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." A talented writer and performer Scherrie was discovered by famed producer Eddie Holland (of Holland/Dozier/Holland fame). Before joining The Supremes, Scherrie was the lead singer of the group "Glass House" and is featured on all of their hits on the Invictus label including, "Crumbs off The Table" which she co-wrote. Scherrie has recorded as a solo artist and has had her own hits including, "I'm Not In Love" and "One Night Only." Scherrie has worked with many major stars including her sister Freda Payne, George Benson, and Jose Feliciano. Known affectionately by fans as "The Little Lady With The Big Voice" and "The Payne Killer" she brought her superb vocals and dynamic stage presence to the Supremes in 1973, replacing Jean Terrell, and quickly established herself as a firm favorite with the group's legions of fans worldwide. 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 perform alongside former Supreme Lynda Laurence and Joyce Vincent as The FLOS, and in 2000 with Diana Ross, as a member of Diana Ross and the Supremes on their "Return To Love" tour. Scherrie is authentically keeping the legend alive!
Yesterday, Today, Forever.....
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