Diana Ross: A Biography by J. Randy TaraborrelliThere is only one Diana Ross. And this is her story.
Drawn from hundreds of interviews conducted over four decades and featuring rare, never-before-published photos, Diana Ross paints an unforgettable picture of an extraordinary and often controversial legend, a woman who has distinguished herself as a Civil Rights trailblazer, a temperamental celebrity (yes, you should call her Miss Ross), a loving and very present mother, and a consummate entertainer. Beautiful and fascinating, she is her own invention--the definition of a superstar.
Illuminated by unparalleled access, J. Randy Taraborrellis insightful portrait surpasses previous biographies of Miss Ross. First-time revelations abound, from the tough decisions Diana made while having Barry Gordys baby to her run-in with the police at Heathrow Airport to her triumphant recovery after a surprising drunk driving arrest. Taraborrelli also explains in vivid detail the real reasons behind the break up of the Supremes and relates the exclusive facts behind her complex romance with the founder of Motown. Delving deep into her personal history, Taraborrelli boldly explores Dianas troubled relationship with her family and the heartbreak she feels compelled to hide, bringing into focus a celebrated personality too often obscured by the bright lights of fame.
Despite years in the limelight, Diana Ross remains an enigmatic figure--a compelling paradox of vulnerability and iron will, fragility and strength. J. Randy Taraborrelli examines her private world to reveal a complex, inspiring, triumphant survivor in unprecedented clarity. Ladies and gentlemen, the incomparable, the one and only Diana Ross.
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Diana Ross was born on March 26, , in Detroit, Michigan. She began singing with friends as a teenager, and eventually formed the groundbreaking s trio the Supremes, going on to have hits like "Come See About Me" and "You Can't Hurry Love. Despite personal and professional ups and downs, Ross has withstood the test of time as a performer with a career that spans more than four decades. The trio then broke music records by having a streak of four additional singles top the charts — "Baby Love" , "Come See About Me" "Stop! In all the group scored a monumental 12 No. They thus established a phenomenal record, becoming the American vocal group with the most Billboard chart toppers in history.
Diana Ross is known for her killer vocals and legendary hits, but she is also known for her big, modern family. The singer is mom to five children from three previous relationships. They were together for several years and even had a child together, Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein, in
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Diana Ross born March 26, is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan , Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes , which, during the s, became Motown's most successful act, and are the best charting girl group in US history,  as well as one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Following her departure from the Supremes in , Ross released her eponymous debut solo album that same year, featuring the number-one Pop hit " Ain't No Mountain High Enough ". She later released the album Touch Me in the Morning in ; its title track reached number 1, as her second solo No. She continued a successful solo career through the s, which included hit albums like Mahogany and Diana Ross and their number-one hit singles, " Theme from Mahogany " and " Love Hangover ", respectively. Her album Diana produced another number-one single, " Upside Down ", as well as the international hit " I'm Coming Out ". Ross' final single with Motown during her initial run with the company achieved her sixth and final US number-one Pop hit, the duet " Endless Love " featuring Lionel Richie , whose solo career was launched with its success.