You Keep Me Hangin' On
The Supremes
Supremes 1966 You Keep Me Hangin 45
Set me free
Why don'tcha babe
Get out of my life
Why don'tcha babe
'Cause you don't really love me
You just keep me hangin' on
1966
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1966 for two weeks
  • B-side: "Remove This Doubt"
  • No. 1 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart in 1966
  • peaked at No. 8 on the UK Singles chart in 1966
  • from The Supremes' tenth studio album, The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland (1967)
  • ranks #348 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • on the record:
         Diana Ross - lead vocals
         Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson - backing vocals
         The Funk Brothers - instrumentation
  • written by Holland–Dozier–Holland (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland)
  • produced by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
  • recorded at Hitsville U.S.A. (Studio A), Detroit, MI
  • Motown Records label
  • "You Keep Me Hangin' On" was later covered by Vanilla Fudge (1968 - No. 6) and Kim Wilde (1987 - No. 1)
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