Viola Mae Wilkerson was an American pop singer, best known for the UK Singles Chart number 8 hit and US U.S. Hot Dance Club Play number 52 hit, "Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now". Other hits included further covers of the songs, "Both Sides. Viola Mae Wilkerson (Decem – May 6, ) was an American pop singer, best known for the UK Singles Chart number 8 hit and US U.S. Hot. While Viola Wills's best-known hit, Gonna Get Along Without You Now in , was the one that made her name, it was also the track that cast. Profile: American singer. Born: 30 December in Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA. Died: 6 May in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (aged 69). A pre-stardom Barry White began using singer Viola Wills as a session vocalist on sides that he produced for Bob Keane's Bronco/Mustang labels. Check out The Power of Love by Viola Wills on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Viola Wills - LP and Back-up CD of Viola Wills: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND (10 TRACKS) - Music. Viola Wills, Soundtrack: Wildschut. Viola Wills was born on Decem in Los Angeles, California, USA. She died on May 6, in Phoenix, Arizona. Listen to The Power of Love on Spotify. Viola Wills · Album · · 15 songs. When the American singer Viola Wills finally hit the charts in the UK and the rest of Europe with her disco version of "Gonna Get Along.