Karin Jones

Under The Influence Of Love

Release: 22-04-2023 | Label: Tidal Waves Music / N.E.W.S.

1 x LP Limited 180g Vinyl Edition (500 copies) with obi strip

Karin Jones (born and raised in Philadelphia) took her first musical stepssinging in church. She wasgifted with an extremely talented ear, and an accomplished pianist, percussionist and drummer, mostlydeveloped without formal training. In her pre-teens Karin and her two older sisters formed a soulgroupcalledThe Jonesettes that was managed by their father. They released a single titled “Once I HadLove / Stop, Look & listen” on Cougar Records in 1971 and participated on the gospel classic“AfterWhile”by “Rev. Arvetra Jones And The Jonesettes” released on HSE Records in 1975.In 1976 a friend of Stevie Wonder told her that Marvin Gaye was lookingfor backing singers for hisnew record and subsequent tour. Karin auditioned for Marvin and was instantly hired. They recordedthe“Got To Give It Up”EP and she hit the road for Marvin Gaye’s London Palladium tour (laterreleased as a double live album on Motown in 1977).Soon after Karin Jones started doing session work for the renowned label Jobete RecordswhereTeddy Pendergrass got really impressed with her unique musical style. Shesigned with him formanagement in 1979, but with Teddy’s own frantic schedule, the arrangement dissolved a year later


01 Under the Influence of Love
02 You Know Me, I Know You
03 Here I Go Again
04 So Right
05 Last Night In My Dreams
06 Ready, Ready Love
07 If You’re In a Hurry
08 Ooh! Baby, Don’t


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