born in 1938 in Romford, Essex, United Kingdom
Pamela Sawyer is an American-based songwriter from Romford in east London.
Sawyer worked with artists at Motown from 1967 to 1977. Before Motown she had been involved in hit records for the Young Rascals and Lulu, and wrote with Lori Burton with whom she also recorded as the Whyte Boots.
Sawyer co-wrote hits for The Supremes, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, David Ruffin, and Michael Jackson. She has also written for non-Motown artists, including The O'Jays and Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles. Her regular writing partners included Gloria Jones and Marilyn McLeod.
Selected Songwriting Credits
|"If I Were Your Woman"||Gloria Jones
|Gladys Knight and the Pips
|"I Thought It Took a Little Time (But Today I Fell in Love)"||Michael Masser||
|"It's So Hard for Me to Say Goodbye"||Frank Wilson||Eddie Kendricks|
|"Let Me Tickle Your Fancy"||
Paul M. Jackson
R. Dean Taylor
Diana Ross and the Supremes
Booker T. & the M.G.'s
|"Love Hangover"||Marilyn McLeod||
|"My Mistake (Was to Love You)"||Gloria Jones||Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross|
|"My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)"||
|"You Can't Turn Me Off (In the Middle of Turning Me On)"||Marilyn McLeod||High Inergy|
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