You're Fired: Musicians Who Got the Boot

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Florence Ballard

After problems with alcoholism and weight gain and repeated conflicts with Motown head Berry Gordy and bandmate Diana Ross, Florence Ballard was kicked out of the Supremes and replaced by Cindy Birdsong when she supposedly showed up drunk to a show in Las Vegas in 1967.


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