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A visit to the dark side of Motown

The Supremes

There’s no doubt about it: America’s legendary Motown label was an unparalleled success in the music industry. But beneath the sparkling veneer of catchy hits and matching outfits lurked death, drugs and drama.

The last Supremes

Nine ladies, in all, would wind up being Supremes. And while everybody knows of Diana Ross and Mary Wilson, many others contributed to a story that has to go down as one of the most fascinating and glamorous in all of pop-music history.