Peylia Parham

Real Name:
Umpeylia Marsema Balinton
Profile:
Blues - Rhythm 'n' blues singer - songwriter
She was born on October 16, 1935, to an African American mother and Filipino father. Married to Alvin Parham, until the early 60's. After their divorce, she moved to Chicago where she started writing songs for rhythm 'n' blues artists and recording her own, often collaborating in songwriting with Shena DeMell.
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Writing & Arrangement

45-824 Peylia Parham - Nickel And A Dime / Flippin And A Floppin album art Pee Wee Kingsly* Featuring Sugar Pie De Santo* / Pee Wee Kingsly* Pee Wee Kingsly* Featuring Sugar Pie De Santo* / Pee Wee Kingsly* - Nickel And A Dime / Flippin And A Floppin(7", Single) Music City 45-824 US 1958 Sell This Version
VL-103 Peylia Parham - I Want To Know / Baby It Ain't Right album art Sugarpie Desanto*, Pee Wee Kingsley Band, Pee Wee Kingsley Baby It Ain't Right (as Parham) Sugarpie Desanto*, Pee Wee Kingsley Band, Pee Wee Kingsley - I Want To Know / Baby It Ain't Right(7", Styrene) Veltone Records VL-103 US 1960 Sell This Version
VL-108 Peylia Parham - Going Back Where I Belong / Wish You Were Mine album art Sugar Pie DeSanto Going Back Where I Belong (as Sugarpie Parham) Sugar Pie DeSanto - Going Back Where I Belong / Wish You Were Mine (Single) Veltone Records VL-108 US 1960 Sell This Version
LP 2979 Peylia Parham - Sugar Pie album art Sugar Pie DeSanto I Don't Feel Sorry and 3 more… Sugar Pie DeSanto - Sugar Pie (Album) Checker LP 2979 US 1961 Sell This Version
971 Peylia Parham - Can't Let You Go / It Won't Be Long album art Sugar Pie Desanto Can't Let You Go Sugar Pie Desanto - Can't Let You Go / It Won't Be Long (Single) Checker 971 US 1961 Sell This Version
1124 Peylia Parham - I'm Never Gonna Live It Down album art Knight Brothers I'm Never Gonna Live It Down (as Parnham) Knight Brothers - I'm Never Gonna Live It Down(7", Single, Promo) Checker 1124 US 1965 Sell This Version
1118 Peylia Parham - Without My Sweet Baby / Help Me Help You album art Little Milton Without My Sweet Baby (as Parham) Little Milton - Without My Sweet Baby / Help Me Help You (Single) Checker 1118 US 1965 Sell This Version
5517 Peylia Parham - I'm A Man / Keep On Hoping album art The Carltons Keep On Hoping (as Parham) and 1 more… The Carltons - I'm A Man / Keep On Hoping (Single) Argo (6) 5517 US 1965 Sell This Version
CRS 8025 Peylia Parham - Do I Make Myself Clear / Somewhere Down The Line album art Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto - Do I Make Myself Clear / Somewhere Down The Line (Single) Argo (6) CRS 8025 UK 1965 Sell This Version
1137 Peylia Parham - I Surrender / I Can't Rest  album art Fontella Bass I Surrender (as Parham) Fontella Bass - I Surrender / I Can't Rest (Single) Checker 1137 US 1966 Sell This Version
55349 Peylia Parham - Do The Whoopie / Get To Steppin' album art Sugarpie Di Santo* Get To Steppin' (as Peylia B. Parham) Sugarpie Di Santo* - Do The Whoopie / Get To Steppin' Brunswick 55349 US 1967 Sell This Version
Q 72505 Peylia Parham - The One Who Really Loves You / That Lovin' Touch album art Sugarpie De Santo* That Lovin' Touch (as P. Parham) Sugarpie De Santo* - The One Who Really Loves You / That Lovin' Touch Brunswick Q 72505 Italy 1968 Sell This Version
CH 8404 Peylia Parham - His Greatest Sides album art Little Milton Without My Sweet Baby (as Parham) Little Milton - His Greatest Sides (Comp) Chess CH 8404 US 1984 Sell This Version
CH-9275 Peylia Parham - Down In The Basement - The Chess Years album art Sugar Pie DeSanto* Can't Let You Go and 1 more… Sugar Pie DeSanto* - Down In The Basement - The Chess Years (Comp) Chess CH-9275 US 1988 Sell This Version
RTS 33003 Peylia Parham - Etta James Vol. 1: Tell Mama album art Etta James Do I Make Myself Clear (as Parham) Etta James - Etta James Vol. 1: Tell Mama(CD, Comp, RM) Roots (6) RTS 33003 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
none Peylia Parham - Black Music (Soul & Rhythm'N Blues) album art Various Do I Make Myself Clear? (as Parham) Various - Black Music (Soul & Rhythm'N Blues) (Comp) Movieplay (3) none Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
CDRB 3 Peylia Parham - Something's Got A Hold album art Etta James Etta James - Something's Got A Hold(CD, Comp) Charly Records CDRB 3 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CDKEND 143 Peylia Parham - Deep Soul Treasures (Taken From The Vaults...) (Volume 1) album art Dave Godin I'm Never Gonna Live It Down Dave Godin - Deep Soul Treasures (Taken From The Vaults...) (Volume 1) (Comp) Kent Soul CDKEND 143 UK 1997 Sell This Version
982 7041, 982 7042, 982 7043, 982 7044 Peylia Parham - The Very Best Of Etta James - The Chess Singles album art Etta James Do I Make Myself Clear Etta James - The Very Best Of Etta James - The Chess Singles Spectrum Music (2), Spectrum Music (2), Spectrum Music (2), Spectrum Music (2) 982 7041, 982 7042, 982 7043, 982 7044 UK 2005 Sell This Version
SPEC2039 Peylia Parham - 20 Original Mod Classics album art Various Do I Make Myself Clear (as Parham) Various - 20 Original Mod Classics(CD, Comp) Spectrum Music (2), Universal UMC SPEC2039 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
BL 9850 Peylia Parham - Split Second  album art Anni Piper & Nicole Hart Can't Let You Go (as P. Parham) Anni Piper & Nicole Hart - Split Second (CD, Album) Blues Leaf BL 9850 US 2013 Sell This Version
HRV108 Peylia Parham - Going Back Where I Belong album art Nichola Richards Going Back Where I Belong (as Parham) Nichola Richards - Going Back Where I Belong (Single) Horus Records (2) HRV108 UK 2017 Sell This Version
KM-CD 24 Peylia Parham - I'm A Woman (Underestimation Is A Bad Mistake) album art Various Going Back Where I Belong (as Sugarpie Parham) Various - I'm A Woman (Underestimation Is A Bad Mistake)(CD, Comp) Koko Mojo Records KM-CD 24 Germany 2019 Sell This Version
KM-CD 30 Peylia Parham - Popcorn Blues Party Vol.3 album art Various Going Back Where I Belong (as Parham) Various - Popcorn Blues Party Vol.3(CD, Comp) Koko Mojo Records KM-CD 30 Europe 2020 Sell This Version
427013 Peylia Parham - Little Milton - Chicago Golden Years 13 album art Little Milton Without My Sweet Baby (as P. Parham) Little Milton - Little Milton - Chicago Golden Years 13(2xLP, Album, Comp, RE) Chess 427013 France Unknown Sell This Version