Freda Payne

Freda Payne

Freda Payne  American Singer


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Freda Payne is a 77 year old American Singer. Born Freda Charcelia Payne on 19th September, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, she is famous for Band of Gold in a career that spans 1962–present and 1961–present. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Freda Payne is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and American pop singers.


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First Name Freda
Last Name Payne
Full Name at Birth Freda Charcelia Payne
Age 78 years
Birthday 19th September, 1942
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Band of Gold
Music Genre (Text) Soul, R&B, Jazz, Disco
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1963–present, 1962–present, 1961–present
Music Style Soul, Jazz, Pop-Soul, Vocal Jazz, Smooth Soul, Pop/Rock, AM Pop
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Gentle, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sweet, Passionate, Soothing, Sentimental, Romantic, Sensual
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Impulse, Invictus, MGM, ABC, Capitol, Volt, Artistry
Associated Acts Scherrie Payne, Mary Wilson, Thelma Houston, Gladys Knight, Bob Marley, Al Wilson, James Brown, Method Man, Clif Payne
Official Websites,,

Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for her career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, "Band of Gold". Payne was also an actress in musicals and film, as well as the host of a TV talk show. Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, a former singer with the American vocal group The Supremes.

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Freda Payne78 VirgoSinger
Gregory Abbott66 AriesSongwriter
Edmund Sylvers47 AquariusSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GregoryMaleGregory Abbott


Behind the Groove2019TV Show
Kinky2017Mrs. BernardMovie
The Divorce2014VivianTV Movie
Just Like Family2009Inez MillerShort Film
Alton & Kenya's Outrageous Wedding2007Ann SheffieldMovie
Saurian2006Sylvia MadsonTV Movie
Deadly Rhapsody2001Lily PotterMovie
Fire & Ice2001Jean AimesTV Movie
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps2000ClaudineMovie
Living Single1993Miss HarperTV Show
Guilty as Charged1991Glamorous partygoer (uncredited)Movie
Police Story1973SaraleeTV Show
Book of Numbers1973Kelly SimmsMovie
Today's Black WomanHostTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

wjerryzwjerryzApr 26

Most beautiful and talented

cindy aqwa-burkeNov 6, 2013

Freda, I found through my father's record collection a "test pressing album along with a M-G-M/VERVE RECORDS REFERENCE RECORDING RECORD" from the year "1966" ... also, my brother's finance' Lisa who used to work for a radio station played one of your songs and she told me that you had called her and thanked her for playing one of your songs......would love to hear from you in regards to why my father has one of your "1st" pre-cut albums before they were distributed....please contact me at (248) 320-4803...would "LOVE" to hear from you.....respectfully, cindy aqwa-burke

Rod FergusonNov 1, 2009

Hello Freda I just had thought about your hit song Band of Gold today and I remember see you on PBS Singing that song !!! I was too young to rember the song when it first came out ,but when I saw you on PBS YOU WERE SO BEAUTIFUL AND LOVELY AND TALENTED that I just has to respond to this websight and say thank you for your years of entertainment I am a fan as well!!

bootsybrownbootsybrownMar 2, 2009

thats a good record but where`s judge joe brown

Billy Wilson/Motown Alumni AssociationJan 9, 2009

Love you much! Let`s talk soon.

DarrylDarrylSep 15, 2008

Hi Freda you are a fantastic singer and you would have been even bigger if better songs were available .Band of Gold was an example of the right talent and the right song.I am a big fan of yours.

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