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Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler
Real name
Jerry Butler, Jr.
Born
December 8, 1939
Country
United States
IPI
00004694198 20 works
Comments
Soul singer and songwriter
Member of
The Impressions (1958-1960)
Family
Billy Butler [US1] Brother
Related labels
Fountain Records [US]   founder of

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
August 1969 (20 artists)
August 1971 (3 artists)
November 1968 George Benson
September 1961 (3 artists)
August 1963 (7 artists)
1980 (2 artists)
February 1961 (2 artists)
November 1968 Shirley & The Shirelles
January 1965 The Persuasions
August 1969 (3 artists)
1960 (61 artists)
August 1968 (11 artists)
July 1965 Chuck Jackson
May 1964 (13 artists)
September 1961 (2 artists)
September 1962 (8 artists)
May 1964 (15 artists)
November 1968 O.C. Smith
March 1964 (20 artists)
October 1977 Sylvester
May 1977 Darrow Fletcher
June 1966 Joe E. Young & The Toniks
June 1962 (78 artists)
November 1973 (5 artists)
December 1963 (39 artists)
October 1967 (7 artists)
October 1963 (7 artists)
April 1968 (13 artists)
July 1965 (3 artists)
May 1977 Omni
November 1968 (12 artists)
November 1968 (2 artists)
July 1970 (2 artists)
June 1963 (6 artists)

Covers by Jerry Butler

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1967 Gene McDaniels
May 1968 Sam Cooke
May 1968 (unknown), Sam Cooke
August 1964 Jimmy Reed
1967 Cilla Black
May 1972 Burt Bacharach with Cissy Houston
May 1972 Bread
May 1968 Sam Cooke
July 1978 Willie Hightower
March 30, 1993 The Impressions
1958 Mildred Bailey
March 1963 Johnny Lee Moore & 12 Mississippi Penitentiary Convicts
August 1964 Little Willie John
July 1978 Faith, Hope & Charity
December 1963 Aki Aleong
January 1967 The Blossoms
May 1968 Jessie Belvin
May 1968 Jesse Belvin with Shorty Rogers and His Orchestra and Chorus
August 1964 Soul Sisters
March 1970 Gene Kelly & Leila Ernst
January 1967 Lorraine Ellison
April 1973 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
May 1977 Bee Gees, Chicago
1976 Olivia Newton-John
1976 Syreeta
January 1967 Dee Dee Warwick
July 1978 Sandra Wright
1983 Harold Vick
April 1972 Dick Powell
August 1964 The Impressions
May 1968 Otis Redding
October 1977 Rose Banks
January 1965 Rex Harrison
1958 The Moonglows
May 1977 Stevie Wonder
August 1963 Rosco Gordon
August 1964 Gene Chandler
April 1973 Terry Callier
August 1964 Gilbert B├ęcaud, Jill Corey with Jimmy Carroll
August 1971 The Friends of Distinction
August 1964 Shirley & Lee
August 1964 Bo Diddley
August 1961 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra and Chorus
May 1972 The O'Jays
August 1964 Ruby and The Romantics
January 1967 The Magnificent Men
June 1962 The Shirelles
1980 Lou Johnson
May 1968 Otis Redding
1958 Walter Huston
August 1964 The Skyliners - Lenny Martin and The Orchestra
May 1968 Otis Redding
November 1964 Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman, Petula Clark
June 1962 Tamara
May 1972 Carole King
June 1962 Gertrude Lawrence
1970 The Beatles
April 1973 Eddie Holland
1960 Ruth Brown with Budd Johnson's Orch.
1974 Baby Washington
April 1973 The Dells
November 1962 Franz Waxman
May 1968 Otis Redding
January 1967 Lily Castel, Kathy Kirby
August 1964 The Temptations [US1]
May 1972 Richard Chamberlain
June 1972 Richard Chamberlain
1967 P.J. Proby
1967 Percy Sledge
1967 The Beatles
1974 Paul Williams
January 1967 Kenny Gamble
May 1968 Sam Cooke (Bumps Blackwell Orch.)
1974 Carole King

