Gloria Jones ' solo debut (which followed several years she spent as a house songwriter for Motown Records) finds her working in a richly textured, explicitly soul-derived vein while at the same time making generous use of disco's emerging conventions: the lush strings on her epic "Share My Love" and the fulsomely lovely ballad "Try Love," not to mention the police-drama funk rhythms of "So Tired (Of the 8/
Aug 21, · Before Motown's release of Share My Love in , Gloria Jones was primarily known as the co-composer of soul classics such as My Mistake by Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye and If I Were Your Woman by Gladys Knight & The Pips, along with her northern soul classic Tainted Love. Her one solo album for Motown - while not a major seller in its time - proved to be a deep soul favorite here, /5(2).
Jones left Motown at the end of , following the release of her album Share My Love. After Motown [ edit ] Jones first met Marc Bolan of T. Rex in while performing in Hair (Los Angeles cast). While touring in Europe, Bolan and Jones met for the second time at the Speakeasy in London.
Jun 12, · Share My Love, an Album by Gloria Jones. Released in on Motown (catalog no. MV1; Vinyl LP). Genres: Soul, Northern Soul. Featured peformers: Gloria Jones (vocals), Jai Winding (keyboards), John Horton (engineer)/5(1).