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Freda Payne

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Eddie Holland: A Musical Magician, Once of Motown, Bidding for His Own 'Detroit Sound'

Interview by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 8 February 1970

Yes, Holland-Dozier-Holland DID Split with the Giant; Yes, Eddie Holland DID form Invictus Records; Yes, Invictus IS Climbing the Charts ...

Freda Payne: In Pursuit of Superstardom

Interview by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 5 April 1970

From the Art Institute to Joe Louis To Duke Ellington to the Carson Show ...

Freda Payne: 'Band of Gold' (Invictus 20201)

Review by Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 25 June 1970

Thumpthumpthumphumpthumpthumpthumpthump. A drummer practices his part in a Holland-Dozier-Holland song. ...

Freda Payne: The Story Behind Band Of Gold

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 25 September 1970

"THAT'S REALLY funny, because I was only talking to the office yesterday asking if 'Band Of Gold' had made any charts overseas – especially Britain". ...

Freda Payne: After a massive worldwide hit... Freda's looking for love!

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, 17 April 1971

FREDA PAYNE looks all set to repeat her success of last year with her new record. Her ambitions, however, are in another direction... ...

The Heart and Soul of Freda Payne

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 30 April 1971

WITHOUT A DOUBT, the most exciting and worthwhile 'new' discovery of 1970 was Freda Payne. Exciting because she is just that; worthwhile because she will ...

Freda Payne: Freda Speak

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, 15 May 1971

IT'S NOT been all peaches and cream for Freda Payne since she had a worldwide hit with 'Band Of Gold'. As she says: "Until recently ...

The Stylistics, Freda Payne: Cunard International Hotel, London

Live Review by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 26 July 1975

THE STYLISTICS came onstage around midnight and, judging by the yawns on many people's faces, it wasn't a moment too soon. London's Cunard International Hotel ...

Freda Payne: "Wanna Get Re-acquainted?"

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 10 February 1976

ACCORDING to the lovely lady herself, "the public is just getting re-acquainted with Freda Payne!" and if her latest album on A.B.C. is anything to ...

Freda Payne

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 28 March 1978

"Success can be the emptiest place in the world," says Freda..."Having a husband and now a son makes me realise just how empty my life ...

Freda Payne Talks All That Jazz

Retrospective and Interview by Michael A. Gonzales, Ebony, 11 August 2014

Vintage visionary Michael A. Gonzales checks in with the former EBONY/JET cover star's return to the singing stage. ...


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