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Doris Troy (1937–2004)

R&B singer Doris Troy was born Doris Payne in New York City in 1937. A songwriter as well as a singer, she scored a major hit in 1963 with "Just One Look" (remade by The Hollies several years later) on Atlantic Records. She toured England in 1964 and liked it so much that she stayed there for several years. After a few more hits for Atlantic, she ... See full bio »

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 2014 Love Child (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (writer: "Just One Look")
 2013 Redfern Now (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Starting Over (2013) ... (writer: "Just One Look" - as D. Payne)
 2013/I Blood Ties (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look")
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 2007 The All Together (performer: "I'd Do Anything")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Strange Fruit (2005) ... (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look")
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1990 Mermaids (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1988 Buster (writer: "Just One Look" - as Payne)
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (performer: "JUST ONE LOOK") / (writer: "JUST ONE LOOK" - as Doris Payne)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Payne)
 1983 Get Crazy (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1971 Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! (performer: "Kill", "Kill 'Em All")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.30 (1965) ... (writer: "Just One Look")
- Episode #1.27 (1965) ... (writer: "Just One Look")
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 1975 That's the Way of the World
Wedding Pianist
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 1974 In Concert (TV Series)
- Billy Preston (1974) ... Herself
 1974 Radio Wonderful (Documentary short)
 1970 Lift Off with Ayshea (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (1970)
 1965-1966 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series)
- Episode #3.26 (1966) ... Herself
- Episode #2.33 (1965) ... Herself
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Single: "Just One Look" / "Bossa Nova Blues" (Atlantic Records) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Doris Payne

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Spotted and discovered by James Brown when working at the Apollo Theatre. (1963) See more »

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