- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Pop,-Rock,-etc.
- Type : PE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (22,36,51)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 3
American beautiful black singer.
She is daughter of a physician, started singing as soon as she could talk. She made her debut on the Art Linkletter show at the age of 15. In the early '60s, she performed in a group, "The Hi-Fi's," sang at local gigs and went on a Ray Charles tour in 1964, as well as doing a little modeling.
McCoo married Billy Davis, Jr., 7/26/1969, one of the group members of the "5th Dimension," a champagne soul singing group, popular in the late '60s and '70s. She recorded the hit "Up, Up and Away," a top-ten hit in the mid-1967 and began a train of hit singles and LPs.
Marilyn and Billy went duo in the '70s, popular on the night club circuit and Las Vegas, also hosting a variety TV show in 1977.
They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary 7/26/1994.