How Diane Ross became Diana Ross

Today's music is the song "When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through his Eyes," the first top 40 hit by the Supremes. We are playing it in honor of Supremes lead singer Diana Ross who turns 70 today. When she was born, her parents named her Diane and that's still what her friends call her. But there was a typo on her birth certificate which was repeated in her high school yearbook and on the liner notes of the first Supremes album. Because of that, she eventually started using the name Diana professionally. Diana Ross will be in the Twin Cities on May 3, performing at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

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