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Jackie "Moms" Mabley (March 19, 1894 – May 23, 1975), born Loretta Mary Aiken, was an American standup comedian. A veteran of the Chitlin' circuit of African-American vaudeville, she later appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and the The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Her cover version of "Abraham, Martin and John" hit #35 on the Hot 100 on 19 July 1969. At 75 years old, Moms Mabley became the oldest person ever to have a US Top 40 hit.

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  • Avatar for discogodfather
    Aged 75 when she recorded "Abraham, Martin and John", becoming the oldest person to make the US Top 40 charts.
  • Avatar for MrBrianCombeEsq
    That's no woman, She was very much a lady and so funny she made my teeth fall out.
  • Avatar for edimervaldo
    Is it true that she was something like 90 years old when she recorded Abraham, Martin and John? By the way? Is it a woman?

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