Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States (1894 – 1975)
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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|3||The New Hotel; Play It, Luther; “Moms” Got Somethin’ To Say - Live at Apollo Theater/1963||
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