Mary Wilson (Courtesy of marywilson.com)
Mary Wilson (Courtesy of marywilson.com)

Mary Wilson, one of the three founding members of the legendary Supremes, brought her own style of showmanship to the District for a four-day, one-woman performance that concluded Sunday, Feb. 19 at the historic Blues Alley in Georgetown.

And while she’ll be 73 in March, a point she proudly emphasized, she looked great, quickly endeared herself with her audience and effortlessly belted out a song list that featured jazz, Latin, blues and pop classics including several No. 1 hits from the Motown days when she, Diana Ross and Florence Ballard reigned.

Yes, Mary Wilson is still soulfully and memorably “a Supreme.”

D. Kevin McNeir – Senior Editor

Dominic Kevin McNeir is an award-winning journalist with more than 25 years of service for the Black Press (NNPA). Prior to moving East to assist his aging parents in their struggles with Alzheimer’s,...

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