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Don Covay

Don Covay
Aliases
Don Covay and The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band
Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band
Pretty Boy
Real name
Donald James Randolph
Born
March 24, 1938
Died
January 31, 2015
Country
United States
IPI
00007005044 44 works
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
Rock n' roll, blues and soul singer, composer and songwriter
Related
Ronald Miller [US2]

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
December 1971 (5 artists)
July 1957 (2 artists)
September 1969 Philip Sayce
January 1965 The Toreros
January 1966 Bintangs
December 1971 Linda Bull & Black Joe Lewis
January 1965 Dick Brave & The Backbeats
January 1966 (2 artists)
April 1973 (2 artists)
October 1968 Peter Wolf
May 1974 (5 artists)
March 1968 (2 artists)
April 1973 Bobby Womack
August 1964 (39 artists)
May 1965 (2 artists)
July 1961 (4 artists)
September 1965 (26 artists)
October 1966 (2 artists)
January 1966 (16 artists)
April 1958 The Whistle Bait
November 1964 (3 artists)
January 1966 The J. Geils Band

Covers by Don Covay

Title Performer Release date Originally by
September 1969 Tampa Red
March 1970 Lee Dorsey
December 5, 1960 John Raitt
December 1971 Vanity Fare
December 5, 1960 Jeb Stuart
January 1965 Teresa Brambilla, Shirley and Lee, Lloyd Price and His Orchestra
March 1970 Charles Segar
April 1973 Chuck Berry
April 1973 Barrett Strong
October 1968 Paul Martin [US1]
1993 Major Lance
January 1965 The Impressions
January 1965 Solomon Burke

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
July 1972 Sampled by De La Soul

Songs written by Don Covay

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ain't Nothing a Young Girl Can Do Don Covay Don Covay and The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band December 1971 Covered by (5 artists)
Big Fat Saturday Night Don Covay, Luther Dixon, John Berry [US Doo-wop] Gene Vincent August 5, 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Bip Bop Bip Don Covay, Lee Perry, Anne Pedas Pretty Boy 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Blues Ain't Nothin' but a Good Woman on Your Mind Don Covay, Groundhog Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band March 5, 1969 Covered by Philip Sayce
Boo Hoo Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] Lloyd Price December 15, 1960 Covered by Les Chaussettes Noires
Chain of Fools Don Covay Aretha Franklin June 23, 1967 Covered by (97 artists)
Daddy Loves Baby Don Covay Don Covay & The Goodtimers October 5, 1964 Covered by The Toreros
Everything Gonna Be Everything Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Don Covay January 27, 1965 Covered by Bintangs
Hey Lover Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] Debbie Dovale September 1963 Covered by (4 artists)
If There's a Will There's a Way Don Covay Don Covay and The Jefferson Lemon Blues Band December 1971 Covered by Linda Bull & Black Joe Lewis
I'll Be Satisfied Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Don Covay & The Goodtimers October 4, 1964 Covered by Dick Brave & The Backbeats
I'm Coming Down with the Blues Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] Jeb Stuart December 1959 Covered by (8 artists)
I'm Hanging Up My Heart for You Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] Solomon Burke April 4, 1962 Covered by (6 artists)
I Stayed Away Too Long Don Covay Don Covay 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
I Stole Some Love Don Covay, Sid Wyche Don Covay and The Goodtimers September 1968 Covered by Peter Wolf
It's Better to Have (And Don't Need) Don Covay, Erskin Watts Don Covay 1974 Covered by (5 artists)
It's in the Wind Don Covay Don Covay & The Goodtimers August 24, 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
I Was Checkin' Out She Was Checkin' In Don Covay Don Covay 1973 Covered by Bobby Womack
Letter Full of Tears Don Covay Gladys Knight & The Pips November 1961 Covered by (9 artists)
Long Tall Shorty Don Covay, Herb Abramson Tommy Tucker [US2] April 1964 Covered by (14 artists)
Mercy, Mercy Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Don Covay & The Goodtimers May 18, 1964 Covered by (39 artists)
Mister Twister Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] The Rocking Boys 1962 Covered by (4 artists)
Party People Don Covay Solomon Burke September 6, 1967 Covered by The Lamont Cranston Band
Please Do Something Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Don Covay and The Goodtimers January 27, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Pony Time Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop] The Goodtimers January 1961 Covered by (22 artists)
See About Me Don Covay, Charles Partee Don Covay & The Goodtimers 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
Seesaw Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers June 30, 1965 Covered by (26 artists)
Somebody's Got to Love You Don Covay Don Covay & The Goodtimers August 10, 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Sookie Sookie Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers June 30, 1965 Covered by (16 artists)
Take This Hurt Off Me Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Don Covay October 1, 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
That Kind of Love Don Covay Wilson Pickett July 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
The Overtime Man Don Covay Don Covay 1972
The Usual Place Don Covay, Leroy Randolph Don Covay January 27, 1965 Covered by The J. Geils Band
Think About It Otis Redding, Don Covay Otis Redding June 15, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Three Time Loser Don Covay, Ronald Miller [US2] Wilson Pickett October 1966 Covered by (14 artists)
Tongue Tied Don Covay, John Berry [US Doo-wop], Mark Lewis Wanda Jackson October 30, 1960 Covered by (4 artists)
Tukka's Yoot Riddim Don Covay, Geoff Wilkinson, Mel Simpson, Steve Cropper, Tukka Yoot US3 1993
Watch Dog Don Covay Etta James 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Watch the One Who Brings You the News Don Covay The Sweet Inspirations May 24, 1968 Covered by Millie Jackson
You Got It Don Covay Etta James September 1968 Covered by Martha High & Speedometer
You're Good for Me Don Covay, Horace Ott Solomon Burke October 1963 Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs

Releases

Albums

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
40 Days - 40 Nights Don Covay and The Goodtimers May 1967 Atlantic
A Woman's Love Don Covay and The Goodtimers May 1965 Atlantic
Bip Bop Bip Pretty Boy July 1957 Atlantic
Daddy Loves Baby Don Covay March 1965 Atlantic
Don't Let Go Don Covay & The Goodtimers March 1968 Atlantic
Everything I Do Goin' Be Funky Don Covay March 1970 Atlantic
Hey There Don Covay December 5, 1960 BigTop Records
I Stole Some Love Don Covay and The Goodtimers October 1968 Atlantic
It's Better to Have (And Don't Need) Don Covay May 1974 Mercury
I Was Checkin' Out She Was Checkin' In Don Covay May 1973 Mercury
Mercy, Mercy Don Covay & The Goodtimers August 1964 Rosemart
Rockin' the Mule (Back in Kansas) Pretty Boy - Lee Simms Orch. April 1958 Big Records [US3]
See About Me Don Covay & The Goodtimers July 1961 Columbia [US]
Seesaw Don Covay & The Goodtimers September 1965 Atlantic
Somebody's Got to Love You Don Covay & The Goodtimers October 1966 Atlantic
Take This Hurt Off Me Don Covay November 1964 Rosemart
The Overtime Man Don Covay July 1972 Mercury
Watching the Late Late Show Don Covay & The Goodtimers February 1966 Atlantic
You Put Something on Me Don Covay & The Goodtimers June 1966 Atlantic
You're Good for Me Don Covay 1965 Landa

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