Saturday Songwriting: The Supremes, Where Did Our Love Go

This week we get to #475 on Rolling Stones list of Greatest Songs Ever, “Where Did Our Love Go.”  The story goes that this was another song the artists weren’t keen on. Supposedly, it was originally recorded for the Marvelettes—the tracks were laid down already when the Supremes got it, and in a key that’s low for Diana Ross besides. Still, it ended up being The Supremes first #1 hit. That foot stomping laying down the groove reminds me of nothing so much as metronomes coming into sync with each other. (Check out this video if you haven’t seen it before, it’s really cool).

Enjoy! 

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