"Saturday Love" performer Cherrelle drops by to help us celebrate the legends.
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Born Cheryl Week Norton in 1958 in Los Angeles, CA, Cherrelle is the cousin of singer Pebbles of LaFace Records fame. Norton got her stage name thanks to a former boss at her bank job who used to yell, “Cher—relle, you’re late!”
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Cherrelle toured with Michael Henderson and Luther Vandross. A demo she recorded caught the attention of Tabu Records owner Clarence Avant.
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Cherrelle teamed with producers and songwriters Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for her 1984 album, Fragile. It featured hit singles "When I Look in Your Eyes" and "I Didn’t Mean yo Turn You On."
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The R&B songstress’ sophomore album, High Priority, yielded the hits "When I Look in Your Eyes" and the number-two R&B hit "Saturday Love," one of several duets with label-mate and soul crooner Alexander O’Neal.
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