terrell, Lynda Laurence and Scherrie Payne reformed The Supremes
and began touring again.
The only enduring member of the Supremes
during its 18-year history, Mary was in Newcastle earlier this year performing as part of Motown's 50 year anniversary celebration.
Now, here's a test: Name one song from each of these Motown recording artists: The Supremes
, The Four Tops, the Jackson Five; Irene Ryan.
Mary was a founder member of The Supremes
, and the only person to have stayed with the group until they disbanded in 1977.
One day, Birdsong just couldn't resist knocking on the dressing room door of the Supremes
when the two groups were part of the same revue.
If this is a trend, what does it mean if more and more of our citizens want to see the supremes
Q A FEW years back, I bought a vinyl copy of The Supremes
Live At The Copacabana in a charity shop for pounds 1.
Premium Ice Cream Made Better For You," says the box of Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Supremes
reduced fat ice cream bars.
Featured were a revival of Tharp's breakthrough work from 1973, set to a slew of Beach Boys hits, along with Motown Suite, a newly commissioned piece by Donald Byrd (set to hits by The Supremes
, Martha and the Vandellas, and others) and a revival of Laura Dean's "Sometimes It Snows in April" (from Billboards, the full-length 1993 work by several choreographers, all of whom used the music of Prince).
Just don't expect the usual fare: You'll find Dusty, the Ronettes, the Supremes
, et al, but they're represented by lesser-known selections as good as or better than their big hits.