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Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 – January 13, 1979) was an Grammy Award-winning American soul musician. He signed with Atlantic Records in 1969, and with his first single “The Ghetto” (1970), Rolling Stone magazine marked him as ”a major new force in soul music.” His collaborations with Roberta Flack took him to the top of the charts and won him the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for the duet “Where Is The Love” in 1973. On January 13, 1979, his body was found outside the luxury hotel Essex House in New York City; his death was ruled a suicide.
Hathaway, the son of Drusella Huntley, was born in Chicago, but spent most of his youth in St. Louis. He lived with his grandmother, Martha Pitts, also known as Martha Crumwell, in the Carr Square housing project. Hathaway began singing in a church choir with his grandmother, a professional gospel singer, at the age of 3. He also played the ukulele and, fascinated by Liberace, began studying piano as a child. Hathaway began singing professionally as “Donny Pitts, The Nation’s Youngest Gospel Singer”. By the time he was a student at Vashon High School, he was known as a piano prodigy, which earned him a fine-arts scholarship to Howard Unive...
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Top 10 Donny Hathaway Songs
The Ghetto
This Christmas
What's Goin' On
You've Got a Friend
Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)
I Believe to My Soul
A Song For You
To Be Young, Gifted and Black
Little Ghetto Boy
Someday We'll All Be Free
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Everything Is Everything
These Songs for You, Live
A Donny Hathaway Collection
Donny Hathaway
Extension of a Man
These Songs for You, Live!
Free Soul. The Classic Of Donny Hathaway
In Performance
Shaolin Soul Episode 1
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