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Mary Wells

Mary Wells
Real name
Mary Esther Wells
Born
May 13, 1943
Died
July 26, 1992
Country
United States
Comments
Pop, rhythm and blues, soul and disco singer.
Related
Cecil Womack Husband (1967-1977)

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
September 1960 (5 artists)
November 16, 1966 (8 artists)
May 11, 1964 The Supremes
May 11, 1964 Tammi Terrell
March 13, 1964 (38 artists)
July 17, 1962 Martha and The Vandellas
April 14, 1964 (4 artists)
October 29, 1962 (2 artists)
February 8, 1962 (11 artists)
October 29, 1962 (6 artists)
April 24, 1963 (7 artists)
August 30, 1963 (7 artists)
April 14, 1964 Peaches and Herb
November 16, 1966 (4 artists)
May 11, 1964 (3 artists)
July 17, 1962 (10 artists)
August 30, 1963 Dusty Springfield
April 24, 1963 Gladys Knight & The Pips

Covers by Mary Wells

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1968 Fiddlin' John Carson, The Journeymen
1993 Jerry Butler
April 15, 1964 Al Hibbler
December 4, 2012 Angelo Ferdinando and His Hotel Great Northern Orchestra
1965 The Beatles
December 4, 2012 Irving Kaufman
1965 The Beatles
1968 Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
May 11, 1964 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
November 1961 The Miracles
1982 The Ad Libs [US]
1965 The Beatles
December 4, 2012 Johnny Long and His Orchestra
1993 The Beatles
November 1961 Marv Johnson
April 15, 1964 Johnny Marvin
1982 Donna Summer
1982 The Moments
1965 The Beatles
1965 The Beatles
1982 Irene Cara
October 1966 Lemme B. Good, The Olympics
January 21, 1963 Ted Wallace and His Swing Kings
January 21, 1963 Frankie and Johnnie Orchestra
1965 The Beatles
1965 The Beatles
November 11, 2013 Prince
August 1974 Bobby Womack
January 21, 1963 Mable John
November 1961 Marv Johnson
April 15, 1964 Deek Watson & His Brown Dots
October 1966 Wilson Pickett
May 11, 1964 Dick Powell
December 4, 2012 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1965 The Beatles
1965 The Beatles
May 11, 1964 The Ambassadors [US2]
December 4, 2012 Rex Harrison
1982 Randy Crawford
December 4, 2012 Wynona Carr
1993 John Denver
November 1961 Marvin Gaye
January 21, 1963 Nat "King" Cole
October 1966 Deon Jackson
1968 Bettye Swann
December 4, 2012 Barrett Strong
May 11, 1964 Ted Weems and His Orchestra
October 1966 The Supremes
October 1966 Louis Jourdan
1990 Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells
1965 The Beatles
1993 B.J. Thomas
1982 Peaches & Herb
October 1966 The Rolling Stones
December 4, 2012 Doris Day
October 1966 Matty Malneck and His Orchestra
November 1961 The Miracles featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson
1982 Pointer Sisters
1981 Edna Wright
1968 (unknown), Lloyd Price with Don Costa Orchestra
1968 Mieko Hirota
October 1966 Zero Mostel, Maria Karnilova and Chorus
September 7, 1993 Janet Brace
October 1966 João Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Stan Getz & João Gilberto
April 15, 1964 Milt Buckner
December 4, 2012 Judy Holliday
December 4, 2012 Bing Crosby
October 1966 Johnny Mandel
1965 The Beatles
1965 Margaret Whiting with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra
1982 Bama
February 8, 1962 Barrett Strong
April 15, 1964 Count Basie and His Orchestra
October 1966 Gwen Verdon
1982 The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
1965 The Beatles
April 15, 1964 Ray McKinley and Some of the Boys
September 7, 1993 The Miracles
May 11, 1964 William Gaxton & Genevieve Tobin

Songs written by Mary Wells

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Bye Bye Baby Mary Wells Mary Wells September 1960 Covered by (5 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Bye, Bye Baby, I Don't Want to Take a Chance Mary Wells November 1961 Motown
Complete Jubilee Sessions Mary Wells 1993 Sequel Records
Easy Touch Mary Wells 1982 51 West
In and Out of Love Mary Wells 1981 Epic
Keeping My Mind on Love Mary Wells 1990 Motorcity
Looking Back 1961-1964 Mary Wells September 7, 1993 Motown
Love Songs to the Beatles Mary Wells 1965 20th Century Fox Records [1963-1972]
Mary Wells Mary Wells 1965 20th Century Fox Records [1963-1972]
Mary Wells Sings My Guy Mary Wells May 11, 1964 Motown
Servin' Up Some Soul Mary Wells 1968 Jubilee
Something New - Motown Lost & Found Mary Wells December 4, 2012 Hip-O Select
The Old, the New & the Best of Mary Wells [Reissue] Mary Wells November 11, 2013 Fuel 2000
The Two Sides of Mary Wells Mary Wells October 1966 Atco Records
Together Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells April 15, 1964 Motown
Two Lovers and Other Great Hits Mary Wells January 21, 1963 Motown
Vintage Stock Mary Wells November 16, 1966 Motown

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Bye Bye Baby Mary Wells September 1960 Motown
If You Can't Give Her Love (Give Her Up) Mary Wells August 1974 Reprise Records
My Guy Mary Wells March 13, 1964 Motown
The One Who Really Loves You Mary Wells February 8, 1962 Motown
Two Lovers Mary Wells October 29, 1962 Motown
What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One Mary Wells August 30, 1963 Motown
What's the Matter with You Baby Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells April 14, 1964 Motown
You Beat Me to the Punch Mary Wells July 17, 1962 Motown
Your Old Stand By Mary Wells April 24, 1963 Motown