Have Mercy! The Songs of Don Covay (CD)


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Format: CD 
Label: Ace Records 
Year: 2012 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

TRACKS: 

  1. Three Time Loser - Wilson Pickett
  2. Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
  3. This Old Town (People in This Town) - the Staple Singers
  4. You're Good for Me - Solomon Burke
  5. I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me - Little Richard
  6. Pony Time - Chubby Checker
  7. There's a Party Goin' on - Wanda Jackson
  8. Long Tall Shorty - the Graham Bond Organization
  9. Mercy Mercy - the Wailers
  10. Mr Twister - Connie Francis
  11. Love Bug - Lena Horne
  12. Don't Drive Me Away - Ben E King
  13. Give - Mary Ann Fisher
  14. Letter Full of Tears - Billy Fury
  15. You Can Run (But You Can't Hide) - Jerry Butler
  16. Come See About Me - Gladys Knight & the Pips
  17. Shoes - Brook Benton with the Dixie Flyers
  18. Sookie Sookie - Tina Britt
  19. See Saw - Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers
  20. Kangaroo Hop - Dee Clark
  21. A Big Fat Saturday Night - Gene Vincent
  22. Mon Cherie Au Revoir - Arlene Smith
  23. The Continental Walk - the Rollers
  24. I'm Gonna Take What He's Got - Etta James
  25. She Said Yeah - Joe Tex
  26. Watch the One Who Brings You the News -Millie Jackson
An eclectic mixture of Soul, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop, R&B and Rock gems from the pen of the multi-talented Don Covay. Covay was raised and began his performing and recording careers in DC, and maintained lifelong family connections to the city.

A successful recording artist in his own right, Covay made his biggest mark as the writer of songs for other performers. During his time as an Atlantic Records artist he supplied material for some of the company's biggest stars, including Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke and Wilson Pickett, all featured here.

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