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 (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Wayne Gagnon (guitar, vocals), Russ Sevigny (a/k/a Russ Dana, original drummer) Mike Jablecki (drums) and John Poole (bass guitar). 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“, backed by another non-album track, “What’s On Tonight”. “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. It peaked at No. 5 on Cash Box. It also reached No. 35 on the Easy Listening chart.
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