Alvertis Isbell

Real Name:
Alvertis Isbell
Profile:
American record executive, songwriter and producer, born 15 March 1940 in Brinkley, Arkansas, USA.
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. Founded Bellmark Records in the early 1990s.
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Writing & Arrangement

Alvertis Isbell - Comfort Me album art Carla Thomas Comfort Me (as Isbell) Carla Thomas - Comfort Me (Single) Stax US 1965 Sell This Version
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 US 1965 Sell This Version
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 UK 1965 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Grab This Thing album art The Mar-Keys The Mar-Keys - Grab This Thing (Single) Stax US 1965 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - That's Good Enough / Everybody Makes A Mistake Sometimes album art Roy Arlington Roy Arlington - That's Good Enough / Everybody Makes A Mistake Sometimes (Single) Safice Records US 1965 Sell This Version
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
Alvertis Isbell - Let Me Be Good To You / Another Night Without My Man album art Carla Thomas Another Night Without My Man Carla Thomas - Let Me Be Good To You / Another Night Without My Man (Single) Stax UK 1966 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Come Closer To Me / Sugar Sugar album art The Mad Lads The Mad Lads - Come Closer To Me / Sugar Sugar (Single) Volt US 1966 Sell This Version
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 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Hold On! I'm A Comin' album art Sam And Dave* I Got Everything I Need (as Isbell) Sam And Dave* - Hold On! I'm A Comin' (Single) Atlantic UK 1966 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - The Soul Album album art Otis Redding Everybody Makes A Mistake (as Isbell) Otis Redding - The Soul Album (Album) Volt, Volt, Volt UK 1966 Sell This Version
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 Venezuela 1966 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Double Dynamite album art Sam & Dave Just Can't Get Enough (as Isbell) Sam & Dave - Double Dynamite (Album) Stax, Stax, Stax US 1966 Sell This Version
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 US 1966 Sell This Version
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 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
Alvertis Isbell - On Stage Live album art Booker T & The MG's, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, The Mar-Keys, Eddie Floyd, Otis Redding Grab This Thing (as Isbell) Booker T & The MG's, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, The Mar-Keys, Eddie Floyd, Otis Redding - On Stage Live (Comp) Atco Records Italy 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - You Can't Run Away From Your Heart / It Takes A Lotta Good Love album art Judy Clay It Takes A Lotta Good Love Judy Clay - You Can't Run Away From Your Heart / It Takes A Lotta Good Love (Single) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - I'll Always Have Faith In You album art Carla Thomas I'll Always Have Faith In You (as Isbell) Carla Thomas - I'll Always Have Faith In You (Single) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Tramp album art Otis Redding & Carla Thomas Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis (as Isbell) Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - Tramp (Single) Stax UK 1967 Sell This Version
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 UK 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Soul Men album art Sam & Dave Just Keep Holding On Sam & Dave - Soul Men (Album) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
HATS 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 HATS 421-10 Spain 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Knock On Wood album art Eddie Floyd Raise Your Hand (as Isbell) Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood (Single) Stax, Stax France 1967 Sell This Version
Alvertis Isbell - Wanted One Soul Singer album art Johnnie Taylor Just The One I've Been Lookin' For (as Isbell) Johnnie Taylor - Wanted One Soul Singer (Album) Stax, Stax US 1967 Sell This Version