Sam Dees

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A superb performer in his own right, and a writer of high-quality soul songs for others.
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Year Album Artist
2017 Love Is a Battlefield Maysa Composer
2017 Sunshine: Enchantment Anthology 1975-1984 Enchantment Composer
2017 Testifyin'/Patches Clarence Carter Composer
2016 Defected Presents Glitterbox Ibiza 2016 Composer
2016 The Life of Pablo Kanye West Composer
2016 The Solo Collection Gladys Knight Composer
2015 Back to the River: More Southern Soul Stories 1961-1978 Primary Artist
2015 It's Over: 70s Songwriter Demos & Masters Sam Dees Primary Artist, Composer
2015 Pretty Girls, Everywhere Wynd Chymes Composer
2015 Rare Soul Groove & Grind 1963-1973 Primary Artist
2015 The Ultimate Collection George Benson Composer
2014 About Last Night Composer
2014 In the Mood Uvee Hayes Composer
2014 Northern Soul [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Primary Artist
2014 One in a Million: The Songs of Sam Dee Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
2014 Soul in Harmony: Vocal Groups 1967-1977 Composer, Producer
2014 Step Inside My Soul: Rare '70s and Modern Soul Composer, Primary Artist
2014 The Box Set Series Gladys Knight & the Pips Arranger, Producer
2014 The Complete Atlantic Recordings Bettye Swann Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2014 Where My Heart Belongs Gladys Knight Composer, Lyricist
2013 Light of Life/Injoy Bar-Kays Composer
2013 The Legendary Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Composer
2012 Atlantic Soul Legends : 20 Original Albums From the Iconic Atlantic Label Composer, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
2012 Feelin' Sexy Streetwize Composer
2012 Old School Cruizin' to the Oldies Box Set Composer
2012 S.O.U.L. Tyrone Davis Composer
2012 Soul Classics Maceo Parker Composer
2012 Soul: I Got You Babe Composer
2012 The Show Must Go On Sam Dees Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer
2011 Here's Esther...Are You Ready/Good Black Is Hard to Crack Esther Phillips Composer, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals
2011 Lost in Time: More Northern Soul Treasures Primary Artist
2011 Northern Soul Collector! Primary Artist
2011 S.O.U.L. Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
2011 That Man of Mine: Raw Soul From Norfolk, Virginia Barbara Stant Composer
2010 Classic Love Songs George Benson Composer
2010 Happy Being Lonely/The Fantastic Chi-Lites The Chi-Lites Composer
2010 The Collection [2010] Whitney Houston Composer
2010 The Music of Gladys Knight & the Pips Gladys Knight & the Pips Arranger, Producer
2009 100% Soul Primary Artist
2009 Reggae Legends Sanchez Composer
2009 Soul Groove Pat Register Composer
2009 Supernatural/Benny and Us [Bonus Tracks] Ben E. King Composer
2009 The Collection [2009] Whitney Houston Composer
2008 All in the Name of Love/We're Movin Up Atlantic Starr Composer
2008 Greatest Hits 1973-1985 Gladys Knight Producer, Arranger, Audio Production, Composer
2008 Lay Another Log on the Fire (The Complete Juana Sessions: 1976 to 1984) C.L. Blast Producer
2008 Take Me to the River: A Southern Soul Story 1961-1977 Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Classic Soul Ballads [Time Life Box Set] Composer
2007 Cruisin Al Smith Composer
2007 Feel the Fire Maysa Composer
2007 Love Will Find Its Own Way: The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
2007 Midnight Train to Georgia: The Best of Gladys Knight and the Pips Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
2007 On the Rainbow Road Bill Brandon Producer, Audio Production, Composer
2007 Personal Woman Roszetta Johnson Composer
2007 Second Chance Thelma Jones Composer
2007 Soul Spectacular: The Funk and Soul Recordings Snowboy Composer
2007 The "E" of Everything The Elgins Composer
2007 Whitney Houston/Whitney Whitney Houston Composer
2006 Action Speaks Louder Than Words Primary Artist
2006 Cruizin' TV Presents... [3 CD] Composer
2006 Director Avant Composer
2006 Gold Gladys Knight / Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer, Composer
2006 Here Comes the Heartache Cicero Blake Composer
2006 Love Is a Rock Aysha Composer
2006 Northern Soul Essential Floorfillers Primary Artist
2006 Rockin' Chair/Let's Straighten It Out [Koch] Gwen McCrae Composer
2006 Southern Fried Funk Composer
2005 70s & 80s Male Hits, Vol. 3 Composer
2005 Big Tunes: Living for the Weekend [2005] Composer
2005 Club Connection, Vol. 2 Composer
2005 Hed Kandi: Es Vive Base Bar Ibiza 2005 Composer
