The Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers
Aliases
The Famous Isley Brothers
The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley
The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs
Country
United States
Members
Chris Jasper (1973-1984)
O'Kelly Isley (1954-1986)
Rudolph Isley (1954-1989)
Ronald Isley (1954-...)
Ernie Isley (1973-1984; 1991-..)
Marvin Isley (1973-1984; 1991-1997)
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1976 (4 artists)
August 28, 1967 (3 artists)
1983 (4 artists)
Sampled by (7 artists)
August 1969 Pacific Gas and Electric
1974 Willis Jackson
1983 Aaliyah
1985 Robert Brookins
1980 (5 artists)
1975 (3 artists)
Sampled by Cypress Hill
1977 (7 artists)
Sampled by Ice Cube
1975 (45 artists)
August 28, 1967 The Undertones
1978 (7 artists)
1976 (16 artists)
1976 Ronnie Laws
1973 (2 artists)
May 1966 (2 artists)
May 1959 (30 artists)
1979 (2 artists)
1969 (40 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
October 1969 Sandra Alexandra
Sampled by (2 artists)
1976 Ronnie Laws
July 1974 Marshall Crenshaw
June 1966 (3 artists)
1974 Willis Jackson
1974 The Doobie Brothers
1962 (13 artists)
1976 Ronnie Laws
December 1959 (8 artists)
September 1959 (56 artists)
1976 Ronnie Laws
1961 (3 artists)
August 28, 1967 (10 artists)
December 1958 Jimmie Lee Maslon & The Crazy Sounds
1977 (2 artists)
May 1966 (40 artists)
September 1962 Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
1977 Tony Strong & The Philly Soul
1976 Ronnie Laws
April 1964 (11 artists)
March 1968 The Inmates
June 1972 (15 artists)
July 1961 (3 artists)
1976 Ronnie Laws

Covers by The Isley Brothers

Title Performer Release date Originally by
May 1966 Marvin Gaye
July 28, 2017 Eddie Kendricks
June 1972 Carole King
1973 James Taylor
1971 James Taylor
July 28, 2017 Billie Holiday
July 28, 2017 The Impressions
October 9, 2007 Judy Garland
1974 Nazz
October 1959 Rev. F. W. McGee
July 28, 2017 Stevie Wonder
1996 Frantic Elevators
October 1959 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal refrain by Red McKenzie
September 22, 1998 Marvin Gaye
1985 Phil Collins
2001 Chicago
May 1966 The Supremes
July 28, 2017 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
October 9, 2007 Bing Crosby
1994 The Impressions
June 1972 Carole King
1971 Bob Dylan
February 1972 Eddie Holland
1963 Hank Ballard and The Midnighters
1962 Chubby Checker
July 28, 2017 Leon Thomas
July 28, 2017 Champ Butler
1973 The Doobie Brothers
August 28, 1967 The Temptations
1963 Little Richard and His Band
July 28, 2017 The Chambers Brothers
1971 Stephen Stills
1990 Jerry Butler
July 28, 2017 Marvin Gaye
1985 Patti LaBelle
February 1972 Marvin Gaye
1971 Stephen Stills
May 1966 Martha & The Vandellas
1971 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Hendrix
1963 James Brown with The Famous Flames
June 1972 Jackie De Shannon
May 1966 The Elgins
October 1959 Sonny Dae and His Knights
October 9, 2007 Eddie Cantor
October 9, 2007 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, (unknown)
1971 Eric Burdon and War
1963 (unknown), Lloyd Price with Don Costa Orchestra
1985 Bill Hughes
October 1959 Prince's Band
May 1966 The Supremes
1973 Seals and Crofts
Sampled by (2 artists)
1973 Jonathan Edwards
June 1972 Carole King
March 1968 Eddie Holland
June 1973 The Isley Brothers
Covered by (7 artists)
October 1959 Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
October 9, 2007 The King Cole Trio
1985 Norro Wilson, Joe Stampley
1962 Frank Sinatra
July 28, 2017 Swamp Dogg
1962 The Top Notes
July 28, 2017 Jackie deShannon
October 1959 (unknown)
August 28, 1967 Jackie Wilson
October 9, 2007 Bing Crosby & Martha Mears
October 9, 2007 Richard Himber & His Orchestra
October 1959 Lois Deppe & Russell Woodling's Jubilee Singers
October 1959 Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
1974 Sampled by Public Enemy
1983 Covered by (4 artists)
Sampled by (7 artists)
1975 Covered by (3 artists)
Sampled by Cypress Hill
1977 Covered by (7 artists)
Sampled by Ice Cube
1969 Covered by (40 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
October 1969 Covered by Sandra Alexandra
Sampled by (2 artists)
1973 Originally by Seals and Crofts
Sampled by (2 artists)
1973 Sampled by Mario

