Top 100 singles of all time: 83 – The Supremes – You Keep Me Hangin’ On

I suppose I could have picked almost anything by The Supremes – Baby Love or Stop! In the Name of Love – they were the supreme girl group, after all. They started out as The Primettes in 1959, and at their peak they rivalled The Beatles in popularity, achieving 12 number one singles along the way. Most of their hits were written by songwriting powerhouse Holland-Dozier-Holland, but following their departure from the Motown label in 1968, the quality of the band’s singles (along with many other Motown acts) deteriorated. Diana Ross began her solo career the following year. Continue reading