Remembering ~ Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson was born on March 6, 1944 in Greenville, Mississippi and died in her sleep on February 8, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of 76. She was an American singer and concert performer best known as a founding member of the Supremes at the age of 15. The Supremes were the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. history, as well as one of the all-time best-selling girl groups in the world. The group released a record-setting twelve number-one hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100, ten of which Wilson sang backing vocals for.
In 1964, the Supremes recorded "Where Did Our Love Go" at Motown Studios in Detroit. The song would become the first of their five U.S. number-one singles.
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