Henry Cosby

Real Name:
Henry R. Cosby
Profile:
Songwriter - record producer

Born on 12.05.1928 in Detroit, Michigan
Died on 22.01.2002 in Detroit, Michigan
Worked mainly for Motown
Although he worked with many of the label's artists, from The Supremes to The Temptations, he is best known for helming many of Stevie Wonder's early hits, including "My Cherie Amour", "I Was Made to Love Her", and "Uptight (Everything's Alright)".
He also co-wrote "Tears of a Clown", a #1 hit for The Miracles.
Cosby was also a prominent member of Motown's The Funk Brothers studio band, playing many of the familiar saxophone hooks on the label's hits.
In 2006, Cosby was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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Vocals

WIS CD 602 Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2 — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2 (Comp) Editions Atlas WIS CD 602 France 1995 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

VJLP 1043 Burnin' — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Burnin' (Album) Vee Jay Records VJLP 1043 US 1962 Sell This Version
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WSJ 207 Boss:Bossa Nova — Henry Cosby George Bohanon Quartet George Bohanon Quartet - Boss:Bossa Nova (Album) Workshop Jazz, Workshop Jazz WSJ 207 US 1963 Sell This Version
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TMG 506 All For You — Henry Cosby Earl Van Dyke And The Soul Brothers (17) Too Many Fish In The Sea (as Hank Cosby) and 1 more… Earl Van Dyke And The Soul Brothers (17) - All For You(7", Single, Promo) Tamla Motown TMG 506 UK 1965 Sell This Version
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TC-STMR 9003 The 12 Year Old Genius - Recorded Live — Henry Cosby Little Stevie Wonder* Fingertips Little Stevie Wonder* - The 12 Year Old Genius - Recorded Live (Album) Tamla Motown TC-STMR 9003 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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R4 70572 The Ultimate Collection: 1948-1990 — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - The Ultimate Collection: 1948-1990 (Comp) Rhino Records (2) R4 70572 US 1991 Sell This Version
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30100BM7 This Is Hip — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - This Is Hip (Comp) Charly R&B 30100BM7 Spain 1992 Sell This Version
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374636312-2 Hitsville USA • The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971 — Henry Cosby Various Various - Hitsville USA • The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971 (Comp) Motown, Motown 374636312-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
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CD RED BOX 6 The Vee-Jay Years 1955-1964 — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Years 1955-1964(Box, Comp + 6xCD, RM) Charly R&B CD RED BOX 6 UK & Europe 1992 Sell This Version
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449315-2 Boogie Chillun (Golden Blues) — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillun (Golden Blues) (Comp) Pilz 449315-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
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WIS CD 602 Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2 — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2 (Comp) Editions Atlas WIS CD 602 France 1995 Sell This Version
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530 611-2 The Motown Sessions 1962-1964 — Henry Cosby Amos Milburn I'm Gonna Tell My Mama (as Hank Cosby) and 9 more… Amos Milburn - The Motown Sessions 1962-1964 (Comp) Motown 530 611-2 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
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530 826-2 The Ultimate Collection — Henry Cosby Gladys Knight & The Pips* Gladys Knight & The Pips* - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown 530 826-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
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314530825-2 The Ultimate Collection — Henry Cosby Four Tops Four Tops - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown 314530825-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
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314530827-4 The Ultimate Collection — Henry Cosby Diana Ross + The Supremes Diana Ross + The Supremes - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown 314530827-4 US 1997 Sell This Version
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314 530 857-2 The Ultimate Collection — Henry Cosby Smokey Robinson + The Miracles Smokey Robinson + The Miracles - The Ultimate Collection (Comp, Album) Motown 314 530 857-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
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012 153 365-2 Lost And Found: Breaking Through (1963-1964) — Henry Cosby Four Tops Four Tops - Lost And Found: Breaking Through (1963-1964) (Album) Motown 012 153 365-2 UK 1999 Sell This Version
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314 556 225-2 Fourever — Henry Cosby Four Tops Four Tops - Fourever(4xCD, Comp, RM) Hip-O Records 314 556 225-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
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CD 4519/2 Selection — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Selection (Comp) Promo Sound AG CD 4519/2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
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B0001109-19 The Marvin Gaye Collection — Henry Cosby Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - The Marvin Gaye Collection (Comp) Motown B0001109-19 US 2003 Sell This Version
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B0003631-02 The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 1: 1959-1961 — Henry Cosby Various Same Thing (as Hank Cosby) Various - The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 1: 1959-1961(7", Single, RP + 6xCD, Comp, Ltd, RM) Hip-O Select B0003631-02 US 2005 Sell This Version
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B0005352-02 The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 3: 1963 — Henry Cosby Various Come On Home and 2 more… Various - The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 3: 1963(7", Single, RP + 5xCD, Comp, Ltd, RM) Hip-O Select B0005352-02 US 2005 Sell This Version
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B000612702 The Definitive Collection — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker Boom Boom (as Hank Crosby) John Lee Hooker - The Definitive Collection (Comp) Hip-O Records, UMe B000612702 Canada 2006 Sell This Version
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B0006775-02 The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 5: 1965 — Henry Cosby Various No Time For Tears (as Hank Cosby) and 4 more… Various - The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 5: 1965(7", Single, RP + 6xCD, Comp, Ltd, RM) Hip-O Select B0006775-02 US 2006 Sell This Version
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826663-10198 Hooker — Henry Cosby John Lee Hooker She's Mine (as Hank Cosby) and 2 more… John Lee Hooker - Hooker(4xCD, Comp + Box) Shout! Factory 826663-10198 US 2006 Sell This Version