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poppet15
post Feb 5 2015, 10:39 AM
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Legendary soul singer/songwriter Don Covay dies from a stroke aged 76

He had many hits as a songwriter for 60s/70s soul artists including Aretha Franklin as well as a few solo hits.

Here are a few hits:

Chain Of Fools by Aretha Franklin written by DonCovay


Some of his own hits:
Mercy Mercy


See Saw


It's Better To Have -- his biggest UK hit in 1974


R.I.P. Don


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post Feb 5 2015, 08:11 PM
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I downloaded It's Better To Have a couple of months ago and have been playing it's funky fabulousness in my car, that will be my early tribute, sadly.
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post Feb 6 2015, 12:55 PM
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Not very familar with his work, only ever heard Mercy Mercy, because Jeff Lynne recently covered it
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