Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene and Joyce Vincent performed at The 13th annual Baltic Soul Weekender in Germany on May 10th 2019. This yearly event founded by DJ Dan Dombrowe offers a musical journey through the decades of soul, funk, house and disco. This years lineup also included Boney M, Odyssey, Eddie Holman, Ruby Andrews, Gloria Scott and more.
The Ladies' Friday night performance included The Supremes' 60's and 70's hits plus a few surprises including their new single "Unconditional Love." Dan Dombrowe had a special request of the ladies. This year he asked the ladies to include 2 songs co-wriiten by Susaye Greene, "Free" originally recorded by Deniece Williams and "I Can't Help It," by Michael Jackson. The audience roared with enthusiasm and appreciation for these unexpected jams. The Ladies performed the songs spectacularly with choreography by Scherrie's daughter Shoshana Payne Phillips.
Saturday afternoon the Ladies participated in the artist meet & greet, sat down for several interviews, and enjoyed the festivals offerings. Saturday night ended on a high note with the Ladies attending DJ Dan D's amazing performance followed by an exciting high energy show by Odyssey, which had the ladies dancing the night away!
This was the Ladies' 4th performance at a Baltic Soul event and we look forward to the next time! Dan Dombrowe and his Baltic Soul crew do everything top notch and truly appreciate their artists. We thank you all! And a special shout out to the amazing Baltic Soul Orchestra, you are amazing!!!! See you all again soon!
On #FLOSFRIDAY we reminisce fondly on the Former Ladies of The Supremes' 33 years together. Today we are going back to the summer of 1998! The Former Ladies of The Supremes (Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence with Freddi Poole) performed in Las Vegas as part of the "Dancing In The Streets" show alongside fellow Motown acts The Contours, The Originals, Kim Weston, & Martha Reeves and the Vandellas. The show was presented by Mickey Stevenson and hosted by comedian Paul Mooney at The Las Vegas Hilton Casino showroom July 23-28 1998.
A few nights into the run Diana Ross made a surprise appearance at the show. During the Former Ladies of The Supremes' performance the Ladies introduced Ms. Ross in the audience to a thunderous applause. After the show backstage Diana was complimentary of the Ladies' performance and happily posed for photos with everyone.
Enjoy there rare photos from our personal collection!
Did you watch The Motown 60 television special on April 21st 2019? The Motown tribute was held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Motown Records, which was founded by Berry Gordy in January 1959. The special was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Smokey Robinson. During the filming members of the Motown family were asked to stand to be acknowledged. Here's a screen capture of the lovely Scherrie Payne from the telecast. Supreme Legend Diana Ross gave a special performance that evening paying homage to her Motown movie career. This included a witty yet rousing version of "My Man," sung directly to Berry Gordy. She also performed the Theme From Mahogany. It was a historic evening of music and love that saw Scherrie Payne and two of her "Supreme Sisters" (Mary Wilson & Diana Ross) honoring the legacy of Motown.
Did you notice The Supremes' 1975 album in the collage back drop behind Cedric The Entertainer? This was Scherrie's debut with The Supremes alongside Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong. This album included their disco hit "He's My Man."
Happy Easter with love from Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene & Joyce Vincent! What’s in your Easter basket today? We suggest a copy of our new single “Unconditional Love,” which is available for digital download on iTunes, Napster, Spotify and all other legal download sites.
Every Friday we look back on the illustrious 33 years of The Former Ladies of The Supremes, we call it #flosfriday. Today we look back to 1996 with Scherrie Payne, Lynda Laurence & Sundray Tucker. The Ladies are performing The Supremes' 1966 #1 hit "You Can't Hurry Love' live in Portugal. Enjoy this rare footage.
Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene & Joyce Vincent appeared on "Behind The Curtains" with host Donny "D." The Ladies performed a medley of Supremes' hits including "Stop In The Name of Love," "Come See About Me," Where Did Our Love Go," & "Baby Love." The ladies also performed "You Can't Hurry Love," "I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do The Walking," and their new single "Unconditional Love." Enjoy the Ladies' performance!
Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene & Joyce Vincent filmed an episode of "Behind The Curtains" with host Franklin Donnie "D" in Pasadena, CA. The Ladies did a brief interview and then performed a medley of The Supremes' 1960's hits, "You Can't Hurry Love," "I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do The Walking," and their new single "Unconditional Love." The episode will be available online and we will post the links as soon as it's available. Thank you Donny "D", Andre' Pittmon (Enthrone Records Ent. LLC), and everyone at Pasadena Media!
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On Wednesday, April 5th Scherrie, Susaye & Joyce did a fabulous photoshoot for the spring edition of "Turning Point" Magazine with photographer Randi Childs. Randi and her team were a pleasure to work with. The Ladies had a grand time laughing and posing!
Stay tuned for the new photos! In the meantime, please enjoy some behind the scenes pics.
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On Saturday, March 30th Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene & Joyce Vincent appeared called in live on Esther Austin's "On The Sofa" Radio program in London. The Ladies chatted about various topics including The Supremes history, Motown 60th Anniversary and their current single "Unconditional Love." You can listen to the interview here! Enjoy!
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