Someday We’ll Be Together song by The Supremes

About The Song

“Someday We’ll Be Together” is a classic soul song performed by The Supremes, one of the most successful and influential female vocal groups in the history of popular music. The song was released in 1969 and marked a significant moment for the group, as it was the final single featuring Diana Ross as the lead vocalist before she embarked on her solo career.

Here are some details about the song:

Title: Someday We’ll Be Together

Artist: The Supremes

Release Date: October 1969

Album: Cream of the Crop

Label: Motown

Writers: Johnny Bristol, Jackey Beavers, and Harvey Fuqua

Producer: Johnny Bristol

Genre: Soul, R&B

Background: “Someday We’ll Be Together” was a departure from the typical Motown sound, featuring a more mature and emotionally charged style. The song’s lyrics speak of hope and optimism, conveying a message of enduring love and the anticipation of being reunited with a loved one in the future.

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Significance: This song is notable for being the last single to feature Diana Ross as the lead singer of The Supremes. After its release, Diana Ross officially left the group to pursue her solo career, and the remaining members continued as The Supremes with new lead singer Jean Terrell.

Chart Performance: The song was a commercial success, reaching the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in December 1969. It became The Supremes’ twelfth and final number-one single in the United States during the Diana Ross era.

Legacy: “Someday We’ll Be Together” has endured as one of The Supremes’ signature songs and is considered a classic in the soul and R&B genres. Its enduring popularity is a testament to the emotional depth and timeless quality of the music, as well as the powerful vocal performance by Diana Ross.

Despite the departure of Diana Ross, The Supremes continued to make music and achieved success with new members. However, “Someday We’ll Be Together” remains a poignant farewell to an era and a celebration of the group’s enduring impact on the music industry.

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Lyrics

“Someday We’ll Be Together”

[Mercedes:]
Ooo,
Woo-ooo,
Yeah,
Ooo,

[The Choir (Mercedes):]
Someday (Uh huh) we’ll be together

[Mercedes (The Choir):]
We’ll be together
Yeah,

You’re far away
From me my love (My baby)
And just as sure my, my baby
As there are stars above

[Mercedes with the Choir:]
I wanna say, wanna say, wanna say

[The Choir (Mercedes):]
Someday (Someday!) we’ll be together
(We’ll be, we’ll be together, yeah)
Someday (Someday!) we’ll be together
(We’ll be together, oh yeah)

[Mercedes (The Choir):]
My love is yours, baby
Oh, right from the stars (Oo, oo, oo)
You, you, you posses my soul now honey (Possess my soul now honey)
And I know, I know you own my heart
And I wanna say

[The Choir (Mercedes):]
Someday (Someday!) we’ll be together
(We’re gonna be together, be together, baby!)
(Someday)
We’ll be together (We’ll be together, oh!)

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[Mercedes (The Choir):]
Long time ago
My, my sweet thing
I made a big mistake, honey
I say I said goodbye

[Mercedes with the Choir:]
Oh, oh baby

[Mercedes (The Choir):]
Ever, (Ever) ever, ever, ever, and ever (Ever)
Ever since that day (Every since that day)
(All I wanna do)
Now, now all I, all I wanna do is
(All I wanna do is)
Oh is cry, (Cry) cry, (Cry) ([with the Choir:] cry!)

[Mercedes (The Choir):]
Hey,
I long for you (Oh, baby) every, every night
Woo, just to kiss your sweet, sweet lips,
Baby,
(Kiss your sweet lips)
Hold you ever, ever so tight
(And I wanna say)
And I wanna say

[The Choir (Mercedes):]
Someday (Oh!) (We’ll be together)
(Yeah!)
Someday (Someday)
We’ll be together (Oh we’ll be together, yes we will!)
Someday (Someday) we’ll be together (Oooh, oh, oh, oh, no!)

[Mercedes with the Choir:]
Someday, we’ll be together!

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