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Supremes' member Mary Wilson dies at 76

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Singer Mary Wilson has died. She was 76.

As a founding member of the Supremes, Wilson was a key part of the Motown sound and success.

Mary Wilson, Diana Ross and Florence Ballard made up the original combination of The Supremes.

Wilson was the lone constant from the group’s formation in the early 60’s until it’s breakup in the late 70’s.

On her Youtube channel a few days ago, Wilson talked excitedly about her own discography getting a new release.

“I finally...decided how to work with Universal," said Wilson. "And they are going to release new recordings Mary Wilson recordings. Yes At Last.”

Mary Wilson’s publicist says the singer died Monday night at her home in Nevada and that the cause was not immediately clear.