Mary Wells

Mary Wells

Mary Wells

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Latest Release

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  • Strange Love
  • May 2021
  • 10 Songs

Top Songs

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My Guy
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You Beat Me To The Punch
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Two Lovers
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The One Who Really Loves You
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Bye, Bye Baby

Albums

  • I'm Gonna Stay

    Apr 2021 • 10 songs

  • American Portraits: Mary Wells

    Sep 2020 • 10 songs

  • My Guy

    May 2020 • 1 song

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Mary Wells

Biography

Time and legions of other soul superstars have obscured the fact that for a brief moment, Mary Wells was Motown's biggest star. She came to the attention of Berry Gordy as a 17-year-old, hawking a song she'd written for Jackie Wilson; that song, "Bye Bye Baby," became her first Motown hit in 1961. The full-throated approach of that single was quickly toned down in favor of a pop-soul sound. Few other soul singers managed to be as shy and sexy at the same time as Wells (Barbara Lewis is the only other that springs to mind), and the soft-voiced singer found a perfect match with ...

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