Someday We'll Be Together

Album: Cream of the Crop (1969)
Charted: 13 1
  • Someday, we'll be together (say it, say it, say it, say it again)
    Someday we'll be together (oh ya, oh ya)

    You're far away
    From me my love
    Just as sure my my baby
    As there are stars above

    Want to say want to say want to say it
    Someday we'll be together (yes we will, yes we will)
    Someday (some sweet day) we'll be together (I know, I know, I know, I know, I know)

    My love is yours baby
    Oh right from the start
    You, you, you possess my soul now honey
    And I know, I know you own my heart

    And I want to say it
    Someday (some sweet day) we'll be together (yes we will yes we will)
    Someday (tell ya about it) we'll be together (yes we will yes we will)

    Along time ago now now sweetness
    I made a big mistake honey
    I, say I, said goodbye (bye, bye, bye, bye, bye)
    Baby, ever, ever,never never never,ever since that day now now
    All I ( all I want to do) all I want to do (all I want to do) oh is cry cry cry

    I long for you
    Every, every night
    Just to kiss you're sweet sweet lips baby
    Hold you ever ever so tight

    And I want to say it
    Someday we'll be together (oh yes we will yes we will)
    Someday we'll be together (yes we will yes we will)
    Someday we'll be together (honey, honey, honey, honey, hun)
    Someday we'll be together (yes we will yes we will) Writer/s: JACKEY BEAVERS, HARVEY FUQUA, JOHNNY BRISTOL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 13

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyExactly fifty years ago today on December 21st, 1969 "Someday We'll Be Together"* by Diana Ross and the Supremes peaked at #1 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    The rest of the Top 10 on December 21st, 1969:
    At #2. "Leaving On A Jet Plane" by Peter, Paul and Mary {Last week's #1 record}...
    #3. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" by B.J. Thomas
    #4. "Down On The Corner/Fortunate Son" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    #5. "Nan Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" by Steam
    #6. "Holly Holy" by Neil Diamond
    #7. "Come Together/"Something" by The Beatles
    #8. "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5
    #9. "Whole Lotta Love/Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)" by Led Zeppelin
    #10. "Take A Letter Maria" by R.B. Greaves
    * And "Someday We'll Be Together" also reached #1 {for 4 weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    As noted above, "Someday We'll Be Together" was the trio's twelfth and final #1 record on the Top 100 chart, and Diana Ross' last charted record as a member of the Supremes...
    Personal note: On June 6th, 1991 Diana Ross appeared in concert at the Stanley Theater in Utica, NY; my wife wanted to go but I wasn't very keen on the idea. But now I'm glad that I went, she put on a great show, and there was a young male fan in the audience and he had with him a bunch of Supreme albums, he caught Ms. Ross' eye and she called him up on stage and signed each album while the audience applauded and cheered...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 15th 1970, the 'new' Supremes, with its new lineup of Cindy Birdsong, Mary Wilson, & Diana Ross' replacement, Jean Terrel, performed "Up the Latter to the Roof" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    Exactly two weeks later on March 1st the song entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #57; six weeks later on April 12th it would peak at #10 {for 1 week} and it stayed on the chart for 11 weeks...
    It reached #5 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1970 and 1976 the 'new' Supremes had twelve Top 100 records; two made the Top 10, their other Top 10 record was "Stoned Love", it peaked at #7 {for 2 weeks} on December 13th, 1970...
    They charted on the Top 100 two more times in duets with the Four Tops; "River Deep - Mountain High" {at #14} and "You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart" {at #55}, both charted in 1971...
    And on the day the 'new' Supremes appeared on the 'Sullivan' show, the old Supremes with Diana Ross were still on the Top 100, "Someday, We'll Be Together" was at position #29.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 8th 1970, Diana Ross performed for the first time as a solo act after leaving the Supremes*; she appeared at the Monticello Dinner Theater & Night Club in Framingham, Massachusetts...
    One month later on April 19th, 1970 her first solo release, "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)", entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #49, and six weeks later on May 31st it peaked at #20 {for 1 week} and spent 9 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #7 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Was track one of side one from her debut solo album, 'Diana Ross', and the album peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart {#19 on the Top 200 Pop Albums chart}...
    * at the time of this solo appearance the Supreme's "Someday, We'll Be Together" was at #19 on the Top 100 chart {See posts below}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 14th 1970, the Supremes appeared at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas; it would be the last time Diana Ross performed as a member of the Supremes*...
    At the time the trio's "Someday We'll Be Together" was at #4 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; twenty-four days earlier on December 21st, 1969 it peaked at #1 for 1 week {See the next post below}...
    It was the last of their twelve records that peaked at #1 on the Top 100; and they just missed having a thirteenth #1 when "Reflections" peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks} in 1967 {the 2 weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "Ode to Billie Joe" by Bobbie Gentry...
    * During their performance Jean Terrell was introduced as Ms. Ross' replacement.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 21st 1969 Diana Ross & the Supremes performed "Someday We'll Be Together" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    And on that very same day is reached #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on November 2nd and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    On December 7th it reached #1 (for 4 weeks) on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart...
    And on the same show the trio also performed a medley of ten of their #1 records.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhDiana Ross's voice is so sultry, so sublime in this tune, sexy and a little breathless. The song really captured that moment in time as well as the emotion of it; she was going out on her own. Tho she sings "I made a big mistake" she doesn't really sound too sad about it, does she? I think that's why the song works so well.
  • John from Hamlin, Ny...Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong are not on the recording...it's back-up singers.
    Miss Ross and her monumental ego flashes forward.
    They were my favorite group as a kid.

    God bless Florence Ballard.
  • Kristin from Bessemer, AlIt was rumored that if this song did not reach #1, then the tune "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" would have been the final release under the name Diana Ross and the Supremes.
  • Kristin from Bessemer, AlDuring the "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever" special on NBC in 1983, the highlight of the show was to have been the reunion of Diana Ross along with Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong - Diana Ross was already recording with RCA and Wilson and Birdsong were all but forgotten at Motown at the time - the performance only lasted a few minutes, and from the looks of it, it was not well choreographed or arranged.
  • Kristin from Bessemer, AlIt was rumored that if this song did not reach #1, then the tune "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" would have been the final release under the name Diana Ross and the Supremes.
  • Tony from Charleston, ScThis song was played at Florence Ballard's funeral although she was no longer a Supreme when Diana Ross recorded this song with session singers.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaOh, I'm shocked to find this is Diana only. I always thought it was all of them. It's such a perfect song. Kind of ironic, since it's their "swan song" called Someday We'll Be Together." Hmm, kinda reminds me of John & Paul doing "Ballad of John & Yoko."
  • Nate from Newport News, VaThis was the last Billboard No. 1 song of the 1960s.
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