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Marva Whitney

Born: May 1 1944
Born in: Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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Marva Whitney

Marva Whitney (born Marva Ann Manning, May 1, 1944 – December 22, 2012), was an American funk singer commonly referred to by her honorary title, Soul Sister #1. Whitney was considered by many funk enthusiasts to be one of the "rawest" and "brassiest" music divas.