With a career now spanning over five decades, Diana Ross remains one of the most successful recording and performing artists of all time. As lead singer of The Supremes, she amassed a total of twelve number one hit singles between 1964 - 1969, and had a further six as a solo artist.
Ian Phillips' book takes a detailed, affectionate and critical look back at Miss Ross' career which began in the late 1950s. Phillips' examines all of her recording work from The Primettes through to the present day, as well as highlighting her many career highlights and accomplishments, including her work in film, television and on stage.
There are a wealth of fascinating background stories and anecdotes relating to her river of legendary classics, from Baby Love, Reflections, Love Child, to Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Touch Me In The Morning, Love Hangover, Upside Down, I'm Coming Out and so many, many more.
This is an essential read for all Diana Ross fans, spotlighting not only on her ground-breaking success but also her revolutionary cultural impact, overcoming so many obstacles as a black woman and breaking down so many racial barriers.
A legend, a trailblazer, pioneer, icon, there are so many words that can be used to describe Diana Ross but so little has been written in such detail on her extensive body of work.
Until now. A true labour of love for this book, is an entertaining, and the ultimate, guide to the career of Miss Diana Ross.
Hardcover: 210 pages Publisher: New Haven Publishing Ltd (28 May 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1910705101 ISBN-13: 978-1910705100