Mary Wilson (Courtesy of
Mary Wilson (Courtesy of

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.”

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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