Tears of Sorrow

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"Tears of Sorrow"
Single by The Primettes
B-side"Pretty Baby"
ReleasedAugust 1960
RecordedMarch 1960
LabelLu Pine
Songwriter(s)Florence Ballard
Diane Ross
Richard Morris
The Primettes singles chronology
"Tears of Sorrow" / "Pretty Baby"
"I Want a Guy"

"Tears of Sorrow" is the first single by The Primettes, later known as The Supremes, released in 1960.[1][2] This was their first and only single from Lu Pine Records. "Tears of Sorrow," along with the Mary Wilson-led "Pretty Baby", are the only known recordings that feature the vocals of Betty McGlown. It would later appear on the 2000 box set The Supremes. The Supremes would later rerecord the song at Motown, but this version would go unreleased until the 2008 compilation album Let The Music Play: Supreme Rarities 1960-1969.


Tears Of Sorrow[edit]

Lu Pine version[edit]

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Pretty Baby[edit]


  1. ^ "Tears of Sorrow / Pretty Baby by The Primettes". rateyourmusic.com.
  2. ^ "The Primettes - Tears Of Sorrow". Discogs.

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