Gloria Ann Taylor

Deep Inside You

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Previously released as part of a double LP compilation with her complete output on Selector Sound and the Deep Inside You EP. However, this is the first official reissue of the Deep Inside You EP as it's on stand-alone release. Soul singer Gloria Ann Taylor has no rags to riches tale to tell. Her story is one of personal sacrifice, failed relationships, and missed opportunity. She was leading a hard knock life before being swept-up by the flash and promise of a marriage and business partnership with a successful record producer. She would be nominated for a Grammy, rub shoulders with James Brown and Bootsy Collins, and turn heads from Motown. But in the end she rejected professional singing, the music business, and the lifestyle that came with it. Thankfully for music lovers, before Gloria closed the doors on her singing career, she left us with some amazing soul songs. Deeply shaded by gospel roots, her haunting sound clearly comes from the gut. Gloria did not fake the funk. Gloria was a partial owner of the Selector Sounds label, along with her husband/producer Walter Whisenhunt (previously a right-hand man to James Brown), and her brother Leonard. They released five Gloria Taylor singles between 1971 and 1977. They also released the three-song Deep Inside You EP, under the name Gloria Ann Taylor and Walter Whisenhunt’s Orchestra. In the studio Whisenhunt would work up a unique musical brew that mixed northern soul with exotic percussion and fuzzy psychedelic guitars. He moved Gloria through a range of tempos and stylings from ballads to disco. Her gritty vocal performance was set to orchestral arrangements creating a juxtaposition of grandeur and solace. The pinnacle of their collaborations has to be the jaw-droppingly epic EP version of “Love Is a Hurting Thing”, a chugging, string-laden disco track, that sounds like proto-Theo Parrish.

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Genre

Soul

Release Date

09.10.2019

Cat No

LH12078

Tracklist

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Track 3
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Soul
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Be Worth Ubiquity
Soul
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Love Is A Hurting Thing (180g) Luv N' Haight
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LP
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Love Is A Hurting Thing (180g) Luv N' Haight
Soul
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Love Is A Hurting Thing Luv N' Haight
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Love Is A Hurting Thing Luv N' Haight
Soul
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Love Is A Hurting Thing Luv N' Haight
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Love Is A Hurting Thing Luv N' Haight
Soul
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Love Is A Hurtin' Thing / Brother Less T Luv N' Haight
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Love Is A Hurtin' Thing / Brother Less T Luv N' Haight
Disco
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I Stayed Away Too Long / Kick Out Luv N' Haight
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The Sad Chicken Luv N' Haight
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Huxley's Howl / My Blues Luv N' Haight
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Re Edit (Disco)
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Bastedos
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Afro Disco
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13.95 €
Gorilla Man Afrosynth
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Afro Music
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Re Edit (Disco)
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Dazzle Drums
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Gator Boots Vol. 16 Gator Boots
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Mash Up / Bootleg
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Jstar / The Dynamates
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ULURU 003 (Black Vinyl) Uluru
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Headz
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Corniche Band
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Dance (Vinyl Only / Ltd To 500) Kalakuta Soul Bahlo
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Disco
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