Riot Grrrl Started With THE SUPREMES Topping The UK Singles Chart With ‘BABY LOVE’ 55 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

19 November 2019

Don’t believe the fairy tale that Riot Grrrl started in the early 90s with bands such as
Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Huggy Bear and many more like-minded feminist groups. Oh no, it was actually wonderful Motown trio THE SUPREMES, led by Diana Ross, that was the very first all-female band to score a Number One hit. They did so in the UK with their honey-sweet single ‘BABY LOVE’ on 19 November 1964, yes, 55 years ago today. Hallelujah!

Here we go…