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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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    Shalamar - Big Fun

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    Big Fun is the third album by American R&B group Shalamar, released in 1979 on the SOLAR label. Big Fun was produced by Leon Sylvers III and is...

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    Absolute - For All Seasons

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    For All Seasons is the sole studio album by American dance-pop duo Absolute, released in 1990 and produced by Dennis Nelson (Lakeside, The Temptati...

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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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