Henry Cosby

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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Henry Cosby Discography Tracks

Vocals

WIS CD 602 John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2(CD, Comp, RM) Editions Atlas WIS CD 602 France 1995 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

TMG 506 Earl Van Dyke And The Soul Brothers* All For You (as Hank Cosby) and 1 more… Earl Van Dyke And The Soul Brothers* - All For You(7", Promo, Single) Tamla Motown TMG 506 UK 1965 Sell This Version
Little Stevie Wonder* Fingertips Little Stevie Wonder* - Recorded Live The 12 Year Old Genius (Album) Tamla Motown UK 1963 Sell This Version
John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - The Ultimate Collection: 1948-1990 (Comp) Rhino Records (2) US 1991 Sell This Version
John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Burnin' (Album) Vee Jay Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Various Various - Hitsville USA • The Motown Singles Collection Volume One 1959-1971 (Comp) Motown US 1992 Sell This Version
John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - This Is Hip (Comp) Charly R&B Australia 1992 Sell This Version
WIS CD 602 John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Jazz & Blues Collection Vol. 2(CD, Comp, RM) Editions Atlas WIS CD 602 France 1995 Sell This Version
314 530 611-2 Amos Milburn Bewildered (Previously Unreleased) (as Hank Cosby) and 9 more… Amos Milburn - The Motown Sessions 1962-1964(CD, Comp, RM) Motown 314 530 611-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
Four Tops Four Tops - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown US 1997 Sell This Version
Diana Ross + The Supremes Diana Ross + The Supremes - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown US 1997 Sell This Version
Smokey Robinson + The Miracles Smokey Robinson + The Miracles - The Ultimate Collection (Comp, Album) Motown Canada 1998 Sell This Version
012 153 365-2 Four Tops Four Tops - Lost And Found: Breaking Through (1963-1964)(CD, Album, RM) Motown 012 153 365-2 UK 1999 Sell This Version
314 556 225-2 Four Tops Four Tops - Fourever(4xCD, Comp, RM) Hip-O Records 314 556 225-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Selection (Comp) Promo Sound AG 2002 Sell This Version
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - The Marvin Gaye Collection (Comp) Motown US 2003 Sell This Version
B0003631-02 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
B0005352-02 Various Bobbie (as Hank Cosby) 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
B0006127-02 John Lee Hooker Boom Boom (as Hank Crosby) John Lee Hooker - The Definitive Collection(CD, Comp) Hip-O Records, Universal Music B0006127-02 US 2006 Sell This Version
B0006775-02 Various Your Cheating Ways [Second Version] (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
B0005946-02 Various Candy To Me (as Hank Cosby) and 3 more… Various - The Complete Motown Singles | Vol. 4: 1964(7", Single, RP + 6xCD, Comp, Ltd, RM) Hip-O Select B0005946-02 US 2006 Sell This Version
378 659-7 Claude François Claude François - C'est La Même Chanson(CD, Album, RE, Enh) Mercury 378 659-7 France 2014 Sell This Version
263481 John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - "Burnin'" Plus "Plays And Sings The Blues"(CD, Comp, RM) Hoodoo Records 263481 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - The Big Soul Of (Album) Soul Jam Records Europe 2016 Sell This Version
Gladys Knight & The Pips* Gladys Knight & The Pips* - The Ultimate Collection (Comp) Motown Europe Unknown Sell This Version