Hall has provided backing vocals, often alongside her brother Raymond, on numerous recording sessions in Jamaica. The family involvement in the music business also includes her sister Audrey Hall, who has been recording since the late 60s, peaking with her crossover chart success in the 80s with Donovan Germain. In 1976, Pam recorded in her own right for her performance on a duet with Tinga Stewart, â€˜You Should Never Do Thatâ€™. In 1986 her quest for recognition as a soloist came to fruition with the release of â€˜Dear Boopsieâ€™, which topped the reggae chart and crossed over into the mainstream, spending four weeks at the lower end of the UK Top 50. She followed the hit with â€˜How Glad I Amâ€™, produced by Danny Browne at Music Mountain, but in spite of suitable promotion she was unable to emulate her earlier success. The singles were both coupled with productions by Errol Wilson who has remained with the singer throughout her career as her manager and producer. Her debut album, Perfidia, took its title from the Phylis Dillon classic. While pursuing her aspirations towards a career as a soloist she continued to provide back-up vocals for many of Jamaicaâ€™s top performers, including Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Dennis Brown, Jimmy Cliff and Gussie Clarke. Following a period of anonymity she re-emerged in 1994 with the release of â€˜Missing You Babyâ€™. She followed the hit with her interpretation of â€˜I Will Always Love Youâ€™, inspired by the phenomenal success of Whitney Houstonâ€™s version of the Dolly Parton composition. Hallâ€™s version, recorded for Joe Frasier, topped the reggae chart and was followed by the equally successful â€˜Young Hearts Run Freeâ€™. Although a competent DJ in her own right in 1995, she also performed in combination with General Degree for â€˜Lonely Daysâ€™, which provided the basis and title for the Nardo Ranks hit several months later. Her interpretation of Michael Jacksonâ€™s â€˜You Are Not Aloneâ€™ provided Hall with a massive solo hit, topping the reggae charts in the early summer of 1996. She continues to perform on stage, having supported the I-Threes in Judy Mowattâ€™s absence, as well as with Toots Hibbert and Ziggy Marley. It was through the latterâ€™s involvement in the Fugeesâ€™ version of â€˜No Woman No Cryâ€™ that she was asked to provide backing vocals on the Ziggy Marley remix. In 1996 she joined the growing number of popular reggae artists in Japan, where she released Magic, which included her Jamaican hits alongside a version of Toni Braxtonâ€™s â€˜Unbreak My Heartâ€™. The album was heavily promoted in early 1997 when the premier US reggae distributor released her second compilation with the label.Portions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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