1979 Freda Payne – Hot

Hot was Freda Payne‘s ninth studio album and her third and final for Capitol Records. Although she did record a few singles during the 1980s (including three for Ian Levine’s UK Motorcity label), it would be 16 years before Payne came out with another studio album.


1  Red Hot (Nate Fortier; Cliff Wyatt) 06:53
2  Can’t Wait (John Lewis Parker; Catherine Lord; Franne Golde) 04:23
3  Gotta Keep Dancin’ (Charles Richard Cason) 05:25
4  Savin’ It (Save And Spend) (John Footman; Judy Wieder) 05:37
5  Something’s Missing (In My Life) (Jay Asher; Paul Jabara) 05:14
6  The Longest Night (Nat Kipner; John Capek) 04:38
7  Hungry (From The Musical “Daddy Goodness”) (Ron Miller; Ken Hirsch) 04:41


BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
BassKevin Brandon
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsQuentin Dennard
GuitarBob Bowles
GuitarLee Ritenour
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarRonald Cook
KeyboardsPete Robinson
KeyboardsRon Coleman
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionJoe Clayton
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAndrea Robinson
Background VocalsJoyce Wilson
Background VocalsLaura Creamer
Background VocalsScherrie Payne
Background VocalsSue Sheridan
VocalsFreda Payne

Liner Notes

Producer – Cecil Hale, John Florez
Production Assistant – Pete Robinson
Arranged By – Bruce Miller, Pete Robinson
Engineer – Serge Reyes, Jeff Sykes, Grover Helsley, Steve Williams, George Sloan, Charles Faris
Engineer (Remix) – Charles Faris
Engineer (Assistant) – Butch Lynch, Randy Pipes, Billyann Swopes, Chris McNary, John Taylor
Mixed By – Cecil Hale

Art Direction – Roy Kohara
Design – Phil Shima
Photography – Phil Fewsmith

Recorded At Sound Factory
Recorded At Kendun Recorders
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Filmways/Heider Studios
Recorded At KSR Studios
Recorded At Capitol Recording Studios