Ray Singleton

Born Mar 8, 1937

Ray(noma) Mayberry Liles Gordy Singleton (born March 8, 1937) is an American R&B producer, songwriter, and vocalist perhaps best known for her association with ex-husband, Berry Gordy, during the early days of Motown.

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1937 Birth Raynoma Mayberry was born on March 8, 1937, in Detroit, Michigan. … Read More


1958 21 Years Old In 1958, Raynoma and her younger sister, Alice, auditioned as a duo for a young songwriter named Berry Gordy. … Read More
1960 23 Years Old From 1960-1964, Singleton was married to her second husband, Berry Gordy; they have one son together, musician and entertainment executive Kerry Gordy. … Read More
1966 29 Years Old From 1966-1970, Singleton was married to her third husband, Eddie Singleton; they have one son together, William Edward Singleton, Jr., as well as a daughter, recording artist Rya Singleton.


1968 31 Years Old Ray and Eddie Singleton formed a record label, Shrine, which was based in Washington, DC. When the label proved unsuccessful, Ray returned to Motown in 1968. … Read More
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