Margie Cox (1995) Standing At The Altar 12″ Promo

Very Brief:
Margie Cox is better known to most music fans as Ta Mara. A Moroccan native that grew up in Minneapolis, she has been around the MPLS music scene most all her life. Her first major recording accomplishment was as a vocalist with Lipps, Inc. on their fourth and final album in 1983. Following that, she formed The Seen and played locally around Minneapolis until Jesse Johnson took notice of them, dubbed her Ta Mara and produced two albums for them in 1985 and 1988. They scored a major hit with “Everybody Dance” in 1985. Margie was credited in 1988 as co-writer of  “I Need You” with Jesse Johnson for Paula Abdul’s album ‘Forever Your Girl’. After The Seen ran its course, she joined Dr. Mambo’s Combo where she caught the attention of Prince. She went into the studio with Prince and together they recorded an album’s worth of songs under the moniker Flash or MC Flash. Alas, the album never received a proper release and remains part of Prince’s legendary vault. With one exception, “Whistlin’ Kenny” from those sessions, was included as a b-side on the promo 12″ of “Standing At The Altar”, a song from the ‘1-800 New Funk’ compilation of 1994. In 2003 she released her first solo album entitled ‘Margie’s Little Demo‘.

Margie Cox (1995) Standing At The Altar 12"The Source:
Label: NPG Records
Catalog#: BR 72531-1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1995

Margie Cox (1995) Standing At The Altar 12"The A Side:
Standing At The Altar 3:55

The B Side:
Whistlin’ Kenny 2:45

The Equipment:
Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable
Audio Technica AT440MLa Phono Cartridge
Yamaha RX-Z1 A/V Receiver
Sony PCM-R300 DAT Deck
Turtle Beach Catalina sound card
Mustek Scan Express A3 1200 Scanner
Spin Clean Record Washer MKII

The Software:
Cool Edit Pro
Microsoft Digital Image Suite 2006
Microsoft ICE

The Links:


Standing At The Altar FLAC

Standing At The Altar MP3

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Standing At The Altar

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2 Responses to “Margie Cox (1995) Standing At The Altar 12″ Promo”

  1. MPLS Mike says:

    Awesome!! thanks 😀

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