The Resource Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar, Peter Benjaminson, (electronic resource)

Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar, Peter Benjaminson, (electronic resource)

Label
Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar
Title
Mary Wells
Title remainder
the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar
Statement of responsibility
Peter Benjaminson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
<P style=""MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"" class=MsoNormal>Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence, and drugs in her life, this biography reveals the incredibly turbulent life of Motown artist Mary Wells. Based in part on four hours of previously unreleased and unpublicized deathbed interviews with Wells, this account delves deeply into her rapid rise and long fall as a recording artist, her spectacular romantic and family life, the violent incidents in which she was a participant, and her abuse of drugs. From tumultuous affairs, including one with R&B superstar Jackie Wilson
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjaminson, Peter
Dewey number
  • 782.421644092
  • B
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML420. W39
LC item number
B46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wells, Mary
  • Singers
  • African American women singers
Label
Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar, Peter Benjaminson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Author's Note; Preface; 1 Little Mary Wells; 2 Twenty-Two Takes; 3 On Stage with Motown; 4 Herman Griffin; 5 Ambushed by the Girl Groups; 6 Smokey Robinson; 7 The Motown Revues; 8 David Ruffin and Holland-Dozier-Holland; 9 "My Guy"; 10 "The Girl Who Beat the Beatles"; 11 Trouble at the Top; 12 Fighting Motown for Her Freedom; 13 An Explosive Confrontation; 14 Moving to Twentieth; 15 Jackie Wilson and Carl Davis; 16 Singing for Twentieth; 17 Swimming the Wide Atlantic; 18 Two Brothers and I Ain't Ashamed; 19 The Years of Jubilee; 20 Curtis Womack
  • 21 Mary on Drugs and Booze22 Still on the Road, Still on Her Own; 23 Coming in from the Applause; 24 Kidnapped for a Song?; 25 On the Road Again; 26 An English Revival; 27 Last Cruise to Catalina; 28 Wells vs. Cancer; 29 Going for Broke; 30 My Heart Is Steadfast; 31 You Beat Me to the Punch; Epilogue | Some Further Doings; Acknowledgments; Appendix 1 | US and UK Discography; Appendix 2 | Unreleased Mary Wells Tracks; Appendix 3 | TV, Video, and Film Appearances; Appendix 4 | 1991 Suit against Motown Records; Sources; Index; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613745274
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001132713
  • (EBL)1032782
  • (OCoLC)815281510
  • (SSID)ssj0000771743
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11511356
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000771743
  • (PQKBWorkID)10811116
  • (PQKB)10238115
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1032782
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001132713
Label
Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar, Peter Benjaminson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Author's Note; Preface; 1 Little Mary Wells; 2 Twenty-Two Takes; 3 On Stage with Motown; 4 Herman Griffin; 5 Ambushed by the Girl Groups; 6 Smokey Robinson; 7 The Motown Revues; 8 David Ruffin and Holland-Dozier-Holland; 9 "My Guy"; 10 "The Girl Who Beat the Beatles"; 11 Trouble at the Top; 12 Fighting Motown for Her Freedom; 13 An Explosive Confrontation; 14 Moving to Twentieth; 15 Jackie Wilson and Carl Davis; 16 Singing for Twentieth; 17 Swimming the Wide Atlantic; 18 Two Brothers and I Ain't Ashamed; 19 The Years of Jubilee; 20 Curtis Womack
  • 21 Mary on Drugs and Booze22 Still on the Road, Still on Her Own; 23 Coming in from the Applause; 24 Kidnapped for a Song?; 25 On the Road Again; 26 An English Revival; 27 Last Cruise to Catalina; 28 Wells vs. Cancer; 29 Going for Broke; 30 My Heart Is Steadfast; 31 You Beat Me to the Punch; Epilogue | Some Further Doings; Acknowledgments; Appendix 1 | US and UK Discography; Appendix 2 | Unreleased Mary Wells Tracks; Appendix 3 | TV, Video, and Film Appearances; Appendix 4 | 1991 Suit against Motown Records; Sources; Index; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613745274
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001132713
  • (EBL)1032782
  • (OCoLC)815281510
  • (SSID)ssj0000771743
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11511356
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000771743
  • (PQKBWorkID)10811116
  • (PQKB)10238115
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1032782
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001132713

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