Don Covay

Real Name:
Donald James Randolph
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Don Covay (born March 24, 1938, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA - died January 31, 2015, Franklin Square, New York, USA) was an American R&B, rock and roll, blues and soul singer and songwriter. He initially sang in his family's gospel quartet and then founded the doo-wop group The Rainbows (3). He was an important figure in the soul music explosion of the 1960's as a writer and performer. His first big hit was Pony Time by Chubby Checker (1961) and he also wrote the Aretha Franklin hits See-Saw (co-written with Steve Cropper) and Chain Of Fools.
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Albums

8120 Don Covay - See Saw album art Don Covay See Saw (Album) Atlantic 8120 US 1966 Sell This Version
SRM-1-653 Don Covay - Super Dude I album art Don Covay Super Dude I (Album) Mercury SRM-1-653 US 1973 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1020 Don Covay - Hot Blood album art Don Covay Hot Blood (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1020 US 1974 Sell This Version
144170 Don Covay - Travelin' In Heavy Traffic album art Don Covay Travelin' In Heavy Traffic (Album) Philadelphia International Records 144170 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
NED 1123 Don Covay - Funky Yo-Yo album art Don Covay Funky Yo-Yo (Album) Versatile NED 1123 US 1977 Sell This Version
Top 137 Don Covay - Sweet Thang album art Don Covay Sweet Thang(LP, Album, RE) Topline Records Top 137 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CBD 29116 Don Covay - & Friends - Adlib album art Don Covay & Friends - Adlib(CD, Album) Cannonball Records (2) CBD 29116 US 2000 Sell This Version
K-429 Don Covay - Don Covay & Brook Benton album art Don Covay, Brook Benton Don Covay, Brook Benton - Don Covay & Brook Benton Grand Prix Series K-429 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

709 Don Covay - Believe It Or Not album art Don Covay Believe It Or Not (Single) Sue Records Inc. 709 US 1958 Sell This Version
45-3033 Don Covay - Beauty And The Beast album art Don Covay Beauty And The Beast (Single) Bigtop 45-3033 US 1960 Sell This Version
C-239 Don Covay - The Popeye Waddle album art Don Covay The Popeye Waddle (Single) Cameo C-239 US 1960 Sell This Version
45-3060 Don Covay - I'm Coming Down With The Blues / Hey There album art Don Covay I'm Coming Down With The Blues / Hey There (Single) Bigtop 45-3060 US 1960 Sell This Version
P-894 Don Covay - Ain't That Silly / Turn It On album art Don Covay Ain't That Silly / Turn It On Parkway P-894 US 1963 Sell This Version
C-251 Don Covay - Wiggle Wobble album art Don Covay Wiggle Wobble (Single) Cameo C-251 US 1963 Sell This Version
P-910 Don Covay - The Froog / One Little Boy Had Money album art Don Covay The Froog / One Little Boy Had Money Parkway P-910 US 1964 Sell This Version
45-802 Don Covay - Take This Hurt Off Me album art Don Covay Take This Hurt Off Me (Single) Rosemart Records 45-802 US 1964 Sell This Version
AK-1146 Don Covay - See Saw / I Never Get Enough Of Your Love album art Don Covay See Saw / I Never Get Enough Of Your Love (Single) Atlantic AK-1146 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
45-2280 Don Covay - Daddy Loves Baby / The Boomerang album art Don Covay Daddy Loves Baby / The Boomerang (Single) Atlantic 45-2280 US 1965 Sell This Version
704 Don Covay - You're Good For Me / Truth Of The Light album art Don Covay You're Good For Me / Truth Of The Light(7", Single, Promo) Landa Records 704 US 1965 Sell This Version
212090 Don Covay - Please Don't Let Me Know album art Don Covay Please Don't Let Me Know(7", EP) Atlantic 212090 France 1965 Sell This Version
AT.4078 Don Covay - Sookie Sookie / Watching The Late Late Show   album art Don Covay Sookie Sookie / Watching The Late Late Show (Single) Atlantic AT.4078 UK 1966 Sell This Version
750.012 M, 750 012, 750012 Don Covay - Sookie Sookie album art Don Covay Sookie Sookie (EP) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 750.012 M, 750 012, 750012 France 1966 Sell This Version
584094 Don Covay - Mercy Mercy / Sookie Sookie album art Don Covay Mercy Mercy / Sookie Sookie (Single) Atlantic 584094 UK 1966 Sell This Version
584082 Don Covay - I Was There / Shingaling '67 album art Don Covay I Was There / Shingaling '67 (Single) Atlantic 584082 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
650 141, 650141 Don Covay - Sookie, Sookie / See-Saw album art Don Covay Sookie, Sookie / See-Saw(7") Atlantic, Atlantic 650 141, 650141 France 1969 Sell This Version