Today's Morning Edition music is from the Supremes. Eddie Holland, the co-author of the song "Love is Here and Now You're Gone," said it was his idea to include spoken word passages. It's a technique that singer Diana Ross would use many more times later in her career.
"Love is Here and Now You're Gone" was No. 1 on the Billboard pop chart 50 years ago. It was the ninth chart-topper for the Supremes.
It was also the first song the group did not record in their hometown of Detroit. The producers wanted a new sound so they sent the Supremes to Los Angeles.