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The Talented Mary Wilson Part One

The Talented Mary Wilson Part One

Mary Wilson (singer)

Mary Wilson (born March 6, 1944) is an American vocalist, best known as a founding member and longest member of the Supremes. 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 its genre, and Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together; both books later were released as an updated combination.
Mary Wilson

Wilson at Moscow’s Spaso House on February 2, 2011
Background information
Born
March 6, 1944 (age 73)
Greenville, Mississippi, U.S.
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The Talented Fabian Part One

The Talented Fabian Part One

Fabian Forte
Fabiano Anthony Forte (born February 6, 1943), professionally known as Fabian, is an American singer and actor.
Fabian Forte

Fabian in 1959
Born
Fabiano Anthony Forte
February 6, 1943 (age 74)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality
American
Other names
Fabian
Occupation
Singer, actor
Years active
1959–present
Spouses
Kathleen Regan (m.1966–1979)
Kate Forte (m.1980–1990)
Andrea Patrick (m.1998)
Children
3
Website
fabianforte.net
Forte rose to national prominence after performing several times on American Bandstand. He became a teen idol of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Eleven of his songs reached the Billboard Hot 100 listing.

Early life

Fabian Forte is the son of Josephine and Dominic Forte; his father was a Philadelphia police ...

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The Talented Wayne Newton Part One

The Talented Wayne Newton Part One

Wayne Newton
Carson Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer and entertainer. One of the best-known entertainers in Las Vegas, Nevada, he is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. Entertainment. His well-known songs include 1972’s “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” (his biggest hit, peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard chart), “Years” (1980), and his vocal version of “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965). His signature song “Danke Schoen” (1963) was notably used in the score for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
Wayne Newton

Newton in concert in 2012
Background information
Birth name
Carson Wayne Newton
Also known as
Mr. Las Vegas, The Midnight Idol, Mr. Entertainment
Born
April 3, 1942 (age 75)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
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The Talented Chubby Checker Part One

The Talented Chubby Checker Part One

Chubby Checker (birthed Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American vocalist. He is extensively recognized for promoting the spin dancing design, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard’s R&B struck “The Twist”. In September 2008 “The Twist” covered Billboard’s listing of one of the most preferred songs to have actually shown up in the Hot 100 considering that its launching in 1958, an honor it kept for an August 2013 upgrade of the checklist. He additionally promoted the Limbo Rock and also its hallmark limbo dancing, in addition to different dancing designs such as the fly.

Chubby Checker Chubby Checker in 2005 History details Birth name Ernest Evans Birthed
October 3, 1941 (age 75)Spring Gully, South
Carolina, U.S.Origin Philly, Pennsylvania, U...

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