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Oliver Wang

Maybe this is all part of some performance-art piece we’ve been unwittingly sucked into. But either way, it seems to be working.
Gloria Ann Taylor was a singer from Toledo, Ohio, when a record producer discovered her and took her to Los Angeles. They eventually married, and through much of the 1970s, created a series of unusual soul and proto disco songs that have become collectors’ items. Now some of them are available to everyone on a new CD reissue called Love is a Hurtin’ Thing. Oliver Wang has a review.