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SOLAR (acronym for Sound of Los AngelesRecords was an American record label founded in 1977 by Dick Griffey. SOLAR began in 1975 as Soul Train Records, founded by Dick Griffey and Soul Train creator Don Cornelius. The first act they signed was an R&B vocal quartet they named The Soul Train Gang (Gerald Brown, Terry Brown, Judy Jones, Patricia Williamson, and later Denise Smith). Griffey formed a collective called Shalamar, using a host of session singers to record “Uptown Festival,” a disco-length medley of early Motown hits. 

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    Carrie Lucas - Still in Love

    Solar Records

    A fine blend of sweet and simple ballads and softly textured dance grooves, Lucas' fifth set is her strongest collection. The oft-sampled, hard-to-...

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    Carrie Lucas - Street Corner Symphony

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    A Los Angeles vocalist, Carrie Lucas' light, feathery voice made several Solar singles in the '80s. Lucas was the girlfriend of Solar head Dick Gri...

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    Carrie Lucas - Portrait of Carrie

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    Perhaps her most characteristically varied outing, Carrie Lucas' fourth album ranges in tone from the jovial light funk of "Career Girl" to the ser...

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    Carrie Lucas - Horsin' Around

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    A Los Angeles vocalist, Carrie Lucas' light, feathery voice made several Solar singles in the '80s. Lucas was the girlfriend of Solar head Dick Gri...

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    Carrie Lucas - Simply Carrie

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    Simply Carrie is the debut album by Carrie Lucas. The album features two of her early hits "Gotta Get Away From Your Love" and "I Gotta Keep Dancin...

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    Carrie Lucas - In Danceland

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    Though this effort is undesirably brief -- only six cuts long, it is a highlight of Lucas' output. Opening with the mid-tempo groover "Danceland" f...

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