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  Scherrie Payne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scherrie Payne (born November 4, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan} is an African-American singer.
The younger sister of singer/actress Freda Payne, Scherrie Payne was a co-lead singer of The Supremes from 1973 to 1977, after Jean Terrell left the group in the fall of 1973.
Payne began to see that the lavishness of The Supremes was nothing that she could affect with her talents and became withdrawn.
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 The HistoryMakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Singer, songwriter Scherrie Payne was born November 4, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to Frederick and Charcle Lee Payne.
Payne was officially the last lead singer for the Supremes in 1977 when the group consisted of her, Susaye Greene and Mary Wilson.
Payne is the mother of one daughter, Shoshana Payne Phillips, and one grandson, Shaun Giovanni Hicks.
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 GLP - artist roster - biography
Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence take care of the legend and their vocals soared through the timeless classics like "Baby Love" and "My World is Empty Without You".
In 1985 Scherrie Payne was approached by her record company to reform a group that could authentically represent the Supremes which she did with Lynda Laurence and Jean Terrell.
Scherrie and Lynda's group were invited by Motown to appear on their 30th Anniversary T.V. Special "What's Going On" and they recently returned to the label to add vocals to a Marvin Gaye track titled "Sweet Thing" which features in his 4 CD Anthology.
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 Freda Payne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Freda Charcilia Payne (born on September 19, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan) is an African-American singer and actress.
She is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, the final lead singer in the Motown act The Supremes.
At an early age, Freda Payne grew up listening to different jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday which helped her develop a taste for music.
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 Scherrie bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Scherrie Payne was born in Detroit Michigan, the home of the Motown sound, Scherrie is officially recognized as The Supremes final lead singer, and is featured on many of their hits including "He's My Man" and the Supremes' final top 40 recording "Im Gonna Let My Heart Do The Walking".
Scherrie recorded three albums as a member of The Supremes "The Supremes 1975", "High Energy", and "Mary Scherrie and Susaye" she is also featured on many of the Supremes" "greatest hits" compilations.
Scherrie continues to authentically perform Supremes hits alongside former Supreme Lynda Laurence and Freddi Poole as The Former Ladies of the Supremes and most recently with Diana Ross as a member of Diana Ross and the Supremes on their "Return To Love" tour.
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 Freda Payne MP3 Downloads - Freda Payne Music Downloads - Freda Payne Music Videos
The multi-talented Freda Payne is best known for her singing career, yet she has also performed in musicals and acted in movies over the years, and briefly was the host of her own TV talk show.
Payne's own musical career blossomed soon after, as she began early singing radio commercial jingles, which brought the young vocalist to the attention of several music-biz heavyweights.
Payne then switched her attention from music to TV, as she hosted her very own (yet short-lived) talk show in 1981, Today's Black Woman.
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 The HistoryMakers
Talented singer and actress Freda Charcelia Payne was born September 19, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to Frederick and Charsilee Payne.
Payne's smash single "Band of Gold" in 1970 was ranked #1 in the U.K. and #3 in the U.S.A., her first gold record.
Her sister, Scherrie, also a singer, was a member of Glass House and the last lead singer of the Supremes.
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 Scherrie Payne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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In 2000, along with Laurence, she became a part of Diana Ross (Diana Ross: diana ross (born diane ernestine earle ross...
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She went on to release albums for ABC Records such as: "Payne and Pleasure," and "Out of Payne Comes Love." In 1976, Freda switched record companies and moved to Capitol where she recorded "Supernatural High" and then in 1982, recorded the single "In Motion," on the New York Sutra label.
The '80's found Payne on Broadway and performing in the road companies of shows like "Sophisticated Ladies" and "Blues in the Night." She appeared in Showtime's concert special: "The Legendary Ladies of Rock-And-Roll" and went on to play the stages of Vegas, in nightclubs, resorts, casinos and the Rainbow Room in New York.
Payne stopped along the way in her career to touch her emotional side by marrying singer Gregory Abbott, who is known for his #1 hit, "Shake You Down." The couple sired one child, their son, Gregory Abbot Jr.
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 ScherriePayne
Scherrie played a number of her songs for the Hollands, partner Lamont Dozier and their right-hand man Ron Dunbar, a week later she was signed to the label (before Freda) as part of the embryonic group
Scherrie finally gave it up in the summer of 1973, going on the road with Charo briefly before her big break came.
Scherrie's soaring voice commands the listener to get up and dance and Mary and Susaye seem to get lost in her powerful presence.
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 Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder - ENTERTAINMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This led Payne to singing in local talent contests, “And I was winning,” she said proudly.
Payne, however, never signed with Motown, but did sign with two former Motown writer-producers: Brian and Eddie Holland and Lamont Dozier, who left the Motown to start their own company (Invictus Records).
Scherrie Payne was the last official lead vocalist of the Supremes and is currently touring with Linda Lawrence and Freddi Poole as the Former Ladies of the Supremes (FLOS).
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 Band of Gold by Freda Payne Songfacts
She thought the song was about a woman who was a virgin or sexually na?ve, and felt it was more suitable for a teenager.
When Payne objected to this song (she did not like the lyrics), Ron Dunbar (co-writer of the song) said to her, "Don't worry.
Freda Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, the final lead singer of The Supremes.
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 Biography: The Former Ladies of the Supremes -- Book The Former Ladies of the Supremes for Corporate Events, Private ...
Scherrie's biggest hit with the group was "Crumbs off the Table" which charted at #7 in the Soul Chart in September 1969, and reached #59 in the Billboard Singles Chart.
However, Scherrie's joining the company owed much to chance as she later explained:- "Freda was on the phone discussing her contract with Eddie, and I was playing the piano and singing.
