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Someday We'll Be Together...Supreme Mary Wilson


February 18, 2021

Mary Wilson

Singer Mary Wilson 76, who co-founded the legendary Motown group The Supremes, died suddenly Monday night February 8, 2021 at her home in Henderson, Nevada. Wilson died of hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, a condition related to high blood pressure, At 15, Wilson was a founding member of the hit-making group that started as a quartet called The Primettes – formed with her Detroit housing project neighbor Diana Ross, Betty McGlown and Florence Ballard. The Primettes lobbied Motown founder Berry Gordy to sign them to his record label. He finally agreed if the young group...

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