Loleatta Holloway, the disco singer heard on Mark "Marky Mark" Wahlberg's "Good Vibrations," has died after battling a brief illness, her manager announced. She was 64.
"Another Legendary Angel ... Rest in Peace, Sweet Loleatta," Ron Robinson, her manager, tweeted after she died Monday.
Born in Chicago, Holloway began as a gospel singer. In 1976, she was signed to the label Gold Mind. The first song she released from the album Loleatta, "Worn-Out Broken Heart," reached No. 25 on R&B charts. Her hit disco song "Love Sensation" from 1980 reached No. 1 on the dance chart. The song has since been sampled numerous times, including in the 1991 hit from Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, "Good Vibrations."
Watch her sing in the "Good Vibrations" video: