Ed Cobb

Real Name:
Edward C. Cobb
Profile:
American musician, songwriter, award-winning record producer and engineer, born 25 February 1938, died 19 September 1999 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Member of the pop group The Four Preps from 1956 to 1966. Most known for "Tainted Love", a northern soul hit for Gloria Jones, which has been covered many times after Soft Cell's early 1980s version.

Cobb worked as either a music producer or a sound engineer for such artists as The Standells, The Lettermen, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, and Fleetwood Mac.
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Vocals

T 1216 Ed Cobb - Dancing and Dreaming album art The Four Preps The Four Preps - Dancing and Dreaming(LP, Album) Capitol Records T 1216 US 1959 Sell This Version
PRO 1148, PRO 1149 Ed Cobb - Dancing and Dreaming album art The Four Preps The Four Preps - Dancing and Dreaming(7", EP, Promo) Capitol Records, Capitol Records PRO 1148, PRO 1149 US 1959 Sell This Version
The Four Preps The Four Preps - Early In The Morning Capitol Records Australia 1960 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - The Four Preps On Campus album art The Four Preps The Four Preps - The Four Preps On Campus (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Dance A Little Light album art Richie Furay Richie Furay - Dance A Little Light (Album) Asylum Records US 1978 Sell This Version
BGOCD1310 Ed Cobb - I've Got A Reason/Dance A Little Light/I Still Have Dreams album art Richie Furay, The Richie Furay Band This Magic Moment Richie Furay, The Richie Furay Band - I've Got A Reason/Dance A Little Light/I Still Have Dreams(2xCD, Comp, RM) BGO Records BGOCD1310 UK 2017 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Ed Cobb - Piltdown Rides Again album art The Piltdown Men The Piltdown Men - Piltdown Rides Again (Single) Capitol Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Brontosaurus Stomp album art The Piltdown Men The Piltdown Men - Brontosaurus Stomp (Single) Capitol Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Lovers' Beach / Marooned album art The Sound Breakers Marooned (as E. Cobb) and 1 more… The Sound Breakers - Lovers' Beach / Marooned (Single) Radiant Records (4) US 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Piltdown Rides Again album art The Piltdown Men Piltdown Rides Again (as Cobb) and 3 more… The Piltdown Men - Piltdown Rides Again (EP) Capitol Records Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Fossil Rock / Gargantua  album art The Piltdown Men The Piltdown Men - Fossil Rock / Gargantua (Single) Capitol Records Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone / The Great Imposter album art The Piltdown Men Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone The Piltdown Men - Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone / The Great Imposter (Single) Capitol Records Italy 1961 Sell This Version
EAP 1-20215 Ed Cobb - Gargantua album art The Piltdown Men Goodnight Mrs. Flinstone and 2 more… The Piltdown Men - Gargantua(7", EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-20215 France 1961 Sell This Version
F.4703 Ed Cobb - A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody album art The Piltdown Men Big Lizzard The Piltdown Men - A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody(7", Single) Capitol Records F.4703 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Be A Party album art The Sons Of The Piltdown Men Mad Goose (as Cobb) The Sons Of The Piltdown Men - Be A Party (Single) Vogue Schallplatten, Vogue Schallplatten Germany 1962 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Campus Encore album art The Four Preps Lullaby (as Cobb) The Four Preps - Campus Encore (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records UK 1962 Sell This Version
72111 Ed Cobb - Blacksmith Blues album art The Ski Stompers Frump The Ski Stompers - Blacksmith Blues(7", Single, Promo) Mercury 72111 US 1963 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Shut Down album art Various Brontosaurus Stomp Various - Shut Down (Comp) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1963 Sell This Version
3110 Ed Cobb - You Can Take Your Saturday Nights / The Ballad Of Billy Strong album art Ron Ellington* Ron Ellington* - You Can Take Your Saturday Nights / The Ballad Of Billy Strong(7", Promo) ERA Records 3110 US 1963 Sell This Version
DT 1918 Ed Cobb - Shut Down album art Various Brontosaurus Stomp Various - Shut Down(LP, Comp, Duo) Capitol Records DT 1918 US 1963 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - The Touch Of Venus / A Lover's Quarrel album art Sandy Wynns The Touch Of Venus Sandy Wynns - The Touch Of Venus / A Lover's Quarrel (Single) Champion Records US 1964 Sell This Version
MT-624 Ed Cobb - A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Volume 3 album art Various Every Little Bit Hurts Various - A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Volume 3(LP, Comp, Mono) Motown MT-624 US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - A Letter To The Beatles album art The Four Preps College Cannonball (as Cobb) The Four Preps - A Letter To The Beatles (Single) Capitol Records Netherlands 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - I'll Always Love You / Sad Song album art Brenda Holloway I'll Always Love You Brenda Holloway - I'll Always Love You / Sad Song (Single) Tamla US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Cobb - Every Little Bit Hurts / Land Of A Thousand Boys album art Brenda Holloway Every Little Bit Hurts Brenda Holloway - Every Little Bit Hurts / Land Of A Thousand Boys (Single) Tamla US 1964 Sell This Version