Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross
Real name
Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr.
Born
April 20, 1951
Died
July 1, 2005
Country
United States
IPI
00076343959
Member of
Luther   
Voices That Care    (1991)
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Managed by Moebeus

Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1988 (2 artists)
1986 Maysa [2]
June 10, 2003 (12 artists)
1991 (2 artists)
1995 Joseff McKenneth
1982 Lalah Hathaway
1988 (2 artists)
1986 Kirk Whalum
1989 (4 artists)
1985 Ledisi
1981 (9 artists)
2006 Booty Luv
1986 (2 artists)
October 8, 2001 George Benson
1992 Katie Price & Peter Andre
1985 Najee
1986 (2 artists)
1985 (2 artists)
1985 Boney James
1996 Richard Elliot

Covers by Luther Vandross

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1981 Brook Benton
Sampled by Twista featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
1994 McFadden & Whitehead
1994 Linda Clifford
1994 Heatwave
October 8, 2001 Chuck Jackson
2005 Dionne Warwick
1986 Dionne Warwick
October 8, 2001 Dionne Warwick
1982 Sam Cooke
June 10, 2003 Kenny Rogers
1996 Amy Keys
1985 Stevie Wonder
1994 Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
1994 Barbra Streisand
1998 Aretha Franklin
1994 The Friends of Distinction
1996 Little Anthony and The Imperials
1995 Judy Garland
1994 Lionel Richie
1996 The Weavers
October 8, 2001 Ricky Jones
1985 Brenda Russell
1982 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
1996 Diana Ross
1991 Joe Sentieri, Ben E. King
1994 Lori Lieberman
1996 Stevie Wonder
June 10, 2003 Bill Withers
1994 Stephen Stills
1988 Major Harris
1993 Bee Gees, The Spinners, Johnny Ace
1995 Mary Martin, Patricia Neway
1995 (unknown), (unknown)
1991 The Sandpebbles
Covered by Donna Summer
1994 Diana Ross and The Supremes
1982 The Temptations
1994 Aretha Franklin
1986 Dionne Warwick
Sampled by EPMD
1983 Delaney & Bonnie and Friends featuring Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder
October 20, 1992 The King Cole Trio
June 10, 2003 Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway
1994 Richard Kiley
November 2, 1993 Mitzi Green
1994 Jackie deShannon
1998 Albert Hammond

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
1981 Originally by Brook Benton
Sampled by Twista featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
1986 Originally by Dionne Warwick
Sampled by EPMD

Songs written by Luther Vandross

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Any Love Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1988 Covered by (2 artists)
Because It's Really Love Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1986 Covered by Maysa [2]
Dance with My Father Luther Vandross, Richard Marx Luther Vandross June 10, 2003 Covered by (12 artists)
Don't Want to Be a Fool Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1991 Covered by (2 artists)
Everybody Rejoice Luther Vandross Renée Harris, Charles Valentino, Ben Harney & Ken Prymus October 21, 1974 Covered by (6 artists)
Every Year, Every Christmas Luther Vandross, Richard Marx Luther Vandross 1995 Covered by Joseff McKenneth
Forever, for Always, for Love Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1982 Covered by Lalah Hathaway
For You to Love Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1988 Covered by (2 artists)
Get It Right Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Aretha Franklin 1983 Covered by (2 artists)
Give Me the Reason Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr. Luther Vandross 1986 Covered by Kirk Whalum
It's Hard for Me to Say Luther Vandross, John Skip Anderson Diana Ross 1987 Covered by (2 artists)
Jump to It Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Aretha Franklin 1982
My Sensitivity (Gets in the Way) Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1985 Covered by Ledisi
Never Too Much Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1981 Covered by (9 artists)
So Amazing Luther Vandross Dionne Warwick 1983 Covered by (11 artists)
Stop to Love Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr. Luther Vandross 1986 Covered by (2 artists)
The Night I Fell in Love Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1985 Covered by Najee
There's Nothing Better Than Love Luther Vandross, John Skip Anderson Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines 1986 Covered by (2 artists)
'Til My Baby Comes Home Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1985 Covered by (2 artists)
Wait for Love Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr. Luther Vandross 1985 Covered by Boney James
Your Secret Love Luther Vandross, Reed Vertelney Luther Vandross 1996 Covered by Richard Elliot

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Bad Boy/Having a Party Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Having a Party Luther Vandross
Power of Love/Love Power Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross Love Power Luther Vandross Covered by Donna Summer

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Any Love Luther Vandross 1988 Epic
Busy Body Luther Vandross 1983 Epic
Dance with My Father Luther Vandross June 10, 2003 j records
Forever, for Always, for Love Luther Vandross 1982 Epic
Give Me the Reason Luther Vandross 1986 Epic
I Know Luther Vandross 1998 Virgin America
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross October 8, 2001 j records
Never Let Me Go Luther Vandross 1993 Epic
Never Too Much Luther Vandross 1981 Epic
Power of Love Luther Vandross 1991 Epic
Songs Luther Vandross 1994 Epic
The Best of Luther Vandross...The Best of Love Luther Vandross 1989 Epic
The Night I Fell in Love Luther Vandross 1985 Epic
This Is Christmas Luther Vandross 1995 Epic
Your Secret Love Luther Vandross 1996 Epic

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Shine Luther Vandross 2006 j records
The Best Things in Life Are Free Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson with special guests BBD and Ralph Tresvant 1992 Perspective

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
A Very Special Christmas 2 various artists October 20, 1992 A&M Records
Duets Frank Sinatra November 2, 1993 Capitol Records
For Our Children Too! - Celebrating the Life of Elizabeth Glazer various artists 1996 Kid Rhino
Instant Love Cheryl Lynn 1982 Columbia
So Amazing - An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross various artists 2005 j records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Forever, for Always, for Luther various artists June 27, 2004 GRP Records
Forever, for Always, for Luther - Volume II various artists November 21, 2006 Rendezvous Music
So Amazing - An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross various artists 2005 j records
So Amazing - Songs From the Luther Vandross Songbook Raymond Jones April 27, 2004 Uprising Entertainment Group

Reported errors

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#34862 Isa 2007-09-02 18:09:09 UTC processed 2007-09-13 00:11:19 UTC by Denis
#44778 Bastien 2013-03-04 12:58:06 UTC processed 2013-03-05 15:54:45 UTC by walt

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