1939 – Born on the 23rd of November in Greenwood, Mississippi, United States.
1957 – She moved to Chicago, UNited States to pursue a career in music.
1963 – She accepted a deal with Vee-Jay Records.
1964 – She received the Broadcast Music Incorporated Pop Award.
1966 – She recorded for other labels.
2000 – She made her last public appearance.
2001 – She died on the 19th of August in Beloit, Wisconsin, United States.