Don Covay

Don Covay

Real Name:
Donald James Randolph
American R'n'R, blues, soul singer-songwriter and composer (Orangeburg, South Carolina, March 24, 1938 - ✝ Franklin Square, NY, January 30, 2015). Grew up performing with the gospel quartet composed by the members of his family. Then founded the group doo-wop of Rainbows. Author and performer of legendary songs R&B, he has been an important figure in the soul music explosion of the 1960s. His first big hit was Pony Time by Chubby Checker (1961).
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Don Covay Discography


587062 Don Covay See Saw (Album) Atlantic 587062 UK 1966 Sell This Version
SRM-1-653 Don Covay Super Dude I (Album) Mercury SRM-1-653 US 1973 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1020 Don Covay Hot Blood (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1020 US 1974 Sell This Version
144170 Don Covay Travelin' In Heavy Traffic (Album) Philadelphia International Records 144170 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
NED 1123 Don Covay Funky Yo-Yo (Album) Versatile NED 1123 US 1977 Sell This Version
Top 137 Don Covay Sweet Thang(LP) Topline Records Top 137 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CBD 29116 Don Covay & Friends - Adlib(CD, Album) Cannonball Records (2) CBD 29116 US 2000 Sell This Version
K-429 Don Covay, Brook Benton Don Covay, Brook Benton - Don Covay & Brook Benton(LP) Grand Prix Series K-429 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FI-313-P, FI-313-X Don Covay (Of The Rainbows)* / The Rainbows (3) Don Covay (Of The Rainbows)* / The Rainbows (3) - Ooh My Soul / If You See Mary Lee(7", Single) Firefly (3), Firefly (3) FI-313-P, FI-313-X US 1958 Sell This Version
45-3033 Don Covay Beauty And The Beast(7", Single) Big Top 45-3033 US 1960 Sell This Version
45-3060 Don Covay I'm Coming Down With The Blues / Hey There(7", Single, Promo) Big Top 45-3060 US 1960 Sell This Version
C-239 Don Covay The Popeye Waddle (Single) Columbia C-239 US 1962 Sell This Version
C-251 Don Covay Wiggle Wobble(7", Promo) Cameo C-251 US 1963 Sell This Version
45-802 Don Covay Take This Hurt Off Me (Single) Rosemart Records 45-802 US 1964 Sell This Version
P-910 Don Covay The Froog(7", Promo) Parkway P-910 US 1964 Sell This Version
112086 Don Covay Please Don't Let Me Know(7", Single) Atlantic 112086 France 1964 Sell This Version
45-2280 Don Covay Daddy Loves Baby / The Boomerang (Single) Atlantic 45-2280 US 1965 Sell This Version
212090 Don Covay Please Don't Let Me Know(7", EP) Atlantic 212090 France 1965 Sell This Version
584094 Don Covay Mercy Mercy / Sookie Sookie (Single) Atlantic 584094 UK 1966 Sell This Version
750.012 M Don Covay Sookie Sookie(7", EP) Atlantic 750.012 M France 1966 Sell This Version
584082 Don Covay Shingaling '67 / I Was There (Single) Atlantic 584082 UK 1967 Sell This Version
S 33-1649 Don Covay Sookie Sookie(7", Single) Atlantic S 33-1649 Argentina 1969 Sell This Version
45-2725 Don Covay Everything I Do Goin' Be Funky / Key To The Highway (Single) Atlantic 45-2725 US 1970 Sell This Version
73311 Don Covay The Overtime Man (Single) Mercury 73311 US 1972 Sell This Version
6052 258 Don Covay Memphis / Leave Him (Part 1) Mercury 6052 258 UK 1973 Sell This Version