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 Jermaine Stewart

Jermaine Stewart

Original Name William
Birth
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Mar 1997 (aged 39)
Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6409525 · View Source
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Pop Musician. He is best known for his hit "We Dont Have To Take Our Clothes Off." In 1972 he and his family moved from Ohio to Chicago, where he started in how business by joining a local dance group. From there he went on the road with the ‘Chi-lites’ and the ‘Staple Singers,’ then to the television shows “American Bandstand” and “Soul Train.” In the early 1980s he joined the group ‘Shalamar’ as a backup singer and dancer, from which he launched his own solo career. First singing backup for the group ‘The Temptations’ and on ‘Culture Club's’ hit "Miss Me Blind," with the help of Mickey Craig from Culture Club he got his first record deal with Clive Davis Arista records. His first single, "The Word Is Out," was released in 1984, followed by "I like It" and "Get Over It" (a single was only released in Europe). In 1986 he released "We Don't have To Take Our Clothes Off," a song that reached Number 5 on the Top 50 Pop Charts. In the 1990s Jermaine Stewart battled the disease AIDs. He was working on a new album when he passed away in March 1997.

Bio by: Annette(Chavie) Rivera


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Annette(Chavie) Rivera
  • Added: 11 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6409525
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jermaine Stewart (7 Sep 1957–17 Mar 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6409525, citing Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .