Loleatta Holloway died… R.I.P. :(
One of the most sampled voices in music history has died after slipping into a coma. According to a statement issued by her managers, Chicago-based singer Loleatta Holloway passed away yesterday after a lengthy illness. Holloway began her music career in the ’60s, singing on various soul recordings. Her body of work included several top-selling albums in the 1970s, scoring the hit “Dreamin’” in 1976 and contributing vocals to “Re-Light My Fire” for Dan Hartman. Known for her bold, soulful voice and spirited lyrics about love, her biggest hit came in 1980 in the form of “Love Sensation,” a song that has been sampled in countless house tracks and was incorporated into Black Box’s 1989 international pop smash “Ride on Time.” Loleatta Holloway was 64. /// Source
I uploaded one of her greatest hits from 1980 in her tribute!