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Henry Cosby

ts, sax, 1928-2002 US, Detroit
Musician / Songwriter / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Henry R. Cosby

Songwriter - record producer Born on 12.05.1928 in Detroit, Michigan Died on 22.01.2002 in Detroit, Michigan Worked mainly for Motown Although he worked with many of the label's artists, from The Supremes to The Temptations, he is best known for helming many of Stevie Wonder's early hits, including "My Cherie Amour", "I Was Made to Love Her", and "Uptight (Everything's Alright)". He also co-wrote "Tears of a Clown", a #1 hit for The Miracles. Cosby was also a prominent member of Motown's The Funk Brothers studio band, playing many of the familiar saxophone hooks on the label's hits. In 2006, Cosby was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • R&B/Soul
  • Folk
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • Electronic

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