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YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON

 
SONG & HIT DETAILS
 
Artist Name: SUPREMES
 
Hit Month (Australia): 1987
 
Song Author: Holland–Dozier–Holland
 
 
Year Recorded: 1966
 
SONG PROFILE
 
You Keep Me Hangin' On

Recorded Hitsville U.S.A. (Studio A); June 30 and August 1, 1966

Format Vinyl record (7" 45 RPM)

Label Motown

"You Keep Me Hangin' On" is a 1966 number-one hit song originally recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label.

Written and produced by Motown's main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland (H-D-H), the single is very-much rooted in proto-funk and rhythm and blues, compared to the Supremes' previous single, "You Can't Hurry Love," which utilizes the call and response elements akin to gospel.

Recording personnel:
Lead vocals by Diana Ross
Backing vocals by Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson
Instrumentation by The Funk Brothers

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