Ed Townsend

Nom Civil:
Edward Benjamin Townsend
Profil:
Born: 16th April 1929, Fayetteville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Died: 13th August 2003, San Bernardino, California, U.S.A.
Graduated from Arkansas state college and taught briefly before joining the Marine Corps and serving two years in Korea. Toured the Far East with bandleader Horace Heidt and moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1950s.
Singer/songwriter renowned for his 1958 hit "For Your Love" and a string of hits which he also wrote. Also co-wrote and and co-produced the 1973 hit "Let's Get It On" (along with three other songs on Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On album). Worked with Gaye again on 1978's Here, My Dear.
Endured a life long battle with alcoholism and in 2001 he set up his own charity, EBT New Life Inc, and the associated 12 Step Records to assist others in recovery from addiction.
His son David Townsend (1955-2005) was a member of soul trio Surface.
Father of David Rogers (10), Mike Townsend, David Townsend.
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Albums

Ed Townsend - Glad To Be Here illustration d'album Ed Townsend Glad To Be Here (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1959 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - New In Town illustration d'album Ed Townsend New In Town (Album) Capitol Records US 1959 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Now illustration d'album Ed Townsend Now (Album) Curtom US 1975 Vendre cette version

Singles & EPs

Ed Townsend - When I Grow Too Old To Dream illustration d'album Ed Townsend When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Single) Capitol Records UK 1958 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - What Shall I Do?  illustration d'album Ed Townsend What Shall I Do? (Single) Capitol Records US 1958 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - For Your Love / Over And Over Again illustration d'album Ed Townsend For Your Love / Over And Over Again (Single) Capitol Records US 1958 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Getting By Without You / Richer Than I illustration d'album Ed Townsend Getting By Without You / Richer Than I (Single) Capitol Records US 1958 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Be My Love / With No One To Love illustration d'album Ed Townsend Be My Love / With No One To Love Capitol Records US 1959 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Lover Come Back To Me / Don't Ever Leave Me illustration d'album Ed Townsend Lover Come Back To Me / Don't Ever Leave Me (Single) Capitol Records US 1959 Vendre cette version
F 4240 Ed Townsend Hold On / This Little Love Of Mine(7") Capitol Records F 4240 US 1959 Vendre cette version
45 QCL 114 Ed Townsend - In The Still Of The Night / Mam'selle illustration d'album Ed Townsend In The Still Of The Night / Mam'selle(7") Capitol Records 45 QCL 114 Italy 1959 Vendre cette version
T-1140 Ed Townsend - New In Town / Lover, Come Back To Me / I Am / Mam'selle illustration d'album Ed Townsend New In Town / Lover, Come Back To Me / I Am / Mam'selle(7", Single, Promo) Capitol Records T-1140 US 1959 Vendre cette version
PRO-1146 Ed Townsend - Selections From The Album Glad To Be Here illustration d'album Ed Townsend Selections From The Album Glad To Be Here(7", EP, Promo) Capitol Records PRO-1146 US 1959 Vendre cette version
45 QCL 113 Ed Townsend - I Am / Symphony illustration d'album Ed Townsend I Am / Symphony(7") Capitol Records 45 QCL 113 Italy 1959 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Stay With Me (A Little While Longer) / I Love Everything About You illustration d'album Ed Townsend With The Townsmen Ed Townsend With The Townsmen - Stay With Me (A Little While Longer) / I Love Everything About You (Single) Warner Bros. Records UK 1960 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Dream World / Cherrigale illustration d'album Ed Townsend Dream World / Cherrigale (Single) Warner Bros. Records US 1961 Vendre cette version
9118 Ed Townsend - Ed Townsend's Boogie Woogie (Part I) / Ed Townsend's Boogie Woogie (Part II) illustration d'album The Ed Townsend Orch.* Ed Townsend's Boogie Woogie (Part I) / Ed Townsend's Boogie Woogie (Part II)(7", Promo) Challenge 9118 US 1961 Vendre cette version
9129 Ed Townsend - And Then Came Love / Little Bitty Dave illustration d'album Ed Townsend And Then Came Love / Little Bitty Dave(7", Single) Challenge 9129 US 1961 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Tell Her / Down Home illustration d'album Ed Townsend Tell Her / Down Home (Single) Liberty US 1962 Vendre cette version
9144 Ed Townsend - You Walked In /  I Love To Hear That Beat  illustration d'album Ed Townsend You Walked In / I Love To Hear That Beat (7", Promo, Styrene) Challenge 9144 US 1962 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - There's No End  illustration d'album Ed Townsend There's No End (Single) Liberty US 1963 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - I Love You / I Might Like It illustration d'album Ed Townsend I Love You / I Might Like It (Single) Maxx Records US 1964 Vendre cette version
502 Ed Townsend - Crying illustration d'album Ed Townsend Crying(7") KT Records, Inc. 502 US 1964 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - I Want To Be With You / Don't Lead Me On illustration d'album Ed Townsend I Want To Be With You / Don't Lead Me On (Single) Tru-Glo-Town US 1966 Vendre cette version
Ed Townsend - Who Would Deny Me illustration d'album Ed Townsend Who Would Deny Me (Single) MGM Records US 1967 Vendre cette version