Monday, May 29, 2017

Loleatta Holloway – Love Sensation (Gold Mind Records)

Born in Chicago, Loleatta Holloway no surprisingly started singing Gospel before switching to Disco in the mid-seventies (most likely on Salsoul Records via Gold Mind Records). She came to contribute vocals on the late Dan Hartman‘s ‘Relight My Fire’ who produced ‘Love Sensation’ for her.
A song taken from her album of the likes which would be her very last back in 1980, arranged by Gold Mind Records label head Norman Harris featuring Bobby Womack on guitar, with mixing work courtesy of Tom Moulton. Her biggest classic along with ‘Hit And Run’ mixed by Walter Gibbons, it saw her heavily battling against Italian House act Black Box who embedded her vocals without credit on the memorable ‘Ride On Time’ among others. And would later on being legally sampled on Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch‘s ‘Good Vibrations’in 1991…

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