WEEKEND LOVING by JENNIFER LARA

SKU101780
ArtistJENNIFER LARA
TitleWEEKEND LOVING
LabelJAMWAX
Catalog #JAMWAXLP 04
Genre
ReleaseWeek 07 - 2018
FormatVinyl - EU2LP
Import
€ 26,50incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Big Surprise
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/1_big_surprise.mp3
  2. Weekend Loving
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/2_weekend_loving.mp3
  3. Off The Air
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/3_off_the_air.mp3
  4. Don't Play Games
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/4_dont_play_games.mp3
  5. Don't Take Love For Granted
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/5_dont_take_love_for_granted.mp3
  6. Perilous Time
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/6_perilous_time.mp3
  7. "Love Has Finally Come At Last
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/7_quotlove_has_finally_come_at_last.mp3
  8. Let The Say
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/8_let_the_say.mp3
  9. In My Time (bonus track)
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/9_in_my_time_bonus_track.mp3
  10. In My Time Version (bonus track)
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/101780_weekend_loving/10_in_my_time_version_bonus_track.mp3

Description

Reissue of Lara's 1985 album with 2 added bonus tracks; a great blend of boogie funk, roots reggae and lovers rock here. Pressed on a double 12'' and cut at 45rpm..Produced by Black Solidarity Records in 1985, this album is a masterpiece from the Studio One princess. Recorded at Tuff Gong and Music Mountain studios in Jamaica, the rhythm tracks are played by some of the best musicians from the island in the sun: Lincoln ‘Style’ Scott (Drum), Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt (Bass), Robbye Lyn (Piano & Synthetiser), Dean Frazer & Ronald ‘Nambo’ Robinson (Horns). This reissue was carefully remastered from Black Solidarity master tape, now presented as a double LP 45 rpm DJ friendly edition. The original Limonious artwork was reloaded and a bonus track was added to complete the set: ’In My Time’, an obscure slow synth groove, full of hope and melancholy.

Jennifer Lara was first taken to Studio One in 1969 by keyboardist Richard Ace, who was a session musician. She never left the Studio One family and became resident harmonist. She added backing vocals to the songs of some of the camp’s biggest names, including Delroy Wilson, Freddie McGregor, Dennis Brown and Sugar Minott. In 1974, Jennifer Lara recorded her debut album with Coxsone Dodd at Studio One in Brentford Road. The results of the sessions appeared on ‘Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara’, which was an instant success. Jennifer Lara was one of Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd’s protégés. One year after Coxsone passed, she died at the Kingston Public Hospital. She is survived by two children, daughter Ika and son Cheka. Jennifer Lara was a very likeable person, got on with everyone. She was involved in many benefit concerts to help to poor and the needy in Jamaica.