Ta Mara And The Seen – Ta Mara & The Seen. Label: A&M Records – SP-6-5078. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. One of the top ten best funk albums of the '80s that NO ONE seems to know about. Reply Notify me Helpful.
They achieved Top 40 success with the single "Everybody Dance", which peaked at on Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1986. Other tracks include the single "Affecttion", "Summertime Love", and a ballad titled "Long Cold Nights"
Redirected from Everybody Dance (Ta Mara and the Seen song)). Ta Mara and the Seen is the 1985 debut album by Minneapolis, Minnesota group Ta Mara and the Seen, produced by the Time's guitarist Jesse Johnson. The album peaked at number 20 on the US R&B albums chart, while its lead single, "Everybody Dance", reached number three on the R&B singles chart.
When Ta Mara & the Seen's self-titled debut album came out in 1985, the Minneapolis funk-rock sound was huge. Countless artists who had no connection to Minneapolis were trying to cop that sound and emulate Prince or the Time, but as a rule, the best Minneapolis grooves came from the Minneapolis artists themselves. Produced by Jesse Johnson, this LP is among the stronger Minneapolis-style funk-rock efforts that came out in 1985. Lead vocalist Ta Mara, who isn't black but sounds like she could be, showed a lot of promise on this album. The LP is best known for the infectious funk.
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Ta Mara and the Seen is the 1985 debut album by Minneapolis, Minnesota group Ta Mara and the Seen, produced by the Time's guitarist Jesse Johnson. Ta Mara and the Seen. Studio album by. Ta Mara and the Seen chronology. Ta Mara and the Seen (1985). Blueberry Gossip (1988).
The first time Jesse went down this path, the result was Ta Mara & The Seen, one of the hidden gems of the era. Employing Margie Cox, a young and familiar face within the Minneapolis music scene (prior to this, she had replaced Cynthia Johnson in Lipps, Inc. before they closed their doors, and after this, she did go on to work with That Guy in some capacity), as the band’s frontwoman and namesake (she adopted the name Ta Mara ), Jesse Johnson dropped a set o. The rest of the album is non-stop Minneapolis fun: the sleek Affecttion is made sweeter by Ta Mara’s lead vocal, which can reach into place’s Jesse’s likely could not (unlike many who do it all, he had a very clear idea of his limitations at that given point in time). Summertime Love is absolutely grand, and should be on everyone’s playlist. The same could be said for Thinking About You and Got To Have You.
Tamara and the Seen were a Minneapolis based group who were produced by The Time’s former guitarist Jesse Johnson from ‘85 - '8. The song is covered by numerous artists over the years, including versions by Billy Paul, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Ta Mara & The Seen. In 1992, Arrested Development also interpolates the chorus of Everyday in their hit People Everyday. Everyday People is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.
|B1||Thinking About You||5:22|
|B2||Got To Have You||6:09|
|B3||Long Cold Nights||5:09|
|B4||Lonely Heart (Reprise)||1:00|
- Accompanied By [Assitional Musicians] – The Revue*
- Art Direction – Jesse Johnson, Richard Frankel
- Bass, Vocals – Keith Woodson
- Design – Melanie Nissen
- Drums, Vocals – Jamie Chez
- Engineer – Jesse*, Kevin Madeja
- Guitar, Vocals – Oliver Leiber
- Keyboards, Vocals – Gina Fellicetta
- Lead Vocals – Ta Mara
- Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
- Photography – Allen Beaulieu
- Producer – J. Johnson*
- Written-By – J. Schember* (tracks: B3), G. Hubbard Jr* (tracks: A2), J. Johnson* (tracks: A1 to B2, B4), M. Cardenas* (tracks: B3), M. Baker* (tracks: B3), S. Harris* (tracks: B3), Ta Mara (tracks: A1, A3, B1 to B2), T. Bradley* (tracks: A4, B4)
Notes"Dedicated to James Cox (1935-1975)"
"Made in West Germany"
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Other (Rights Society): GEMA
- Barcode: 0 82839 50781 3
- Other (Label Code): LC 0485
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