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About Mary Wells
Mary Wells has been credited as one of the earliest singers to popularize black music in the United States during the 1960s. She was greatly known for her association with Motown records which earned her the moniker "The Queen of Motown".
The American singer shot to fame in 1960 with her maiden single "Bye Bye Baby" which was ranked eighth on the Billboard R&B chart. She gained international fame with her 1964 hit tune "My Guy". She released her first album in 1961 which was dubbed “Bye Bye Baby I Don't Want to Take a Chance”. By the end of 1990, she had recorded a total of 16 albums.
She was raised alongside two siblings. The singer divorced Herman Griffin before tying the knot with popular singer Cecil Womack in 1966. Her two marriages produced four kids named Sugar, Cecil Jr., Stacy and Harry.
She was a product of Northwestern High School.
In 1999, her track "My Guy" was elected into the prestigious Grammy Hall of Fame. She was also a member of the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame. Aside from that, Wells has been nominated for a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Aside from Motown, she worked with other record labels including 20th Century Fox and Motorcity Records.
She joined Motown after impressing Berry Gordy.
Mary Wells Rank
F.A.Q. about Mary Wells
When is her birthday?
Mary Wells' birthday is on May 13, 1943.
In how many days is her birthday?
Mary's birthday is in 81 days
How old was Mary when she died?
She was 49 years old.
When did she die?
She died in July 26, 1992.
How old would she be today?
Mary Wells would be 80 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Mary from?
She was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S..