1980 Loleatta Holloway – Love Sensation

Love Sensation is the sixth and final studio album recorded by American singer Loleatta Holloway, released in 1980 on the Gold Mind label.

The album features the title track, which peaked at #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart. The second single release, a cover of Otis Redding’s “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long”, failed to chart. The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2013 by Big Break Records.


1  Love Sensation (Dan Hartman) 06:05
2  Long Hard Climb To Love (Michael Berardi; Richard Berardi) 04:36
3  Short End Of The Stick (Bobby Womack; Cecil Womack) 03:27
4  I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (Jerry Butler; Otis Redding) 04:45
5  Two Became A Crowd (Gary Knight; Gene Allan) 05:24
6  Dance What ‘Cha Wanna (Bobby Womack; Cecil Womack) 05:12
7  My Way (Bobby Womack; Noel Resnick) 05:27
8  I’ll Be Standing There (Norman Harris; Ron Tyson) 04:51



BassAnthony Willis
BassDan Hartman
BassGordon Edwards
BassJimmy Williams
DrumsSteve Gadd
DrumsBrian Brake
DrumsKeith Benson
DrumsRoger Hawkins
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarBobby Womack
GuitarNorman Harris
GuitarPhil Houghton
GuitarTJ Tindall
KeyboardsRichard Tee
KeyboardsCarlton Kent
KeyboardsDan Hartman
KeyboardsEugene Curry
KeyboardsPatrick Moten
CongasDavid Cruse
CongasLarry Washington
CongasRon Tyson
TimbalesJim Maelen
PercussionDan Hartman
Background VocalsBarbara Ingram
Background VocalsBlanche Napoleon
Background VocalsBobby Womack
Background VocalsCarla Benson
Background VocalsDan Hartman
Background VocalsEvette Benton
Background VocalsMadeline Strickland
Background VocalsPatrick Moten
Background VocalsThe Waters
VocalsLoleatta Holloway


Muscle Shoals Horns

Liner Notes

Producer – Dan Hartman (Track 1)
Producer – Norman Harris (Tracks 2, 5, 8)
Producer – Bobby Womack, Patrick Moten (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Producer – Floyd Smith (Track 4)
Producer – Ron Tyson (Track 8)
Producer (Executive) – Joe Cayre, Ken Cayre, Stan Cayre
Arranged By – Norman Harris (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 8)
Arranged By – Bobby Womack, Patrick Moten (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Tom Washington (Track 4)
Engineer (Mixing) – Arthur Stoppe, Bob Blank
Engineer (Recording) – Bob Blank, Carl Paruolo, Dan Hartman, Steve Melton
Mixed By – Tom Moulton (Track 1)

Art Direction – Stan Hochstadt
Artwork – Richard Bernstein
Design – Lori Lambert
Graphics – Lloyd Gelassen
Photography By – Bob Kiss

Record Company Salsoul Records
Recorded At Sigma Sound Studios
Recorded At The Schoolhouse
Recorded At Blank Tape Studios
Recorded At Muscle Shoals Sound Studios
Recorded At Universal Recording Studio
Mixed At Sigma Sound Studios
Mixed At Blank Tape Studios
Mastered At Sterling Sound
Manufactured By Salsoul Record Corp.
Phonographic Copyright (p) Gold Mind Records
Copyright (c) Gold Mind Records
Distributed By Salsoul Records