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Betty Wright

Betty Wright
Real name
Bessie Regina Norris
Born
December 21, 1953
Died
May 10, 2020
Country
United States
IPI
00051226612
00063525979
00063526091
Comments
R&B and soul singer and songwriter
Family
Milton Wright Brother
Related labels
Ms.B Records   founder of

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
April 1977 Teri DeSario
October 1971 (12 artists)
1976 (2 artists)
June 1968 (2 artists)
Sampled by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z
1976 Carole Taran
August 1973 (2 artists)
1976 Carole Taran
One Step Up, Two Steps Back Betty Wright 1984 Unverified
May 1979 (2 artists)
1974 Texas Blueswomen
1974 (3 artists)

Covers by Betty Wright

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1972 Bill Withers
November 1968 The Box Tops
December 10, 1993 Marvin Gaye
1997 The Police
1988 The Water Brothers Band
November 1968 Clifford Curry
June 1981 D. J. Rogers
November 1968 Sonny & Cher
1978 Brainstorm [US1]
May 1979 The O'Jays, Darrell Banks
1974 Frankie Miller
December 1969 The Shirelles
April 1983 La Toya Jackson
1979 Gil Hamilton

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
June 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Sampled by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z

Songs written by Betty Wright

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
All This Love That I'm Givin' Betty Wright, Jeremiah Burden, Amy Lynn Williams Gwen McCrae 1979
Don't Cha Wanna Ride Desmond Child, Joss Stone, Betty Wright, Steve Greenberg, Michael Mangini Joss Stone July 4, 2005 Covered by Duke out of the Blue
Don't Forget to Say I Love You Today Betty Wright, Willie Clarke Betty Wright 1976 Covered by (2 artists)
I Think I'd Better Think About It Betty Wright, Willie Clarke Betty Wright 1976 Covered by Carole Taran
Let Me Be Your Lovemaker Betty Wright, Clarence Reid, Willie Clarke Betty Wright August 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
Right to Be Wrong Desmond Child, Joss Stone, Betty Wright Joss Stone September 2004 Covered by Candelaria Buasso
Sometime Kind of Thing Betty Wright, Clay Cropper, Elise Kratish Betty Wright April 1977 Covered by Teri DeSario
Thank You for the Many Things You've Done Betty Wright, Elsie Ferguson Betty Wright May 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
Tonight Is the Night Betty Wright, Willie Clarke Betty Wright 1974 Covered by Texas Blueswomen
You Had Me Joss Stone, Betty Wright, Eg White, Wendy Joseph Joss Stone September 2004 Covered by (3 artists)

Releases

Albums

Singles

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