Dorothy Love Coates

Real Name:
Dorothy McGriff
Profile:
b : January 30, 1928 in Birmingham (USA)
d : April 9, 2002 in Birmingham (USA)
Coates rose to stardom in the 1950s as a member of The Original Gospel Harmonettes. With her "raggedy" voice and preacher's fire she could outsing the most powerful hard gospel male singers of the era. She was also a notable composer, writing songs such as "You Can't Hurry God (He's Right On Time)", "99 and a Half Won't Do" and "That's Enough".married to Willie Love (member of the Fairfield Four).
She's singing with Original Gospel Harmonettes in 1951 until 1971.
In 1960, she married Carl Coates (singer of the Sensational Nightingales).
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Artist

Dorothy Love Coates Discography Tracks

Albums

Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* - The Handwriting On The Wall (Album) Okeh US 1967 Sell This Version
7071 Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* - The Separation Line(LP, Album) Nashboro 7071 US 1968 Sell This Version
7065 Dorothy Love Coates, The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates, The Gospel Harmonettes* - 'Till My Change Comes(LP, Mono) Nashboro 7065 US 1969 Sell This Version
7132 Nashboro The Gospel Harmonettes*, Dorothy Love Coates The Gospel Harmonettes*, Dorothy Love Coates - The Best Of Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes(LP, Album) Nashboro 7132 Nashboro US 1972 Sell This Version
NB 7118 Dorothy Love Coates A New Day Dawns(LP, Album) Nashboro Records NB 7118 US 1973 Sell This Version
7097 Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes* - Seeds of Truth(LP, Album) Nashboro 7097 US 1973 Sell This Version
SL14500 Dorothy Love Coates A City Built 4 Square(LP) Savoy Records SL14500 US 1978 Sell This Version
SL 14570 Dorothy Love Coates Standing On The Rock(LP, Album) Savoy Records, Inc. SL 14570 US 1980 Sell This Version
7243 Dorothy Love Coates A Better Way(LP) Nashboro 7243 US 1981 Sell This Version
AVI 50007 Dorothy Love Coates And The B. C. & M. Choir Dorothy Love Coates And The B. C. & M. Choir - Live(LP) AVI Records AVI 50007 US 1981 Sell This Version
CPCD 8115 The Original Gospel Harmonettes Featuring Dorothy Love Coates The Original Gospel Harmonettes Featuring Dorothy Love Coates - Love Lifted Me(CD, Album, RE) Charly Records CPCD 8115 UK 1996 Sell This Version
760619 Dorothy Love Coates, And Her Singers Dorothy Love Coates, And Her Singers - The Sound Of Gospel(LP, Album) Prestige Productions Records 760619 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

816 Dorothy Love Coates Get Away Jordan(7", Single) Specialty 816 US 1959 Sell This Version
Dorothy Love* And The Harmonettes* Dorothy Love* And The Harmonettes* - (I'm Holding On) I Won't Let Go / Heaven, I've Heard So Much About It Nashboro US 1969 Sell This Version
Dorothy Love* , And The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love* , And The Gospel Harmonettes* - Stop, Take A Little Time To Pray (Single) Nashboro US 1969 Sell This Version
904 Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes - Am I A Soldier / That's Enough(7") Specialty 904 US 1970 Sell This Version
897 Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes - Ninety-Nine And A Half / Lord, Don't Forget About Me(7") Specialty 897 US 1970 Sell This Version
968 Dorothy Love Coates And The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates And The Gospel Harmonettes* - They Won't Believe / To My Father's House(7") Nashboro 968 US 1970 Sell This Version
972 Dorothy Love Coates, The Gospel Harmonettes* Dorothy Love Coates, The Gospel Harmonettes* - I've Got To Make It / My Soul Needs Resting(7", Single) Nashboro 972 US 1970 Sell This Version
925 Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes - Why Not / Jesus Knows It All(7") Specialty 925 US 1971 Sell This Version
NB 996 Dorothy Love Coates Jesus My Friend(7", Single) Nashboro NB 996 US 1972 Sell This Version
988 Dorothy Love Coates, The Original Gospel Harmonettes Dorothy Love Coates, The Original Gospel Harmonettes - If You Don't Believe (That's Alright With Me) / Does Jesus Care(7", Single) Nashboro 988 US 1972 Sell This Version
R-136 Dorothy L. Coates* You've Been Good To Me(7") Richburg Records R-136 US Unknown Sell This Version
R 11475-127 Dorothy Love Coates Strange Man / Do The Best You Can(7", Single) Richburg Records R 11475-127 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes - The Best Of Dorothy Love Coates And The Original Gospel Harmonettes Vol. 1 (Comp) Specialty US 1970 Sell This Version

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