Songs written by Jerry Butler

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Brand New Me Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler April 5, 1969 Covered by (20 artists)
Are you Happy? Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler November 1968 Covered by George Benson
Aware of Love Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield Jerry Butler September 1961 Covered by (3 artists)
Cigarettes and Coffee Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas [US2], Jay Walker Al Braggs November 1961 Covered by (12 artists)
Find Another Girl Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield Jerry Butler February 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
For Your Precious Love Jerry Butler, Richard Brooks [US1], Arthur Brooks Jerry Butler and The Impressions April 1958 Covered by (33 artists)
Go Away - Find Yourself Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler November 1968 Covered by Shirley & The Shirelles
He Will Break Your Heart Jerry Butler, Calvin Carter, Curtis Mayfield Jerry Butler 1960 Covered by (61 artists)
Hey, Western Union Man Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler August 1968 Covered by (11 artists)
I'm a Telling You Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield Jerry Butler September 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
I Stand Accused Jerry Butler, Billy Butler [US1] Jerry Butler May 1964 Covered by (15 artists)
I Stop by Heaven Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler November 1968 Covered by O.C. Smith
I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) Jerry Butler, Otis Redding Otis Redding April 22, 1965 Covered by (82 artists)
Love (Oh, How Sweet It Is) Jerry Butler, Bobby Miller, Billy Butler [US1] Jerry Butler June 1966 Covered by Joe E. Young & The Toniks
Memories Don't Leave Like People Do Jerry Butler, James A. Dean, Johnny Bristol, John Glover Jerry Butler November 1973 Covered by (5 artists)
Never Give You Up Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler February 1968 Covered by (13 artists)
Only the Strong Survive Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff Jerry Butler November 1968 Covered by (12 artists)
Rest Inside My Love Jerry Butler, Rodney Massey, Lawrence Hanks Black Ivory 1979 Covered by Melba Moore
(Strange) I Still Love You Jerry Butler, Norman Harris, Mikki Farrow Jerry Butler November 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Sweet Was the Wine Jerry Butler, Richard Brooks [US1], Arthur Brooks Jerry Butler and The Impressions April 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
Was That All It Was Jerry Butler, Linda Conlon, John Usry Jr. Jean Carn December 1979 Covered by (4 artists)
You Jerry Butler, Charles Jackson, Marvin Yancy Natalie Cole May 1975 Covered by Aretha Franklin
You Make It Happen Jerry Butler, Rodney Massey, Lawrence Hanks Omni 1980 Covered by Leroy Hutson

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Aware of Love Jerry Butler September 1961 Vee-Jay
Delicious Together Betty Everett & Jerry Butler August 1964 Vee-Jay
Folk Songs Jerry Butler March 1963 Vee-Jay
He Will Break Your Heart Jerry Butler 1960 Vee-Jay
Ice on Ice Jerry Butler August 1969 Mercury
It All Comes out in My Song Jerry Butler October 1977 Motown
Jerry Butler, esq. Jerry Butler 1958 Abner
Joe - Original Soundtrack Jerry Butler and Exuma July 1970 Mercury
Love's on the Menu Jerry Butler 1976 Motown
Moon River Jerry Butler June 1962 Vee-Jay
Mr. Dream Merchant Jerry Butler 1967 Mercury
Need to Belong Jerry Butler December 1963 Vee-Jay
Power of Love Jerry Butler November 1973 Mercury
Soul Artistry Jerry Butler January 1967 Mercury
Sweet Sixteen Jerry Butler 1974 Mercury
The Best Love I Ever Had Jerry Butler 1980 Philadelphia International Records
The Ice Man Cometh Jerry Butler November 1968 Mercury
Thelma & Jerry Thelma Houston & Jerry Butler May 1977 Motown
The Love We Have, The Love We Had Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager April 1973 Mercury
The Sagittarius Movement Jerry Butler August 1971 Mercury
The Soul Goes On Jerry Butler May 1968 Mercury
The Spice of Life Jerry Butler May 1972 Mercury
Two to One Thelma Houston & Jerry Butler July 1978 Motown
You and Me Jerry Butler 1970 Mercury

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Ain't Understanding Mellow Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager November 1971 Mercury
Find Another Girl Jerry Butler February 1961 Vee-Jay
Giving Up on Love Jerry Butler March 1964 Vee-Jay
Good Times Jerry Butler January 1965 Vee-Jay
Got to See if I Can't Get Mommy (To Come Back Home) Jerry Butler January 1970 Mercury
He Will Break Your Heart Jerry Butler August 1960 Vee-Jay
Hey, Western Union Man Jerry Butler August 1968 Mercury
I Could Write a Book Jerry Butler March 1970 Mercury
I Only Have Eyes for You Jerry Butler April 1972 Mercury
I Stand Accused Jerry Butler May 1964 Vee-Jay
Just a Little Bit Jerry Butler August 1963 Vee-Jay
Let It Be Me Betty Everett & Jerry Butler August 1964 Vee-Jay
Love (Oh, How Sweet It Is) Jerry Butler June 1966 Mercury
Make It Easy on Yourself Jerry Butler June 1962 Vee-Jay
Moon River Jerry Butler August 1961 Vee-Jay
Mr. Dream Merchant Jerry Butler October 1967 Mercury
Need to Belong Jerry Butler October 1963 Vee-Jay
Never Give You Up Jerry Butler April 1968 Mercury
Nobody Needs Your Love Jerry Butler July 1965 Vee-Jay
Smile Betty Everett & Jerry Butler November 1964 Vee-Jay
That's How Heartaches Are Made Jerry Butler 1974 Mercury
Theme from Taras Bulba (The Wishing Star) Jerry Butler November 1962 Vee-Jay
(They Long to Be) Close to You Jerry Butler featuring Brenda Lee Eager June 1972 Mercury
Where Are You Going Jerry Butler July 1970 Mercury
Where's the Girl? Jerry Butler June 1963 Vee-Jay
You Can Run (But You Can't Hide) Jerry Butler September 1962 Vee-Jay
You Don't Know What You Got Until You Lose It Jerry Butler June 1967 Mercury

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