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DIE US-AMERIKANISCHE R&B- UND POPSÄNGERIN WANDA YOUNG (THE MARVELETTES) IST GESTORBEN

DIE US-AMERIKANISCHE R&B- UND POPSÄNGERIN WANDA YOUNG (THE MARVELETTES) IST GESTORBEN

26.12.2021 Die am 9. August 1943 in Inkster (Michigan) geborene US-amerikanische Sängerin Wanda Young (Bild) ist am 15. Dezember 2021 in Garden City (Michigan) gestorben. International bekannt wurde sie zunächst als Mitglied, ab 1965 als Leadsängerin der "all-female" Motown-Gruppe The Marvelettes, die mit "Please Mr. Postman", "Twistin' Postman", "Playboy", "Too Many Fish In The Sea" usw. grosse Hits feiern konnte. Noch berühmter wurde "Please Mr. Postman" später durch die Versionen der Beatles und der Carpenters. Mit 21 Hits in den R&B-Charts und 23 Hits in den Pop-Charts waren die Marvelettes eine der erfolgreichsten Girlgroups der 1960er-Jahre.


Foto: Motown/Tamla Records-photographer-James Kriegsmann, New York, https://books.google.ch/books?id=MQoEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA13&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false - Datei: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wanda_Young_1963_(cropped).jpg 

Wanda Young, Motown Hitmaker With the Marvelettes, Dies at 78

She was the lead voice on “Don’t Mess With Bill” and other songs written by Smokey Robinson, who said she “had this little voice that was sexy to me.”

Richard Sandomir

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/25/arts/music/wanda-young-dead.html

Legendary Motown singer Wanda Young dead at 78

Young replaced another singer in the Michigan group when Motown head Berry Gordy signed the band in 1961. A month later, The Marvelettes’ “Please Mr. Postman” became the first song on the young label to reach the top of the charts.

Jesse O’Neill

https://nypost.com/2021/12/26/wanda-young-dead-legendary-motown-singer-for-marvelettes-was-78/

Young sang vocals on Marvelettes songs like "I'll Keep Holding On" and "Don't Mess With Bill."

“We are so saddened by the news of Wanda Young of the Marvelettes passing,” Motown official Twitter account wrote on Thursday. “What an impact she has had on the world of Classic Motown and the lives of so many. Her legacy will continue to live on.”

Mitchell Peters

https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/wanda-young-the-marvelettes-dead-1235012545/

Young and other members of the Marvelettes were teenagers when they recorded “Please Mr. Postman” for Berry Gordy Jr.’s Motown Records in 1961. The song became Motown’s first No. 1 pop hit.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/music-news/wanda-young-dead-marvelettes-please-mr-postman-1235067506/

Videos:

The Marvelettes - Please Mister Postman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jZyAnp6O8Y&t=9s

Marvelettes - When You're Young and in Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZtGGZmTE0E

Marvelettes - Dont Mess With Bill - HQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVsW_6AomOQ

The Marvelettes - Too Many Fish In The Sea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0eoi0yucJs

The Marvelettes - I'll Keep Holding On (May 1965)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDz-Lo_H8f0

Mehr:

https://www.discogs.com/artist/687468-Wanda-Young

https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-marvelettes-mn0000376608

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1862740/

https://web.archive.org/web/20110303221233/http://www.vocalgroup.org/inductees/the_marvelettes.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanda_Young 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Marvelettes

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