2005 Holding the Losing Hand: Hotlanta Soul, Vol. 3 Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Ibiza Annual 2005 [#2] Composer
2005 Jerome Sala Jerome Sala Composer
2005 Old School Cruzin' with the Manhattans The Manhattans Composer
2005 Peabo Bryson Presents Classic Soul Ballads Composer
2005 Personal Reflections Freddie Jackson Composer
2005 Rhino Hi-Five: Atlantic Starr Atlantic Starr Composer
2005 Ring My Bell [601] Anita Ward Composer
2005 Search for the Star in a Million Composer
2005 Shake What You Brought! SSS Soul Collection Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Soul of the Man Bobby Patterson Composer
2005 Southern Soul Showcase: Cryin' in the Streets Composer, Primary Artist
2005 The Ultimate Tyrone Davis Tyrone Davis Composer
2004 Classic Soul Ballads: Nite And Day Composer
2004 Retro Respeck Composer
2004 Rumple-Stilt-Skin Rumple-Stilt-Skin Composer
2004 Superstars of Seventies Soul Composer
2004 The Dakar Records A's & B's: The Hit Singles Tyrone Davis Composer
2004 The Look of Love Robby Young Composer
2004 Very Best of George Benson: The Greatest Hits of All George Benson Composer
2004 Wedding Songs [Time Life] Composer
2004 You Better Believe It: Rare & Modern Soul Gems Composer, Primary Artist
2003 America's Most Wanted Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Authentic 4.10 Sessions Groove Stu Composer
2003 Covers for Lovers Richie Stephens Composer
2003 Diplomatic Immunity Cam'ron / The Diplomats Composer
2003 Get Down Tonight: Greatest Hits Live KC & the Sunshine Band Composer
2003 Greatest Hits Larry Graham Composer
2003 He's Keith Murray Keith Murray Composer
2003 In the Mood Dennis Taylor Composer
2003 Midnight Soul [Madacy] Composer
2003 Music Inspired by Scarface Composer
2003 Soul Classics, Vol. 10 Composer
2003 The Greatest Hits of All George Benson Composer
2003 Troubled Waters: Deep Soul from the Deep South Composer, Primary Artist
2003 WDAS 105.3 FM: Classic Soul Hits, Vol. 8 Composer
2002 Art Laboe's Dedicated to You, Vol. 11 Composer
2002 Best of Aretha Franklin [BMG International] Aretha Franklin Composer
2002 Black & Proud: The Soul of the Black Panther Era, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2002 Brand New Z.Z. Hill/Friend Z.Z. Hill Composer
2002 Classic R&B [St. Blair] Composer
2002 Essential Love Songs Willie Clayton Composer
2002 How Do You Spell Love? (The Paula Recordings 1971-1973) Bobby Patterson Composer
2002 If Loving You Is Wrong: 20 Cheatin' Heartbreakers Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Just the Two of Us: The Best of Love Songs Composer
2002 Live In Concert The Manhattans Composer
2002 Pop and Soul Divas [Box Set] Composer
2002 Soul Hits of the 80's [Sony] Composer
2002 The Essential Collection Dennis Edwards Composer
2002 Ultimate Power of Body & Soul Composer
2001 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Atlantic Starr Atlantic Starr Composer
2001 Between the Grooves: Rhythm and Blues Composer
2001 Blues & Soul, Vol. 8: 1982-1983 Composer
2001 Greatest Hits Dorothy Moore Composer
2001 Lost Deep Soul Treasures, Vol. 1 Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Love Songs Jeffrey Osborne Composer
2001 Love Songs [BMG International] Aretha Franklin Composer
2001 Love, Whitney Whitney Houston Composer
2001 Slow Cuts by Romeo, Vol. 1 Composer
2001 Somebody's Gettin' It Ted Taylor Composer
2001 Songs from the Vault Charles Wilson Composer
2001 Soul Blues, Vol. 1 Composer
2001 Soulful Ballads Composer
2001 The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips [Sony Expanded] Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
2001 The Jam: The Larry Graham & Graham Central Station Anthology Larry Graham Composer
2001 Three Decades of Soul Composer
2000 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of L.T.D. L.T.D. Composer
2000 Best of Colonel Abrams Colonel Abrams Composer
2000 Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures: Taken From Our Vaults, Vol. 3 Composer
2000 Don't Look Any Further Vernon Garrett Composer
2000 Hotlanta Soul, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 I Don't Do This Sidney Joe Qualls Composer
2000 It's All in the Game/Home Wrecker/Turning Point Tyrone Davis Composer
2000 Let Me Down Easy: In Concert Bettye LaVette Composer
2000 Love Soul Classics Composer
2000 Midnight Soul [Madacy Disc 1] Composer
2000 More of My Best Jeffrey Osborne Composer
2000 Patches/The Dynamic Clarence Carter Clarence Carter Composer
2000 Romantic Duets [K-Tel] Composer
