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Donny Hathaway

voc, p, ep, 1945-1979 US, Chicago
Singer / Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Donny Edward Hathaway Donny Pitts

Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 – January 13, 1979) was an American jazz, blues, soul, and gospel vocalist and musician. Hathaway contracted with Atlantic Records in 1969 and with his first single for the Atco label, "The Ghetto, Part I" in early 1970, Rolling Stone magazine "marked him as a major new force in soul music." His collaborations with Roberta Flack scored high on the charts and won him the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for the duet, "Where Is the Love" in 1973. At the height of his career Hathaway was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was known to not take his prescribed medication regularly enough to properly control his symptoms.[citation needed] On January 13, 1979, Hathaway's body was found outside the luxury hotel Essex

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Keyboards
  • Organ
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Jealous Guy on Zealous Records Presents: Soul Sides Volume One by Various Artists
A Song for You on Donny Hathaway by Donny Hathaway
Where Is the Love on Rhino Hi-Five: Roberta Flack by Roberta Flack
The Closer I Get to You on Blue Lights in the Basement by Roberta Flack
The Ghetto on Everything Is Everything by Donny Hathaway
Love, Love, Love on Extension of a Man by Donny Hathaway
I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know on Extension of a Man by Donny Hathaway
Jealous Guy - Live on Live by Donny Hathaway
This Christmas on Donny Hathaway by Donny Hathaway
Little Ghetto Boy on Come Back Charleston Blue by Donny Hathaway

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
I Love You More Than You'll Ever KnowDonny Hathaway2018Album
Don't Turn AwayDonny Hathaway2015Single
Live At The Bitter End 1971Donny Hathaway2014Album
Never My Love / Memory Of Our LoveDonny Hathaway2013Single
Never My Love: The AnthologyDonny Hathaway2013Compil.
Live + In PerformanceDonny Hathaway2012Compil.
This ChristmasDonny Hathaway2012Single
Flashback With Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway2011Compil.
Someday We'll All Be FreeDonny Hathaway2010Compil.
Original Album SeriesDonny Hathaway2010Album
One Of These Days / EverythingDonny Hathaway Vs Beatsy Collins2009Single
Roberta Flack & Donny HathawayRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway2008Album
Don't Make Me Wait (Too Long)Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway2004Album
These Songs For You, LiveDonny Hathaway2004Compil.
Free Soul. The Classic Of Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway2000Compil.
A Donny Hathaway CollectionDonny Hathaway1990Compil.
Where Is The Love / Back Together AgainRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1985Single
In PerformanceDonny Hathaway1980Album
Roberta Flack Featuring Donny HathawayRoberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway1980Album
Roberta Flack With Donny HathawayRoberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway1980Single
Back Together AgainRoberta Flack With Donny Hathaway1979Single
You Are My Heaven / I'll Love You Forever And EverRoberta Flack With Donny Hathaway1979Single
Back Together Again / Only Heaven Can WaitRoberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway1979Single
You Were Meant For Me / Valdez In The CountryDonny Hathaway1978Single
Someday We'll All Be FreeDonny Hathaway1978Single
The Best Of Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway1978Compil.
The Closer I Get To You / Love Is The HealingRoberta Flack With Donny Hathaway1977Single
Roberta Flack A Donny HathawayRoberta Flack A Donny Hathaway1977Compil.
Someday We'll All Be FreeDonny Hathaway1973Single
Extension Of A ManDonny Hathaway1973Album
Extension Of A ManDonny Hathaway1973Single
Come Little ChildrenDonny Hathaway1973Single
Love, Love, LoveDonny Hathaway1973Single
MagdelanaDonny Hathaway1973Single
Little Ghetto Boy / We're Still FriendsDonny Hathaway1972Single
Where Is The LoveRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1972Single
Come Back Charleston Blue (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Donny Hathaway - Supervised By Quincy Jones1972Album
I Thank You / Just Another ReasonDonny Hathaway And June Conquest1972Single
LiveDonny Hathaway1972Album
LiveDonny Hathaway1972Album
Put Your Hand In The Hand / Giving UpDonny Hathaway1972Single
Come Back Charleston BlueDonny Hathaway With Margie Joseph1972Single
Live At The AstrodomeDonny Hathaway1972Album
Where Is The Love / You've Lost That Loving FeelingRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1972Single
I Love You More Than You'll Ever KnowDonny Hathaway1972Single
Roberta Flack & Donny HathawayRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1972Album
The Most Beautiful Songs Of Roberta Flack And Donny HathawayRoberta Flack And Donny Hathaway1972Compil.
Giving Up / Jealous GuyDonny Hathaway1972Single
The GhettoDonny Hathaway1971Compil.
Magnificent Sanctuary Band / Take A Love SongDonny Hathaway1971Single
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' / Be Real Black For MeRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1971Single
Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway1971Album
You've Got A Friend / Gone AwayRoberta Flack & Donny Hathaway1971Single
Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) / Tryin' TimesDonny Hathaway1970Single
This Christmas / Be ThereDonny Hathaway1970Single
Everything Is EverythingDonny Hathaway1970Album
Thank You Master (For My Soul) / Je Vous Aime (I Love You)Donny Hathaway1970Single
The GhettoDonny Hathaway1969Single
I Thank You BabyJune Conquest & Donny Hathaway1969Single
Put Your Hand In The HandDonny HathawaySingle
Where Is The Love = Donde Esta El Amor / You've Got A Friend = Tienes Un AmigoRoberta Flack & Donny HathawaySingle
Soul Age Big 5Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Otis ReddingCompil.
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