Don Covay

Don Covay

Real Name:
Donald James Randolph
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Don Covay (born March 24, 1938, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA - died January 30, 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 Rainbows. 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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Don Covay Discography

Albums

Don Covay See Saw (Album) Atlantic UK 1966 Sell This Version
Don Covay Super Dude I (Album) Mercury US 1973 Sell This Version
Don Covay Hot Blood (Album) Mercury US 1974 Sell This Version
Don Covay Travelin' In Heavy Traffic (Album) Philadelphia International Records Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
Don Covay Funky Yo-Yo (Album) Versatile 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
Don Covay The Popeye Waddle (Single) Cameo US 1960 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-251 Don Covay Wiggle Wobble(7", Promo) Cameo C-251 US 1963 Sell This Version
Don Covay Take This Hurt Off Me (Single) Rosemart Records France 1964 Sell This Version
P-910 Don Covay The Froog(7", Promo) Parkway P-910 US 1964 Sell This Version
Don Covay Daddy Loves Baby / The Boomerang (Single) Atlantic US 1965 Sell This Version
212090 Don Covay Please Don't Let Me Know(7", EP) Atlantic 212090 France 1965 Sell This Version
Don Covay Mercy Mercy / Sookie Sookie (Single) Atlantic UK 1966 Sell This Version
Don Covay Sookie Sookie / Watching The Late Late Show (Single) Atlantic UK 1966 Sell This Version
750.012 M, 750 012, 750012 Don Covay Sookie Sookie(7", EP) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 750.012 M, 750 012, 750012 France 1966 Sell This Version
Don Covay Shingaling '67 / I Was There (Single) Atlantic UK 1967 Sell This Version
S 33-1649 Don Covay Sookie Sookie(7", Single) Atlantic S 33-1649 Argentina 1969 Sell This Version
Don Covay Everything I Do Goin' Be Funky / Key To The Highway (Single) Atlantic US 1970 Sell This Version
Don Covay The Overtime Man (Single) Mercury US 1972 Sell This Version
Don Covay Memphis / Leave Him (Part 1) Mercury UK 1973 Sell This Version