500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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

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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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