Women in Music – Motown

Women of Motown: An Oral History by Susan Whitall. 2nd ed. 2017. DeVault-Graves Agency, 220 pages.

Martha Reeves (Martha and the Vandellas)

Dancing in the Street: Confessions of a Motown Diva by Martha Reeves and Mark Bego. 1994. Hyperion, 304 pages.

The Supremes

Diana Ross: A Biography by J. Randy Taraborrelli. 2014. Citadel, 528 pages.

Dreamgirl and Supreme Faith: My Life As a Supreme by Mary Wilson. 1986. St. Martin’s Press, 292 pages.

The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard by Peter Benjaminson. 2008. Chicago Review Press, 240 pages.

Secrets of a Sparrow by Diana Ross. 1993. Villard, 299 pages.

The Supremes: A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal by Mark Ribowsky. 2009. Da Capo Press, 480 pages.

Mary Wells

Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown’s First Superstar by Peter Benjaminson. 2012. Chicago Review Press, 320 pages.


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