Alvertis Isbell

Real Name:
Alvertis Isbell
Profile:
American record executive, songwriter and producer, born 15 March 1940 in Brinkley, Arkansas.
He is better known as Al Bell for performance and technical credits but mainly as Alvertis Isbell for songwriting credits.
Working for Stax Records since 1965, he became sole owner of the label in 1972. During the 1980s he served a few years as president of Motown Records. He founded Bellmark Records in the early 1990s.
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Writing & Arrangement

S-338 Alvertis Isbell - Make Up Your Mind / No, No, No album art Eddie Floyd Eddie Floyd - Make Up Your Mind / No, No, No(7", Promo) Safice Records S-338 US 1965 Sell This Version
S-172 Alvertis Isbell - Stop! Look What You're Doing / Every Ounce Of Strength album art Carla Thomas Stop! Look What You're Doing Carla Thomas - Stop! Look What You're Doing / Every Ounce Of Strength (Single) Stax S-172 US 1965 Sell This Version
45-183 Alvertis Isbell - Comfort Me album art Carla Thomas Comfort Me (as Isbell) Carla Thomas - Comfort Me (Single) Stax 45-183 Jamaica 1965 Sell This Version
45-2299 Alvertis Isbell - Someone Is Watching / Dance, Dance, Dance album art Solomon Burke Someone Is Watching Solomon Burke - Someone Is Watching / Dance, Dance, Dance(7", Single) Atlantic 45-2299 US 1965 Sell This Version
S-337 Alvertis Isbell - Everybody Makes A Mistake Sometimes / That's Good Enough album art Roy Arlington Roy Arlington - Everybody Makes A Mistake Sometimes / That's Good Enough (Single) Safice Records S-337 US 1965 Sell This Version
S-181 Alvertis Isbell - Grab This Thing album art The Mar-Keys The Mar-Keys - Grab This Thing (Single) Stax S-181 US 1965 Sell This Version
AT.4066 Alvertis Isbell - You Don't Know Like I Know / Blame Me (Don't Blame My Heart) album art Sam And Dave* Blame Me (Don't Blame My Heart) (as Isbell) Sam And Dave* - You Don't Know Like I Know / Blame Me (Don't Blame My Heart) (Single) Stax AT.4066 UK 1965 Sell This Version
S 708, 708 Alvertis Isbell - Hold On, I'm Comin' album art Sam & Dave I Got Everything I Need (as Isbell) Sam & Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin' (Album) Stax, Stax S 708, 708 US 1966 Sell This Version
S-193 Alvertis Isbell - I Got To Love Somebody's Baby / Just The One I've Been Looking For album art Johnnie Taylor Just The One I've Been Looking For (as Isbell) Johnnie Taylor - I Got To Love Somebody's Baby / Just The One I've Been Looking For (Single) Stax S-193 US 1966 Sell This Version
707 Alvertis Isbell - The Great Memphis Sound album art The Mar-Keys Grab This Thing (as Isbell) The Mar-Keys - The Great Memphis Sound (Album) Stax, Stax, Stax 707 US 1966 Sell This Version
584011 Alvertis Isbell - Let Me Be Good To You / Another Night Without My Man album art Carla Thomas Another Night Without My Man (as Isbell) Carla Thomas - Let Me Be Good To You / Another Night Without My Man (Single) Stax 584011 UK 1966 Sell This Version
45 - 187 Alvertis Isbell - Things Get Better / Good Love, Bad Love album art Eddie Floyd Good Love, Bad Love (as Isbell) Eddie Floyd - Things Get Better / Good Love, Bad Love (Single) Stax 45 - 187 Venezuela 1966 Sell This Version
S712, S 712, 712 Alvertis Isbell - Double Dynamite album art Sam & Dave Just Can't Get Enough (as Isbell) Sam & Dave - Double Dynamite (Album) Stax, Stax, Stax S712, S 712, 712 US 1966 Sell This Version
587050, 587048 Alvertis Isbell - The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul - Complete & Unbelievable album art Otis Redding Sweet Lorene (as Isbell) Otis Redding - The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul - Complete & Unbelievable (Album) Volt 587050, 587048 UK 1966 Sell This Version
588011 Alvertis Isbell - The Soul Album album art Otis Redding Everybody Makes A Mistake (as Isbell) Otis Redding - The Soul Album (Album) Volt, Volt, Volt 588011 UK 1966 Sell This Version
S-189 Alvertis Isbell - Hold On! I'm A Comin' / I Got Everything I Need album art Sam & Dave I Got Everything I Need (as Isbell) Sam & Dave - Hold On! I'm A Comin' / I Got Everything I Need (Single) Stax S-189 US 1966 Sell This Version
45-135 Alvertis Isbell - Sugar Sugar / Come Closer To Me album art The Mad Lads Sugar Sugar (as Isbell) The Mad Lads - Sugar Sugar / Come Closer To Me (Single) Volt 45-135 US 1966 Sell This Version
584038 Alvertis Isbell - Sugar Sugar / Get Out Of My Life, Woman album art The Mad Lads Sugar Sugar (as Isbell) The Mad Lads - Sugar Sugar / Get Out Of My Life, Woman(7") Atlantic 584038 UK 1966 Sell This Version
NSPL 38029, NSPL-38029 Alvertis Isbell - Shake A Tail Feather album art Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band* Raise Your Hand (as Isabell) Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band* - Shake A Tail Feather(LP, Album) Pye Records, Pye Records NSPL 38029, NSPL-38029 New Zealand 1967 Sell This Version
228 003 Alvertis Isbell - A Tribute To A King album art William Bell Every Man Oughta Have A Woman (as Isbell) William Bell - A Tribute To A King (Album) ATCO Records 228 003 UK 1967 Sell This Version
HATS 421-10, HAT (S) 421-10 Alvertis Isbell - Hits & Soul 2 album art Various Levanta La Mano = Raise Your Hand (as Isbell) Various - Hits & Soul 2(LP, Comp) Atlantic, Hispavox HATS 421-10, HAT (S) 421-10 Spain 1967 Sell This Version
HAT 421-09 Alvertis Isbell - Lo Mejor De Otis Redding album art Otis Redding Sweet Lorene (as Isbell) Otis Redding - Lo Mejor De Otis Redding (Comp) Atlantic, Hispavox HAT 421-09 Spain 1967 Sell This Version
SMLP 008 Alvertis Isbell - That's Soul album art Various I Got Everything I Need (as Isbell) Various - That's Soul (Comp) Atlantic SMLP 008 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
S-208 Alvertis Isbell - Raise Your Hand / I've Just Been Feeling Bad album art Eddie Floyd Raise Your Hand (as Isbell) Eddie Floyd - Raise Your Hand / I've Just Been Feeling Bad (Single) Stax S-208 US 1967 Sell This Version
45-150 Alvertis Isbell - My Inspiration / Mr. Fix It album art The Mad Lads Mr. Fix It (as Isbell) The Mad Lads - My Inspiration / Mr. Fix It (Single) Volt 45-150 US 1967 Sell This Version