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Retrieved January 18, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved February 12, Cropper ascribes this to a clash between executive Jim Stewart ‘s more conservative persona and Covay’s unpredictable creative character. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. The cover art was by Ronnie Wood. It was down-to-earth, and everyone immediately recognized the meaning of the song hcecking first-hand experience.

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His father, a Baptist preacher, died when Don was eight. Covay’s wife, the former Yvonne Darby, died in Stax Records and the Soul Explosion.

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King and Arthur Conleyinbut it was relatively unsuccessful. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Top Pop Singles 1st ed. Clvay Links Wikipedia Discogs Report wrong artist information. He released the album Adlib in on the Cannonball label, his first album in 23 years.

He followed up with two more successful singles, “It’s Better to Have and Don’t Need ” infollowed by “Rumble in the Jungle”, inspired by the heavyweight boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.