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Loleatta Holloway

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Loleatta Holloway (1978)

Interview by Cliff White, Rock's Backpages audio, January 1978

The disco diva on her forthcoming Queen of the Night album; on singing ballads and dance tracks; on how she works a crowd; on her gospel background and playing clubs with the Mighty Clouds of Joy... and how difficult she found the transition from gospel to secular music.

File format: mp3; file size: 22.4mb, interview length: 23' 21" sound quality: ***

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Loleatta Holloway

Profile by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 27 May 1975

IT WOULDN'T take a genius to notice that Loleatta Holloway's delectable US hit, 'Cry To Me', is simply one of my favourite sounds of all ...

Loleatta Holloway: Soulfully Yours, Loleatta...

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 26 April 1977

WITH ALL the current trends taking everyone from Melba Moore to Eddie Kendricks and Thelma Houston into the 'disco' arena, it should come as no ...

Loleatta Holloway: Queen Of The Night (Salsoul SSLP 1509)

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 10 October 1978

THE LONG awaited second Gold Mind album from Loleatta and this time the lady is caught up with a myriad of production units. The whole ...

Loleatta Holloway: Queen Of The Night

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 7 November 1978

The 'Cry To Me' lady talks to B&S about her new disco following... ...

Loleatta Holloway: It's My Record (And I'll Cry If I Want To)

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 21 October 1989

You might not know the name, but you'll have heard the voice of LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY. It was her earth-shaking vocal on Dan Hartman's 'Love Sensation' ...

Black Box: This Means War!

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1989

There's insurrection in the ranks. Stock Aitken & Waterman's supremacy has been overthrown by a troupe of battle-scarred no-holds-barred dance producers from Bologna. Phil Sutcliffe ...

Did that girl in BLACK BOX used to be a bloke?

Interview by Tom Doyle, Smash Hits, 21 March 1990

No! She's always been a lassie. But she did used to be a rugby player. Tom Doyle pokes his nose into the peculiar world of ...

Loleatta Holloway: No More Free Samples

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 30 June 1992

Having been sampled to distraction by all and sundry and having suffered her fair share of rip offs, Loleatta Holloway is back with a new ...

Loleatta Holloway

Interview by Bill Brewster,, 6 January 2005

LOLEATTA WAS born in Chicago in 1946 and, like most of her peers, began singing in gospel groups before striking out on a solo career ...

Loleatta Holloway, 1946-2011

Obituary by Dave Laing, The Guardian, 24 March 2011

Her voice made 'Ride on Time' a smash hit in 1989 ...


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