Mike Burke

Mary Wilson: A Supreme’s Supreme

“Nothing But Heartache“ is not only one of their many hits, it is also what I’m experiencing right now upon hearing the news of the death of the founding member of Motown‘s iconic group The Supremes.

Being the little brother to an older sister (Gerunda/Bunny) who graduated from high school in 1968, I was introduced and indoctrinated by the music of Motown and especially The Supremes. I knew (and still do) the lyrics, to EVERY one of their hit songs. Even as a child I fell in love with Mary Wilson and I always have been. She was my favorite Supreme. I was overjoyed when she was inducted into the rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Fame… Here’s a look