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Donny Hathaway

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Jerry Wexler: Aretha, She's Just Unbelievable

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, January 1971

JERRY WEXLER is without doubt, one of the great producers who revolutionised Rhythm and Blues music in the 50's and 60's. ...

Donny Hathaway: Everything Is Everything (Atco)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 30 January 1971

A USEFUL glossary of soul terms occurs during the title track, a warm, friendly if somewhat meaningless piece of philisophy. ...

Donny Hathaway: Donny Hathaway

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1971

WITH THE natural progression of our music, for the first time we are able to claim musical genius within Soul Music. ...

Roberta Flack: Carnegie Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Vicki Wickham, Melody Maker, 22 May 1971

I KNOW I'VE said it all before, but here we go again: Roberta Flack's concert at Carnegie Hall was so enjoyable. Visually, when she starts ...

The Word Is Out On Donny Hathaway

Profile by Jerry Wexler, Fusion (advertisement), 25 June 1971

A FEW WEEKS ago, the superb composer-singer Carole King picked up eight copies of Donny's first LP (Everything Is Everything, produced by himself) and distributed ...

Donny Hathaway: Donny Hathaway (Atco)

Review by Loraine Alterman, New York Times, The, 1 August 1971

EVER SINCE Otis Redding's tragic death in 1967, record companies have been searching for the great black hope to fill his shoes. Whenever a new ...

Donny Hathaway, Ian Matthews: Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 26 August 1971

THE TROUBADOUR this week is the scene of one of those unfortunate billings, a pairing whose promise as one of the club's most attractive one-two ...

Donny Hathaway: Aiming High

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1972

AS WAS written in the Bill Withers feature in the last issue of B&S, there have been a handful of new talents in the 70's ...

Donny Hathaway: Everything Is Everything (Atlantic K40063)

Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 9 September 1972

DONNY HATHAWAY, the young black writer/producer/arranger/keyboard player who has worked with Mayfield, Flack, Jerry Butler, Staple Singers and Carla Thomas, comes up here with his ...

Donny Hathaway: Donny's Return

Interview by Vicki Wickham, Melody Maker, 24 February 1973

NEW YORK — DONNY HATHAWAY hasn't been around for several months, so it was nice to see him back in New York, looking good and recording ...

Donny Hathaway: Reassessing His Musical Life

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, September 1973

2008 intro: Donny Hathaway was in London on vacation after completing work on a new album, Extensions Of A Man and took a brief time ...

Donny Hathaway

Obituary by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, February 1979

THE TRAGIC news of the death in mid-January of Donny Hathaway no doubt shocked the gifted singer-songwriter's many admirers across the world and it was ...

Half-life in the Bush of Ghosts: Come back, Donny

Retrospective by Kandia Crazy Horse, Creative Loafing, 17 April 1999

MY RECENT THEORY is that if the late soulman/scribe Donny Hathaway had been white he would be as (cult) famous as Cosmic American Gram Parsons; ...

Ed Pavlic: Winners Have Yet to Be Announced – A Song for Donny Hathaway (University of Georgia Press)

Book Review by Mark Anthony Neal, PopMatters, 21 April 2008

I'VE SPENT better part of that last 20-years – what seems like a lifetime – trying to write about Donny Hathaway. It's not as though ...

Donny Hathaway: Never My Love: The Anthology (Atco) 9/10

Review by Terry Staunton, Uncut, February 2014

Superb overview of the soul man's tragically short career ...

see also Roberta Flack


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