Ed Cobb

Ed Cobb

Real Name:
Edward C. Cobb
Profile:
American musician, songwriter, award winning record producer and engineer, born 25 February 1938, died 19 September 1999 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA..Member of the pop group the Four Preps from 1956 to 1966. Most known for "Tainted Love" northern soul hit for Gloria Jones which has covered many times after Soft Cell's version early 1980's.
Cobb worked as either a music producer or a sound engineer for such artists as the Standells, the Lettermen, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, and Fleetwood Mac.
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Ed Cobb Discography

Vocals

11291 The Four Preps The Four Preps - The Four Preps On Campus Capitol Records 11291 US 1960 Sell This Version
ST 1566 The Four Preps The Four Preps - The Four Preps On Campus (Album) Capitol Records ST 1566 US 1961 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

45-CL 15149 The Piltdown Men The Piltdown Men - Brontosaurus Stomp (Single) Capitol Records 45-CL 15149 UK 1960 Sell This Version
4501 The Piltdown Men Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone The Piltdown Men - The Great Imposter / Goodnight Mrs. Flinstone Capitol Records 4501 US 1961 Sell This Version
1502 The Sound Breakers Marooned (as E. Cobb) and 1 more… The Sound Breakers - Lovers' Beach / Marooned (Single) Radiant Records (4) 1502 US 1961 Sell This Version
EAP 1-20117 The Piltdown Men McDonald's Cave (La Cueva De McDonald) (as Cobb) and 3 more… The Piltdown Men - Piltdown Rides Again(7", EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-20117 Spain 1961 Sell This Version
EAP 1-20215 The Piltdown Men Gargantua (as Cobb) and 2 more… The Piltdown Men - Gargantua(7", EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-20215 France 1961 Sell This Version
ST-1647, ST 1647 The Four Preps Lullaby (as Cobb) The Four Preps - Campus Encore(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-1647, ST 1647 US 1962 Sell This Version
DV 14073, 7N 25206 The Sons Of The Piltdown Men Mad Goose (as Cobb) The Sons Of The Piltdown Men - Be A Party(7", Single) Vogue Schallplatten, Vogue Schallplatten DV 14073, 7N 25206 Germany 1962 Sell This Version
T 1918 Various Brontosaurus Stomp Various - Shut Down (Comp) Capitol Records T 1918 US 1963 Sell This Version
3110 Ron Ellington* Ron Ellington* - The Ballad Of Billy Strong(7", Single) ERA Records 3110 US 1963 Sell This Version
CS 9081 Aretha Franklin Every Little Bit Hurts Aretha Franklin - Runnin' Out Of Fools (Album) Columbia CS 9081 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
5143 The Four Preps College Cannonball (as Cobb) The Four Preps - A Letter To The Beatles (Single) Capitol Records 5143 US 1964 Sell This Version
CHAMPION-14002 Sandy Wynns Sandy Wynns - Love Belongs To Everyone (Single) Champion Records CHAMPION-14002 US 1964 Sell This Version
C-14001 Sandy Wynns The Touch Of Venus Sandy Wynns - The Touch Of Venus / A Lover's Quarrel (Single) Champion Records C-14001 US 1964 Sell This Version
S 257 Brenda Holloway Every Little Bit Hurts Brenda Holloway - Every Little Bit Hurts (Album) Tamla S 257 US 1964 Sell This Version
T-54099 Brenda Holloway I'll Always Love You Brenda Holloway - I'll Always Love You / Sad Song Tamla T-54099 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
OSS-122 Brenda Holloway Every Little Bit Hurts Brenda Holloway - Every Little Bit Hurts / Land Of A Thousand Boys (Single) Stateside OSS-122 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
103 Sandy Wynns The Touch Of Venus Sandy Wynns - The Touch Of Venus / A Lover's Quarrel(7", Single) Doc 103 US 1964 Sell This Version
ESRF 1551 Jacqueline Boyer Chaque Jour, Chaque Nuit and 2 more… Jacqueline Boyer - Le Temps De La Vie / Tu N’es Plus Rien Pour Moi / C’est Comm’ Je Vous L’Dis / Chaque Jour, Chaque Nuit(7", EP) Columbia ESRF 1551 France 1964 Sell This Version
TL 5242, 687 343 TL The Spencer Davis Group Every Little Bit Hurts (as E. Cobb) The Spencer Davis Group - Their First LP (Album) Fontana, Fontana TL 5242, 687 343 TL UK 1965 Sell This Version
C-14003 Gloria Jones Gloria Jones - My Bad Boy's Comin' Home / Tainted Love (Single) Champion Records C-14003 US 1965 Sell This Version
PCS 3063 Cilla Black Every Little Bit Hurts (as Cobb) Cilla Black - Cilla (Album) Parlophone PCS 3063 UK 1965 Sell This Version
WS 1598 Petula Clark Every Little Bit Hurts Petula Clark - I Know A Place (Album) Warner Bros. Records WS 1598 US 1965 Sell This Version
72301 Gloria Jones Gloria Jones - Heartbeat (Single) Capitol Records 72301 US 1965 Sell This Version