Mary Wilson. Original Supreme and music legend. This woman carved her own stardom out of enormous talent and sheer determination. Her mantra "dreams don't die, people just stop dreaming" is an inspiration in itself. Rock on, Mary!

Original Supreme and music legend. This woman carved her own stardom out of enormous talent and sheer determination. Her mantra "dreams don't die, people just stop dreaming" is an inspiration in itself. Rock on, Mary!

January 15, 1961: The Supremes being photographed after signing a recording contract with the newly formed Motown. The contract stipulated they change their names from The Primettes to The Supremes. And 4th member Barbara Martin (bottom center) would leave the group in 1962.

The Supremes - 1961 - clockwise from left - Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard, Diane Ross and Barbara Martin(who left the group in

The Motown Records trio The Supremes (left to right, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, and Florence Ballard), photographed on March 22, 1965

The Supremes, photographed in 22 mar 1965

The Supremes American Motown trio The Supremes, photographed in 22 mar (l-r) Mary Wilson, Diana Ross and Florence Ballard. (Photo by King Collection/Photoshot/Getty Images)

The Supremes, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross in 1964. Mary Wilson’s personal collection of fashion and memorabilia will be presented at The African American Museum in Philadelphia beginning in January 2013 in an exhibition called “Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection.” Photo: Gilles Petard/Redferns.

The Supremes, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross in 1964 in a photo by Gilles Petard (Redferns).

La boda de Paula Jolan en León © Mary Wilson

La boda de Paula Jolan en León © Mary Wilson

Dianna Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard The Supremes. 1963.

Diana Ross and the Supremes were one of the biggest female groups of the decade. Their highly styled and straightened hair had a profound influence on young

Mary Wilson, vocalist, founding member of the of the Supremes, 69

Bright beauty - that smile! Mary Wilson, vocalist, founding member of the Supremes, 69

On January 14th, 1970 Diana Ross gave her final performance with the Supremes. In this audio clip Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong perform their 12th #1 hit. “Someday We’ll Be Together.” to a sold out crowd at the Frontier in Las Vegas. It seems Diana doesn’t want the moment to end, as she asks music director Gil Askey to play the the refrain again.

Diana Ross: 70 Greatest Moments

On January 14th, 1970 Diana Ross gave her final performance with the Supremes. In this audio clip Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong perform their 12th #1 hit. “Someday We’ll Be Together.” to a sold out crowd at the Frontier in Las Vegas. It seems Diana doesn’t want the moment to end, as she asks music director Gil Askey to play the the refrain again.

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