Don Covay Biography
American R'n'R, blues, soul singer-songwriter and composer (Orangeburg, South Carolina, March 24, 1938 - ✝ Franklin Square, NY, January 30, 2015). Grew up performing with the gospel quartet composed by the members of his family. Then founded the group doo-wop of Rainbows. Author and performer of legendary songs R&B, he has been an important figure in the soul music explosion of the 1960s. His first big hit was Pony Time by Chubby Checker (1961).