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Make It Last Forever

 
Inner Life was a studio group under the control of Greg Carmichael, with occasional input from Patrick Adams and Stan Lucas.  The main vocalist was Jocelyn Brown, who had a long standing working relationship with all three writers/producers.  The group first hit paydirt with "I'm Caught Up In A One Night Affair" in 1978.  The song was so popular as an acetate that the bidding for the release rights reportedly shot into five figures, unheard of at the time for a single track.  Nonetheless, it was an indication of the anticipation that audiences would have for product coming from such a distinctive assembly of talent.  After "Caught Up" ran its course, the act was shelved until 1981.  At that time, a truly monumental cover of the Motown ditty "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" was recorded and it assaulted clubs upon its release.  Brown's performance was particularly moving and it remains a highlight of everyone involved.  "Moment of My Life" was another club classic from their final album.  Be sure to check out their LPs, because they always contained quality songs beyond the singles.

Inner Life's Deepest Grooves

I'm Caught Up (Prelude, 1978)
The picks from here are "I Want To Give You Me" and "You Don't Have Dancing On Your Mind." 

Inner Life (Salsoul, 1981)
"Let's Go Another Round," "Make It Last Forever," "Pay Girl" and "Live It Up" make this one of the all-time great disco albums.  Top notch writing and production,  plus mixes from Larry Levan, John Morales and Tee Scott.

Inner Life II (Salsoul, 1982)
How could you live without "Moment Of My Life"?

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