LEAD ME ON 创 followed in 1979, bringing her another U.S
chart appearance, this time at Number 5 with the title
single released on Windsong. The ``BITTERSWEET 创 LP
followed the next year, leaving room for a fine
compilation, ``IT碨 A BEAUTIFUL THING `` to round up all
the hits in 1982. That same year she recorded a duet
with JIMMY RUFFIN, `TURN TO ME 创
song never registered on the Pop charts, but in November
gave Maxine her first R&B Top 20 Debut..
Maxine recorded another single with Brian Short in 1981
called "RENDEZVOUS" on A&M records.
Maxine has toured all over the world including..Europe,
Australia, Asia, Japan, mainland China, Mexico, Denmark,
Costa Rica, Canada, Venezuela, Spain, Greece, France,
Germany and Africa. Some of the artists that Maxine
recently shared the bill with include...Santana...the
Commodores...Lionel Richie...Boz Scaggs...the Average
White Band...Rose Royce...the Temptations...Marilyn
McCoo/Billy Davis jr and Isaac Hayes and....Maxine
performed at many Jazz Festivals in the United States
and in the islands including The Barbados Music
Festival, the Curacao Music Festival and recently in St.
Kitts Jazz Festival. Maxine also performed with Steve
Reid磗 Bamboo Forest and she appears on their
DREAMSCAPES CD released in 2001.