Al Kooper

Al Kooper
Real name
Alan Peter Kuperschmidt
February 5, 1944
United States
00016561891 18 works
00016561989 6 works
Member of
Blood, Sweat & Tears
The Blues Project Organ, piano, vocals
The Sensational Guitars of Dan & Dale


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
i July 1968 Stevie Ray Vaughan with Albert Collins
September 1969 Peppino Di Capri e i New Rockers
May 1971 Hiroshi Yamashita
June 16, 1970 (4 artists)
1994 (2 artists)
December 1972 Lyn Christopher

Covers by Al Kooper

Title Performer Release date Originally by
i 1994 Al Hibbler
August 1970 George Hamilton IV and The Country Gentlemen
December 1972 Fention Robinson
August 1970 Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers
December 1972 Annette Peacock
December 1968 Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys
October 2008 Jevetta Steele
October 2008 Roy Orbison with Bob Moore's Orch. & Chorus
June 1966 Blind Willie Johnson
Covered by (7 artists)
i 1994 Betty Wright
December 1968 Traffic
May 1971 Elton John
August 1970 James Taylor
1969 Traffic
i 1994 Elvis Presley
September 1969 Stevie Wonder
1969 Albert King
i January 1970 Booker T. & The M.G.'s
July 20, 2004 The Beatles
2005 The Temptations [US1]
i 2005 Booker T. and The MG's
i 1969 Booker T. and The MG's
i 2001 The Beatles
December 1968 Jerry Butler
i 1994 Bill Doggett
2001 Ray Charles and His Orchestra
1994 Blood, Sweat & Tears
2001 Ann Peebles
1975 Bob Dylan
1976 William Bell
August 1970 Southern Tones, Ray Charles and His Band
October 2008 Otis Redding
1994 Blood, Sweat & Tears
October 2008 Bob Dylan
July 1968 Bob Dylan
1994 McKinney's Cotton Pickers with Vocal Refrain by George Thomas
October 2008 Joe Sentieri, Ben E. King
1982 Billy Boy
1969 Ray Charles
i 1994 Chuck Berry
2005 Lil Armstrong and Her Swing Orchestra
1994 Gene Pitney
January 1970 Little Buster
i 1994 Robert Palmer
1982 Leo Sayer
1994 Lynyrd Skynyrd
2001 XTC
July 1968 Gene Chandler
1969 Ray Charles and His Band
1996 The Iveys
May 1971 Fred Hughes
September 1969 Harry Nilsson
1969 Sonny Boy Williamson [US2]
December 1968 Nilsson
2002 Gene Pitney
January 1970 Mercy Dee
April 8, 2003 Sonny Boy Williamson [US2]
1976 Percy Sledge
i September 1966 Mimi & Richard Fariña
1976 Roger McGuinn
1972 Jimmy Cliff
May 1995 Harry Nilsson
December 1972 Bob Gibson
July 1968 Donovan
1976 Gwen McCrae
i 1994 Santo & Johnny
i July 1968 Howard Tate
1972 The Miracles
1969 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
1969 Simon and Garfunkel
1972 Bob Dylan
1972 Major Lance
i 1969 The Band
1976 Sammy Ambrose
December 1968 Johnnie Taylor
1969 Brenda Holloway
September 1969 Jimmy Ruffin, The Temptations [US1]
December 1972 The Soul Stirrers
1994 The Mitchell Trio
2001 Bob Dylan
i 1994 Richard Thompson [GB]
1975 Nilsson
1994 The Rolling Stones, Donovan
July 1968 Bo Diddley, Willie Cobbs

Songs written by Al Kooper

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Albert's Shuffle Al Kooper, Michael Bloomfield Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield July 1968 Covered by Stevie Ray Vaughan with Albert Collins
Anna Lee (What Can I Do for You) Al Kooper Al Kooper September 1969 Covered by Peppino Di Capri e i New Rockers
Back on My Feet Al Kooper Al Kooper May 1971 Covered by Hiroshi Yamashita
Brand New Day Al Kooper Al Kooper June 16, 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Cheatin' Woman Al Kooper, Ronnie Van Zant, Gary Rossington Lynyrd Skynyrd March 24, 1975 Covered by The Mystick Krewe of Clearlight
Flute Thing Al Kooper The Blues Project May 4, 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Fly Away Al Kooper The Blues Project May 4, 1966 Covered by Bobby Vee and The Strangers
I Can't Quit Her Irwin Levine, Al Kooper Blood, Sweat & Tears February 1968 Covered by (5 artists)
I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know Al Kooper Blood, Sweat & Tears February 1968 Covered by (37 artists)
I Must Be Seeing Things Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass Gene Pitney December 1964 Covered by (4 artists)
Lost Control Al Kooper Leo Sayer 1979 Covered by Al Kooper
Mississippi Kid Al Kooper, Ronnie Van Zant, Bob Burns [US2] Lynyrd Skynyrd September 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
(Please Not) One More Time Al Kooper Roger McGuinn September 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Right Now for You Al Kooper Al Kooper December 1968
Tell Me Like It Is Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass Barbara English February 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
The Last Two People on Earth Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass Gene Pitney May 1964 Covered by Dennis Zager & Rick Evans - Arr. & Cond. by Calello
This Diamond Ring Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass Sammy Ambrose 1964 Covered by (11 artists)
Unrequited Al Kooper Al Kooper December 1972 Covered by Lyn Christopher
Where There's Smoke, There's Fire Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass
You Can't Lose Something You Never Had Irwin Levine, Al Kooper, Bob Brass Bruce Scott January 1966 Covered by Donna Loren

Adapted songs



Title Performer Release date Label
Act Like Nothing's Wrong Al Kooper 1976 United Artists Records
Al's Big Deal Al Kooper 1975 Columbia
A Possible Projection of the Future/Childhood's End Al Kooper 1972 Columbia
Black Coffee Al Kooper 2005 Favored Nations
Championship Wrestling Al Kooper 1982 Columbia
Easy Does It Al Kooper August 1970 Columbia
Fillmore East - The Lost Concert Tapes 12/13/68 Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield April 8, 2003 Legacy
I Stand Alone Al Kooper December 1968 Columbia
Kooper Session Al Kooper & Shuggie Otis January 1970 Columbia
Naked Songs Al Kooper December 1972 Columbia
New York City (You're a Woman) Al Kooper May 1971 Columbia
Rare & Well Done - The Greatest and Most Obscure Recordings 1964-2001 Al Kooper 2001 Columbia
Rekooperation Al Kooper 1994 MusicMasters
Soul of a Man: Live Al Kooper 1994 MusicMasters
Super Session Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper & Steve Stills July 1968 Columbia
The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield 1969 Columbia
White Chocolate Al Kooper October 2008 (self-released)
You Never Know Who Your Friends Are Al Kooper September 1969 Columbia


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