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
3+3 The Isley Brothers 1973 T-Neck
Between the Sheets The Isley Brothers 1983 T-Neck
Brother, Brother, Brother The Isley Brothers June 1972 T-Neck
Early Classics The Isley Brothers 1996 Spectrum Music
Eternal The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs 2001 Dreamworks Records
Givin' It Back The Isley Brothers 1971 T-Neck
Go All the Way The Isley Brothers 1980 T-Neck
Go for Your Guns The Isley Brothers 1977 T-Neck
Harvest for the World The Isley Brothers 1976 T-Neck
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley October 9, 2007 Def Soul Classics
It's Our Thing The Isley Brothers 1969 T-Neck
Live It Up The Isley Brothers 1974 T-Neck
Masterpiece The Isley Brothers 1985 Warner Bros.
Mission to Please The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley 1996 Island
Power of Peace The Isley Brothers - Santana July 28, 2017 Legacy
Shout! The Isley Brothers October 1959 RCA Victor
Shout and Twist with Rudolph Ronald & O'Kelly The Isley Brothers 1990 Ace [GB]
Showdown The Isley Brothers 1978 T-Neck
Soul on the Rocks The Isley Brothers August 28, 1967 Tamla
The Brothers: Isley The Isley Brothers October 1969 T-Neck
The Heat Is On The Isley Brothers 1975 T-Neck
The Isley Brothers The Isley Brothers February 1972 Starline [UK]
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) The Isley Brothers May 1966 Tamla
Twist and Shout The Isley Brothers 1962 Wand
Twisting and Shouting The Famous Isley Brothers 1963 United Artists Records
Winner Takes All The Isley Brothers 1979 T-Neck

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Between the Sheets The Isley Brothers April 1983 T-Neck
Black Berries The Isley Brothers August 1969 T-Neck
I Guess I'll Always Love You The Isley Brothers June 17, 1966 Tamla
Jeepers Creepers Isley Brothers with Ray Ellis and Orchestra 1961 Atlantic
Live It Up Part 1 The Isley Brothers July 1974 T-Neck
Love Is a Wonderful Thing The Isley Brothers June 1966 Veep
My Love The Isley Brothers December 1958 Gone Records
Respectable The Isley Brothers December 1959 RCA Victor
Shout The Isley Brothers September 1959 RCA Victor
Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) The Isley Brothers March 1968 Tamla
That Lady (Parts 1 & 2) The Isley Brothers June 1973 T-Neck
Turn To Me The Isley Brothers May 1959 RCA Victor
Twistin' with Linda The Isley Brothers September 1962 Wand
Who's That Lady The Isley Brothers April 1964 United Artists Records
Your Old Lady The Isley Brothers July 1961 Atlantic

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield various artists 1994 Warner Bros.
Ultimate Rarities Collection Number #1 - Motown Sings Motown Treasures various artists September 22, 1998 Motown

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers Sessions Urban Jazz Project 2008 Tribute Sounds
Portrait of the Isley Brothers - Harvest for the World Ronnie Laws March 24, 1998 Blue Note
Smooth Sax Tribute to the Isley Brothers Mark Arneson May 10, 2005 Tribute Sounds

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