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Annette Beard

Annette Beard Sterling Helton Simmons is an American R&B and soul singer, most notable for being one of the original members of the popular Motown singing group Martha and the Vandellas. Born in Detroit, Michigan to Ann and Roger El Wood Beard, Annette started singing in church choirs at an early age. When she was fourteen, she was discovered by a man named Edward "Pops" Larkins, who was holding auditions for a female group at the local YMCA to complement a male group he had started. Fourteen-year-old Annette impressed him with a single note and she joined friends Rosalind Ashford and Gloria Williams to form the original version of The Del-Phis in 1957. The group performe ... more on Wikipedia

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