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Syreeta Wright (August 3, 1946 – July 6, 2004), who recorded professionally under the single name Syreeta, was a singer-songwriter active from the 1960s until her death. She is considered one of the most underrated R&B vocalists to emerge out of the 1970s Motown scene.

Born Syreeta Wright in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Syreeta was working in the '60s as a Motown secretary when she was enlisted as a backup singer. Founder Berry Gordy later signed her to the label and she recorded… read more

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  • Avatar for UnfortunatelyGr
    I'd love to see The Spell on CD. Motown's reissue department still acting as if Stevie, Marvin, the Supremes and the J5 was all they did...
  • Avatar for DickBigems
    That sequence of songs at the end of Stevie Presents Syreeta Wright is better than what most R&B artists could hope to come up with in their entire careers.
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    The "Stevie Presents" record is absolutely superb. Truly a gem in soul music.
  • Avatar for Ksimi
    I am so glad that "Syreeta" (1980) had finally been re-issued on CD
  • Avatar for Chojraak
    "To Know You is To Love You" is great!
  • Avatar for SilverLining147
    I've been listening to Jeff's " 'Cause We've Ended As Lovers" and not so long ago I found out that it is a cover of such a beautiful song. Unusual voice she had :)
  • Avatar for KinomiyaMichiru
    Such a beauty,and her remake of "She's Leaving Home" was nice.
  • Avatar for winterkiss
    wow, her voice is indescribable! definitely a gem
  • Avatar for wendell3
    Syreeta we hardly knew ye.
  • Avatar for RadioAndii
    another one of my favourite vocalists of all time

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