William Weatherspoon

Real Name:
William Henry Weatherspoon
Profile:
American Soul singer, songwriter and producer.
Best known for his work as songwriter at Motown in the 1960s,
often in collaboration with James Dean (3).
Brother of the actor John Witherspoon (2).

Born: February 11, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan
Died: July 17, 2005 in Lathrup Village, Michigan
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Instruments & Performance

SIVL-934156 Contact — William Weatherspoon Freda Payne Freda Payne - Contact (Album) Invictus SIVL-934156 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

BL 54042 He's So Fine — William Weatherspoon Jackie Wilson As Long As I Live (as W. Weatherspoon) and 1 more… Jackie Wilson - He's So Fine (Album) Brunswick BL 54042 US 1958 Sell This Version
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94 133 EPC To Be Loved — William Weatherspoon Jackie Wilson As Long As I Live (as Weatherspoon) and 1 more… Jackie Wilson - To Be Loved (EP) Coral 94 133 EPC Germany 1958 Sell This Version
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B-503 Love In Your Life / Geni In The Jug — William Weatherspoon The Tornados (6) Geni In The Jug and 1 more… The Tornados (6) - Love In Your Life / Geni In The Jug(7") Bumble Bee Record Inc. B-503 US 1959 Sell This Version
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5-9488 It's Over / Hello Again — William Weatherspoon Erma Franklin It's Over (as W. Weatherspoon) Erma Franklin - It's Over / Hello Again(7", Promo) Epic 5-9488 US 1962 Sell This Version
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546 Mind Over Matter (I'm Gonna Make You Mine) / Beside You — William Weatherspoon Nolan Strong Beside You (as Wm. Weatherspoon) Nolan Strong - Mind Over Matter (I'm Gonna Make You Mine) / Beside You Fortune Records (2) 546 US 1962 Sell This Version
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7 EGS 235, 7-EGS 235 Sol Och Vår — William Weatherspoon Inger Berggren Du Svek Mej! Inger Berggren - Sol Och Vår(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7 EGS 235, 7-EGS 235 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
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CT-3476 The Monkey Whip / Around The World — William Weatherspoon The Pacesetters (3) The Pacesetters (3) - The Monkey Whip / Around The World(7", Single) Correc-Tone Recording, Inc. CT-3476 US 1963 Sell This Version
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RT-100 Gino Is A Coward / Puppet On A String — William Weatherspoon Gino Washington Gino Is A Coward (as W. Weatherspoon) Gino Washington - Gino Is A Coward / Puppet On A String (Single) SonBert RT-100 US 1964 Sell This Version
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B-1, B-2 Recipe Of Love / Candy Store Man — William Weatherspoon Sue Perrin Recipe Of Love (as W. Weatherspoon) Sue Perrin - Recipe Of Love / Candy Store Man (Single) Golden World, Golden World B-1, B-2 US 1964 Sell This Version
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G-7036 Wild One — William Weatherspoon Martha & The Vandellas* Dancing Slow (as Weatherspoon) Martha & The Vandellas* - Wild One (Single) Gordy G-7036 US 1964 Sell This Version
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SB-3475 It's Been A Long Time / Your Touch — William Weatherspoon Yvonne Vernee Yvonne Vernee - It's Been A Long Time / Your Touch (Single) SonBert SB-3475 US 1965 Sell This Version
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1053 It's Love — William Weatherspoon Theresa Lindsey Good Idea (as W. Weatherspoon) Theresa Lindsey - It's Love(7", Single) Correc-Tone Recording, Inc. 1053 US 1965 Sell This Version
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GLP-915, 915 Dance Party — William Weatherspoon Martha & The Vandellas* Dancing Slow (as Weatherspoon) Martha & The Vandellas* - Dance Party (Album) Gordy GLP-915, 915 US 1965 Sell This Version
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S-35020 Keep On Lovin' Me / Fight Fire With Fire — William Weatherspoon Frances Nero Fight Fire With Fire (as W. Weatherspoon) and 1 more… Frances Nero - Keep On Lovin' Me / Fight Fire With Fire (Single) Soul S-35020 US 1966 Sell This Version
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IMLP 006, 006 The Art Of Chris Farlowe — William Weatherspoon Chris Farlowe What Became Of The Broken Hearted (as Wetherspoon) Chris Farlowe - The Art Of Chris Farlowe (Album) Immediate, Immediate IMLP 006, 006 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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GS920, GLPS 920, 920 Watchout! — William Weatherspoon Martha & The Vandellas* Tell Me I'll Never Be Alone (as Wm. Weatherspoon) Martha & The Vandellas* - Watchout! (Album) Gordy, Gordy, Gordy GS920, GLPS 920, 920 US 1966 Sell This Version
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S-35022 What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted — William Weatherspoon Jimmy Ruffin Baby I've Got It (as Wm. Weatherspoon) Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted (Single) Soul S-35022 US 1966 Sell This Version
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SD 1479 Harlem Lullaby — William Weatherspoon Junior Mance What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted Junior Mance - Harlem Lullaby(LP, Album, Gat) Atlantic SD 1479 US 1967 Sell This Version
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661, MS 661 A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Volume: 7 — William Weatherspoon Various What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted (as Wm. Weatherspoon) Various - A Collection Of 16 Original Big Hits Volume: 7(LP, Comp) Motown, Motown 661, MS 661 US 1967 Sell This Version
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GO 25.560, F-7059 It's So Hard Being A Loser — William Weatherspoon The Contours It's So Hard Being A Loser (as W. Weatherspoon) The Contours - It's So Hard Being A Loser(7", Single) Tamla Motown, Gordy GO 25.560, F-7059 Netherlands 1967 Sell This Version
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STM 1001, S TM 1001 Ⓢ British Motown Chartbusters — William Weatherspoon Various What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted (as Weatherspoon) Various - British Motown Chartbusters (Comp, Album) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown STM 1001, S TM 1001 Ⓢ Germany 1967 Sell This Version
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T 274, 274 The Marvelettes — William Weatherspoon The Marvelettes I Need Someone (as W. Weatherspoon) The Marvelettes - The Marvelettes (Album) Tamla, Tamla, Tamla T 274, 274 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
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PTM S-598, MTM S-3108 The Tamla - Motown Sound! — William Weatherspoon Various What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted (as D. Weatherspoon) Various - The Tamla - Motown Sound! (Comp) Tamla Motown, Tamla Motown PTM S-598, MTM S-3108 Netherlands 1967 Sell This Version
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G-60920 Watchout! — William Weatherspoon Martha & The Vandellas* Tell Me I'll Never Be Alone (as Wm. Weatherspoon) Martha & The Vandellas* - Watchout!(7", Jukebox) Gordy G-60920 US 1967 Sell This Version