Birdsong, Cindy (1939–)

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Birdsong, Cindy (1939–)

African-American singer. Name variations: The Supremes. Born Dec 15, 1939, in Camden, New Jersey; dau. of Lloyd and Annie Birdsong.

Appeared with Motown's Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles; replaced Florence Ballard when she left the Supremes (1967). Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1988).

See also Women in World History.