Loleatta - Loleatta Holloway

Loleatta
Loleatta Holloway was a dance music legend. Her amazing vocal talents gained her the reputation as one of the premier vocalists of soul and dance. Loleatta unfortunately passed away in March 2011. Loleatta started singing with Queen of Gospel, Albertina Walker and the Caravans. She released her first single "Rainbow ‘71” on the fledgling Apache label before moving to Aware to record her first two albums prior to her work with Salsoul.
LOLEATTA was her first album for Gold Mind/Salsoul Records and was released in 1976. WORN OUT BROKEN HEART was released as the album’s first single and made #25 R&B. Its B-Side was DREAMIN’, an underground club hit when initially released. DREAMIN’ later became one of Salsoul’s key tracks and has often been remixed, most notably in 200 when it topped the Billboard Dance chart. HIT AND RUN was the album’s second single and another Salsoul classic. It was a #11 Disco hit when released.
LOLEATTA also features WE’RE GETTING STRONGER which was sampled by Whitney Houston on her Million Dollar Bill single as well as the Curtis Mayfield penned song WHAT NOW. Loleatta was responsible for providing the vocals for dance classics Love Sensation and Relight My Fire (Dan Hartman) as well as the UK #1 hit by Black Box, Ride On Time.
Released in deluxe Super Jewel cases, with bonus tracks LOLEATTA is a must for all Soul and Funk fans out there and a very welcome addition to our collection of Salsoul reissues!

Release Date: 29/10/2012
Our Price: £9.95
Code: CDBBR0108
Weight: 200
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1. HIT AND RUN
2. IS IT JUST A MAN’S WAY?
3. WE’RE GETTING STRONGER (THE LONGER WE STAY TOGETHER)
4. DREAMIN’
5. RIPPED OFF
6. WORN OUT BROKEN HEART
7. THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE
8. WHAT NOW
BONUS TRACKS
9. RUN AWAY
10.
DREAMIN’ (Disco Version)
11. HIT AND RUN (Disco Version)
12. WE’RE GETTING STRONGER (THE LONGER WE STAY TOGETHER) (12” Version)
13. WORN OUT BROKEN HEART (Single Version)
14. DREAMIN' (Single Version)

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