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Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

Do you think that 20 years ago Mary Wilson showed up at some high school auditorium in Indiana to discover that she was opening for an act called the Supremes, an outfit that didn't include herself, Flo Ballard, or even Diana Ross? That might explain one of our favorite segments of any contract rider: Mary's "Imposter Clause." (2 pages)

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At each concert, Aretha Franklin requires walking-around money from promoters.

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