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The Skanner Staff
Published: 22 March 2011

Soul and disco legend Loleatta Holloway has died. The "Hit and Run" and "Love Sensation" singer died on March 21, 2011 after slipping into a coma. She was 64.

Holloway started her career in the late '60s with the gospel group the Caravans. Her first national hit came in 1971 with the Curtis Mayfield song, "Rainbow '71." From 1973 to 1980, she recorded six albums. Many of singles she released appeared in the top 10 of the Billboard Dance charts, including "Cry to Me," "Love Sensation," "Hit and Run," "Crash Goes Love" and more.

View a video of her spoken word performance in 1985 at The Skanner's YouTube Channel

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