Donald Randolph

Donald Randolph

Real Name:
Donald James Randolph
Donald Randolph (born March 24, 1938, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA - died January 30, 2015, Franklin Square, New York, USA) perhaps better known as Don Covay, was an American R&B, rock and roll, blues and soul singer and songwriter. He initially sang in his family's gospel quartet and then founded the doo-wop group Rainbows. He was an important figure in the soul music explosion of the 1960's as a writer and performer. His first big hit was Pony Time by Chubby Checker (1961) and he also wrote the Aretha Franklin hits See-Saw (co-written with Steve Cropper) and Chain Of Fools.


Donald Randolph Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

UA-263 The Clovers Burning Fire (as J. Randolph) The Clovers - Burning Fire / Yes It's You(7", Single) United Artists Records UA-263 US 1960 Sell This Version
GP 3240 The Alan Bown Set The Boomerang (as Randolph) The Alan Bown Set - The Boomerang(7") Pye Records GP 3240 Greece 1967 Sell This Version