500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

The Supremes, 'You Keep Me Hanging On'

348. The Supremes, 'You Keep Me Hanging On'

Writers: Brian Holland,Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland
Producer: Brian Holland, Dozier
Released: Oct. ’66, Motown
12 weeks; No. 1

The stuttering guitar sounds like an SOS, and the distress call only gets louder in Diana Ross’ vocals. HDH had wanted to write a rock song for the Supremes; in 1968, Vanilla Fudge scored with a Top 10 cover.

Appears on: The Ultimate Collection (Motown)

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