Donny Hathaway - Discography 1970-1990 [FLAC]

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Donny Hathaway — Discography 1970-1990 [FLAC]

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Donny Hathaway was one of the brightest new voices in being music at the come to mind of the «70s, controlled of a bland, certainty-inflected mad croon that was also at tranquil on hot scruple serious. Hathaway achieved his greatest commercial triumph as Roberta Flack»s duet companion of voice, but despondently he's equally remembered for the upsetting circumstances of his destruction -- an marked suicide at age 33. Hathaway was born October 1, 1945, in Chicago, but moved to St. Louis when he was very unfledged, and began singing in church with his grandmother at the scant age of three. He began playing piano at a unfledged age, and by tall disciples, he was awe-inspiring enough to win a to the utmost-humbug pretty arts learning to Howard University to music in 1964. While in college, he performed with a cocktail jazz accoutrements called the Ric Powell Threesome, and buried in up leaving disciples after three years to trace job opportunities he was already being offered in the accomplishments industry.

Hathaway first worked behind the scenes as a impresario, arranger, songwriter, and sitting pianist/keyboardist. He supported the likes of Aretha Franklin, Jerry Butler, and the Chief Singers, among many others, and joined the Mayfield Singers, a studio investment troupe that supported Curtis Mayfield«s Impressions. Hathaway soon became a gratis impresario at Mayfield»s Curtom identify, and in 1969 cut his first unmarried, a duet with June Win called «I Thank You Baby.» From there he signed with Atco as a on one«s own artist, and released his premiere unmarried, the inner-town keen «The Ghetto, Pt. 1,» toward the end of the year. While it failed to reach the Top 20 on the R&B charts, «The Ghetto» still ranks as a noteworthy being communiqu seek out, and has been sampled by numerous hip-hop artists. «The Ghetto» set the podium for Hathaway»s acclaimed premiere LP, Everything Is Everything, which was released in ahead of time 1970. In 1971, he released his eponymous second album and recorded a duet with former Howard classmate Roberta Flack, covering Carole King«s «You»ve Got a Friend.« It was a relevant hit, reaching the Top Ten on the R&B charts, and sparked a to the utmost album of duets, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, which was released in 1972. The diminish, mad ballad »Where Is the Love?» topped the R&B charts, went Top Five on the pop side, and won a Grammy, and the accompanying album went gold.

Also in 1972, Hathaway branched out into soundtrack industry, recording the disquisition long explanation for the TV series Maude and scoring the cloud Come Resting With Someone Abandon Charleston Despondent. However, in the middle of his blossoming triumph, he was also battling glowering bouts of dip, which sometimes required him to be hospitalized. His minded swings also insincere his partnership with Flack, which began to shiver in 1973. Hathaway released one more album that year, the overambitious Reach of a Man, and then retreated from the spotlight; over the next few years, he performed only in uncomfortable clubs. In 1977, Hathaway patched things up with Flack and fleetingly fist the sanatorium to accomplishments another duet, «The Closer I Get to You,» for her Despondent Lights in the Basement album. The long explanation was a smash, becoming the pair«s second R&B edition one in 1978, and also climbing to edition two on the pop charts. Sessions for a second album of duets were underway when, on January 13, 1979, Hathaway was develop obsolete on the walk below the 15th-worst window of his lodgings in New York»s Essex Gratis. The tumbler had been neatly removed from the window, and there were no signs of endeavour, important investigators to normally Hathaway«s destruction a suicide; his friends were mystified, considering that his profession had just started to pick up again, and Flack was devastated. Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway was released in 1980, and both of the completed duets -- «Back Together Again» and «You Are My Heaven» -- became posthumous hits. In 1990, Hathaway»s daughter Lalah launched a on one's own profession.


Everything Is Everything (1970)
Donny Hathaway (1971)
Loaded (1972)
Reach of a Man (1973)
In Engagement (1980)
A Donny Hathaway Gathering (1990)

Honorarium Albums:

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (1972)
Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway (1980)

Album artwork is included as well. Possess Have A Good Time!!!

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