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Wanda Young, singer with Motown doo wop girl group The Marvelettes, died outside Detroit earlier this month.

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Young, 78, died on December 15 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, her daughter Meta Ventress told the New York Times on Saturday.

Young replaced another singer in the Michigan group when Motown boss Berry Gordy signed the band in 1961. A month later, The Marvelettes ’“ Please Mr. Postman ”reached the top of the charts as the young label’s first song.

The group followed the hit with popular songs like “My Baby Must Be A Magician” and “Don’t Mess With Bill,” with Young providing the lead vocals.

The frequent contributor to Smokey Robinson leaves three children behind; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; four sisters and four brothers.

Wanda Young, the frequent contributor to Smokey Robinson, leaves three children, seven grandchildren, one great-grandson, four sisters and four brothers.