Phillis Dillon

One Life To Live

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Record Label
Real Gone

About this item

As the only album ever released by the leading female singer of the entire rocksteady movement, One Life to Live is a crucial document of the era and genre; that it also happens to be a fantastic record is just gravy!

Dillon spent her entire career recording for Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle imprint; though One Life to Live was released in 1972, it is something of a compilation, including material recorded through 1968 to 1972. And as such, it features a bunch of her solo hits, including “Long Time No Nice Time,” “We Belong Together,” and the title tune. But to American ears, her interpretations of such rock warhorses as George Harrison’s “Something” and Stephen Stills’ “Love the One You’re With” may stand out the most; in her light, rocksteady style laced with rock and pop, she truly makes these songs her own.

TRACK LISTING

One Life To Live, One Love To Give 
Love The One You’re With 
Long Time No Nice Time
Something
Can’t Forget About You Baby
Picture On The Wall
Woman Gettho
Close To You
Eddie Oh Baby
We Belong Together
The Love That A Woman Should Give A Man
You Are Like Heaven To Me

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