Regrettably, this album was never issued in the U.K. Amongst Scherrie's other projects of this time was the writing of a musical called "Ten Good Years", and her appearance in a musical show called "Dream Street".
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 FREDA PAYNE booking - R&B and Jazz Music Artists - Corporate Entertainment Booking
The multi-talented Freda Payne is best known for her singing career, yet she has also performed in musicals and acted in movies over the years, and briefly in 1981 was the host of her own TV talk show, "Today's Black Woman."
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Freda Payne is sister of former Supremes member Scherrie Payne.
Payne is equally at home performing with a symphony or an intimate jazz trio.
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 The_Supremes - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
After 1972, the lineup of the Supremes changed frequently, with Lynda Laurence, Scherrie Payne, and Susaye Greene all becoming members before the group ended its eighteen-year existence in 1977.
At this time, Jean Terrell decided to leave the group and was replaced by Scherrie Payne, sister of Freda Payne.
During the mid-1980s, Jean Terrell, Scherrie Payne, and Lynda Laurence began touring the US and the UK as FLOS: Former Ladies of the Supremes; Terrell, Laurence, and Susaye Greene even recorded a cover of "Stoned Love" for British producer Ian Levine in 1989.
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 Music Notes Gift Shop of Beverly Hills
Scherrie Payne was introduced to the music industry by Eddie Holland of H-D-H fame, when he signed her to his Invictus Label.
Payne is noted as the act's final lead vocalist.
Payne and Laurence embrace her in the legacy that the former ladies of The Supremes sustain.
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Payne did enter the Supremes into the disco era, however, with "You're My Driving Wheel", "Let Yourself Go", and "Love I Never Knew You Could Feel So Good".
Payne and Greene released a last album called "Partners" under the name Scherrie and Susaye in 1978.
Whilst with this lable Scherrie released two solo singles 'Chasing Me Into Somebodyelse's Arms'and 'Pure Energy'(which Scherrie co-wrote), as well as covering two Diana Ross tunes, 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' and 'I'm Still Waiting'.
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 Scherrie Payne - Partners: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Scherrie Payne - Partners: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
Former '70s-era Supremes [+] members Scherrie Payne [+] and Susaye Greene [+] debuted as the duo Scherrie and Susaye on the Motown LP Partners [+], produced by Eugene McDaniels [+] and issued on October 1979.
The LP opener is the swirling "Storybook Romance" (covered by Scherrie's sister Freda Payne [+] on her Supernatural High [+]).
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Jones was set to appear at the Apollo and later after hearing Freda sing at the Baby Grand, invited Payne to join his band.
She went on to release albums for ABC Records such as: "Payne & Pleasure," and "Out of Payne Comes Love." In 1976, Freda switched record companies and moved to Capitol where she recorded "Supernatural High" and then in 1982, recorded the single "In Motion," on the New York Sutra label.
Kitt, while sitting in the audience during a performance one evening, acknowledged Payne, by having an impromptu light-hearted banter with Freda during Freda's impersonation of her.
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 The Supremes - Individually and Collectively
Sister Freda Payne (Band of Gold) originally was invited to join, but she politely turned it down, however, she suggested her sister and after one audition, Scherrie became a part of history.
Scherrie was also the lead in one of the Supremes last charted dance hit, "You're My Driving Wheel" Other Supreme hits she sang lead on: "Let Yourself Go", and "Where Do I Go From Here"
Scherrie Payne charted on the Soul chart as well in 1987.
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 The Supremes (1961-1977): Motown 45th Anniversary Tribute Site
Florence Ballard, Scherrie Payne, Diana Ross, Susaye Greene (top row, left to right), Lynda Laurence, Mary Wilson, Cindy Birdsong, and Jean Terrell (bottom row, left to right) each played a unique and important role in helping to make The Supremes (pictured above) the most recognizable and successful female singing group of all time.
The Supremes (Mary Wilson, Scherrie Payne, and Susaye Greene) gave their farewell performance in June of 1977 at the Drury Lane Theatre in London, England, ending a glorious run as the most successful "girl group of all time." What a lovely dream come true.
Former Supremes' member Scherrie Payne was encouraged to reform the group--and she did in the late 1980s.
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 FORMER LADIES OF THE SUPREMES - R&B Artists - Corporate Entertainment Booking
Scherrie Payne, Lynda Laurence and Freddie Poole make up the only trio that features two genuine members of The Supremes.
Since reforming in 1985 they have acquired an impressive biography with credited recordings and polished performances all over the world, playing at venues including London's Royal Albert Hall for HRH The Princess of Wales and Wembley Arena appearing alongside a host of other legendary Motown acts that included The Temptations and The Four Tops.
Regular visitors to Europe and Japan, they have played many countries throughout the world and regularly perform songs in the native languages as witnessed by their recording of the Spanish song "Suave" which is featured on their 1994 "Supremely Yours" collection.
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 BBC News | ENTERTAINMENT | Supremes return for tour
The 56-year-old superstar has announced plans for a US tour featuring the group's Motown hits, but the other two performers joining Ross - Lynda Laurence and Sherrie Payne have never performed on stage with her before.
The two are filling in for Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong, who turned down offers to join the tour.
Payne joined in 1973, filling in for Ross' replacement Jean Terrell.
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 Diana Ross & The Supremes - Girl Group 1950's 1960's
After their disbanding and announcements that all three members (particularly Wilson) would begin solo careers, there were soon rumors that Payne and Greene had auditioned several candidates for Wilson's replacement, including singer/dancer Karen Jackson.
Payne and Laurence continue to tour under the FLOS name with third member Freddie Poole.
Eventually, the Return to Love tour went on as scheduled, but with Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence joining Ross, although neither of them were in the group at the same time as Ross.
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 Scherrie Payne: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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