Radio Mans fave with Wadsworth Mansion


Sweet Mary

Wadsworth Mansion (also known as Wadsworth Family Mansion) was an early-1970s American rock band from Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Its members were Steve Jablecki (guitarkeyboardsvocals), Wayne Gagnon (guitar, vocals), Russ Sevigny (a/k/a Russ Dana, original drummer) Mike Jablecki (drums) and John Poole (bass guitar).[1] The group took its name from Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill in Connecticut.

In November 1970, Wadsworth Mansion released their first single, a non-album version of “Sweet Mary“,[1] backed by another non-album track, “What’s On Tonight”.[2][3] “Sweet Mary” would prove to be the band’s only hit song peaking at No. 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the week ending 27 February 1971.[1] It peaked at No. 5 on Cash Box. It also reached No. 35 on the Easy Listening chart.[4]

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