American R&B songwriter Don Covay passes away
February 5 , 2015
Don Covay, the American R&B songwriter, whose songs were performed by groups like the Rolling Stones, passed away. He was 76.
He scored a number of hits in the sixties and seventies. One of his biggest hits, Mercy Mercy, was featured as the lead track in a 1965 Rolling Stones album.
Chain of Fools, a song written by Covay, helped Aretha Franklin reach the No 2 spot.
In 1966, Covay established the R&B group Soul Clan.