Mary Wilson

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Mary Wilson (born March 6, 1944) is an American vocalist, best known as a founding member of The Supremes, the Motown Label flagship group which charted 33 top forty singles from 1963 to 1976. Wilson remained with the group following the departures of other original members, Florence Ballard in 1967 and Diana Ross in 1970. Following Wilson's own departure in 1977, the group disbanded. Wilson has since released three solo albums, five singles and two best selling autobiographies, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, a record setter for sales in it's genre and Supreme Faith: Someday We'll Be Together, both books later released as an updated combination. She has maintained a long and active solo career as a concert performer, musicians right's activist, musical theater performer and organizer of various museum displays of the Supremes' famed costumes. Wilson was inducted along with Ross and Ballard (as members of the Supremes) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. Today, Wilson is increasingly noted for her critically acclaimed jazz and blues cabaret show and vocal appearances in James Gavin's The Lena Horne Story, an international touring ensemble work about the life of America's famed first African American musical movie star.

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Year Title Rating Releases
2011 U 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2011 Life's Been Good to Me 1

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