In 1969, having traveled to Los Angeles for an opportunity to oversee a recording studio and production house, Freddie Perren and Fonce Mizell.....
Motown: Hell Up In Harlem 1973
Motown: 1975 Movie "Cooley High"/IT'S SO HARD TO SAY GOODBYE TO YESTERDAY-G.C. Cameron
Motown: The Miracles
..... Early 1974, Freddie Perren in the Motown studios, recording tracks for "Do It Baby" album with engineer Art Stuart and Freddie's mom, Queen Esther Perren, (visiting from New Jersey).
'75-'76: Grand Slam Productions Inc., Perren-Vibes Music, Bull Pen Music, Keni St. Lewis
Leaving Motown was a hard decision for Freddie to make. But longtime friend/music fan (fellow Howard alum and Fraternity brother) Larkin Arnold, offered the deal and support Freddie needed to make the move. Larkin, an attorney for Capitol Records had been newly appointed, Head of the Black Music Division. He offered two incredibly talented family music groups to Freddie; Tavares and The Sylvers. After so many years of writing and producing (with The Corporation) the amazing Jackson 5, and having just enjoyed working with the Miracles, this offer was, for Freddie, a dream come true. He had arranged for and performed with vocal groups since Junior High and he was going through withdrawals....
Yvonne Elliman-RSO-Saturday Night Fever-Tavares-The Mom & Pops Co. Store
Finding blocks of studio time for recording Freddie's projects became harder and harder to do. It became obvious a professional Freddie Perren studio would be optimal rather than just the personal "writer's" studio in his home.
Freddie Perren Studio-Gloria Gaynor-I Will Survive-Dino Fekaris-Peaches & Herb-Makin' It
(Freddie Perren with his quality control engineer, Ed Biggs).... Recording projects on the calendar could now be recorded at Freddie's own...
After '79: Johnny Gill, House of Champions, New Edition, Karate Kid
The "Mom" & "Pops", Chris and Freddie Perren, overseeing one of the final projects at the Mom & Pops Co. Store with engineer Ed Biggs. Ed came over from Motown Studios in 1976 to help get the Mom & Pops Co. Store up and going and ended up staying for almost the whole ride!