Way back when, I had friends who'd argue endlessly about the quality and achievements of their favorite musical groups in comparison with others. None more so than with those groups that transitioned with new members over the years. The music labels were not about to let go of a popular (money making) group name just because the lead singer would go on to a solo career (which they also managed). And when that group was The Supremes, excuse me... make that Diana Ross & The Supremes, it could lead to an endless source of vocal disputes among my friends. I always felt the talented singers that came on to the group post
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