Category Archives: Brenda Holloway

Love and Desire

Here is one of my favourite female sung northern tracks. Patrice’s sister Brenda is probably better known but this 1966, Capitol release is as good as anything Brenda recorded, well everything apart from Think It Over (Before You Break My … Continue reading

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The Definitive Version? You Decide

On yesterday’s post I mentioned Every Little Bit Hurts and, how good Ms Holloway’s version of the Ed Cobb song, the man also responsible for penning Tainted Love, was. Swiss Adam in the comments section mentioned a version of the … Continue reading

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An Extremely Underrated Voice.

Another sunny day up here. Time for some up tempo northern soul, from a woman I reckon is one of the most underrated artists who recorded on the Motown label, Brenda Holloway. She started recording for the label in 1964. … Continue reading

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