Tuesday, December 10, 2013

SCHERRIE PAYNE'S FIRST SOLO SINGLE AFTER THE SUPREMES DISBANDED [1977]

This past June, I'd posted the 1977 single "When I Looked At Your Face" by Jodie Foster, from the French film Moi, Fleur Bleu, which had also been recorded for the soundtrack by former Supreme Scherrie Payne, the same year the group disbanded.

From that same soundtrack, Scherrie recorded her first solo single (also on the Motown label), "Fly", which was made available in single and extended versions.  Because The Supremes were on the same label, I'm going to assume "Fly" is likely what The Supremes would have been sounding like after their final LP Mary, Scherrie & Susaye, from 1976.  The group was evolving into the disco era, and "Fly" is most definitely disco.

Because this was recorded from vinyl, I worked with the audio and re-mastered/re-mixed it to sound much better and reducing the vinyl "pops and snaps" that more often than not makes the digitized version a little annoying.  

SCHERRIE PAYNE
"FLY" [EXTENDED VERSION]
Released 1977 - Motown Records
From the Moi, Fleur Bleu soundtrack LP

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