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Don Covay

Don Covay

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Don Covay: Blaises Club, London

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 9 April 1966

DON COVAY is another of the American soul singers at present on our shores. ...

Quotes by Don Covay

Profile and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, 21 January 1967

DON COVAY burst on the music scene as a singer in the U.S. in 1964 with a self-penned smash hit called 'Mercy Mercy'. As a ...

Are You Reggae For Don Covay?

Report and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 21 April 1973

AMERICA JUST had to catch on to reggae. After all, the roots of Jamaican music lie in the '50s out-put of Fats Domino, Smiley Lewis ...

Afrique: Soul Makossa; The Independents: The First Time We Met; Don Covay: Super Dude 1

Review by Bob Fisher, Cream, September 1973

THERE MUST be some crap music coming out of the States, or is it me? Can't I discern between the good, the bad and the ...

Don Covay: Super Dude #1

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 22 November 1973

Super Dude? It sounds like this year's version of Muddy Waters' 'Hoochie Coochie Man' or Pickett's 'Midnight Mover' but where those men defined love as ...

Don Covay: Super Dude!

Interview by Vernon Gibbs, Black Music, December 1973

DON COVAY is a permanent fixture in the music of this era. ...

Don Covay: Hot Blood

Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, 8 February 1975

THE BIGGEST MISTAKE Don Covay made with this album was in making 'It's Better To Have' track one, side one. ...

Don Covay: Hot Blood

Review by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 15 February 1975

DON COVAY'S resurrection as an artist was one of the brightest events of last year. His 'It's Better To Have' made number 21 in the ...

Don Covay

Profile by Pete Wingfield, Let It Rock, March 1975

BEHIND THE front line of acknowledged soul stars, the Stevies, Arethas, Al Greens of the day, has always lurked a second league of creative talent; ...

Don Covay: Travelin' In Heavy Traffic

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 7 August 1976


Don Covay, 1938-2015

Obituary by Richard Williams, The Guardian, 4 February 2015

Songwriter, singer and record producer whose compositions became hits for stars including Chubby Checker and Aretha Franklin. ...


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