2000 Sanctified Soul [Kent] Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Soul City Limits Holiday Band Composer
2000 Soul's Kinda Town: Chi-Sound Soul Survey 1976-82 Composer
2000 The George Benson Anthology George Benson Composer
2000 Time Together Benjy Myaz Composer
2000 Ultimate Collection Atlantic Starr Composer
1999 25th Anniversary Edition KC & the Sunshine Band Composer
1999 Beautiful Day/Nobody But You Jackie Wilson Composer
1999 Between the Sheets Millie Jackson Composer
1999 Cryin', Lovin' & Leavin' Composer
1999 Essential Collection Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
1999 Feeling Free Grady Tate Composer
1999 From East Memphis to Kingston Composer
1999 Hip Hop Grooves The Countdown Singers Composer
1999 Hop Around Clock: Ultimate Non Stop Party Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers Composer
1999 I Get My Groove from You Bobby Patterson Producer, Composer
1999 Keisa Brown Collection Keisa Brown Composer
1999 LB IV Life The Lost Boyz Composer
1999 Live from South Africa The Manhattans Composer
1999 Marry You L.T.D. Composer
1999 Ready to Party Billy Scott Composer
1999 Return to Forever Martin Nievera Composer
1999 So Soulful 70's Vocals, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Soul of the 80's, Vol. 1 Composer
1998 Chart Toppers: R&B Hits of the 80s Composer
1998 Down & Out: The Sad Soul of the Black South Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 For You Kirk Whalum Composer
1998 Greatest Hits [Brunswick] Tyrone Davis Composer
1998 Heritage of a Black Man Sam Dees Primary Artist, Composer
1998 Hotlanta Soul Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Ladies Choice Tyrone Davis Composer
1998 Many Different Roads Gladys Knight Composer
1998 Ol Skool Ol Skool Composer
1998 Southern Soul Brothers [Waldoxy] Composer
1998 Traces of My Lipstick Xscape Composer
1998 Turning Back the Hands of Time: The Soul of Tyrone Davis Tyrone Davis Composer
1998 Workin' Overtime Gladys Knight Composer
1997 For Your Love and Other R&B Ballads Mahogany Composer
1997 Heart Beats: Soul Serenade - Intimate R&B Composer
1997 House Grooves, Vol. 2 Composer
1997 It Only Takes a Minute: A Lifetime with Tavares Tavares Composer
1997 Runaway: The Best of Loleatta Holloway Loleatta Holloway Composer
1997 The Best of Motorcity Records, Vol. 13 Composer
1997 The Women of Soul [1997] Composer
1997 Totally Unrestricted: The Millie Jackson Anthology Millie Jackson Composer
1997 Why? Charles Wilson Composer
1997 Wish That You Were Mine The Manhattans Composer
1997 You and I Teddy Pendergrass Composer
1996 3 Decades of Soul Ballads Composer
1996 Big in Wigan Composer
1996 Billboard Hot R&B Hits 1980 Composer
1996 Billboard Hot R&B Hits 1983 Composer
1996 Brothers 'n' Love The Brothers Johnson Composer
1996 Duets: A Woman & A Man Composer
1996 Greatest Hits Loleatta Holloway Composer
1996 Greatest Hits L.T.D. Composer
1996 Laid Back Doc Powell Composer
1996 Love Jams, Vol. 1 Composer
1996 Misty Blue & Other Hits Dorothy Moore Composer
1996 One by One: The Best of Their Solo Years The Temptations Composer
1996 Pledging My Love Composer
1996 Quiet Storms 2 Composer
1996 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vols. 1-4 Composer
1996 The 80's: Funky Love Composer
1996 The Best of Larry Graham and Graham Central Station, Vol. 1 Graham Central Station / Larry Graham Composer
1996 The Best of O'Bryan O'Bryan Guest Artist, Vocals (Background)
1996 The Best of Tyrone Davis: In the Mood Tyrone Davis Composer
1996 The Hotlanta Soul of Loleatta Holloway Loleatta Holloway Composer
1996 The Soul of Seduction Producer, Arranger, Composer
1996 Up All Night [Charly] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 At His Best Willie Clayton Composer
1995 Hot & Sexy, Vol. 3: Love & Romance Composer
1995 It's Sweet on the Backstreet Charles Wilson Composer
1995 Motown Year by Year: The Sound of Young America, 1982 Composer
1995 One Life to Live The Manhattans Composer
1995 Only Love: 1980-1984 Composer
1995 Quiet Storm Memories Composer
1995 Radio Daze: Pop Hits of the 80s, Vol. 4 Composer
1995 Second to None Sam Dees Primary Artist, Vocals, Composer
1995 Showin' Off Sandra Hall Composer
1995 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Composer
1995 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2 Composer
1995 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4 Composer
1995 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Sampler Composer
1995 Soulful Love Duets, Vol. 2 Composer
1995 The Best of the Manhattans: Kiss and Say Goodbye The Manhattans Composer
1995 The Jackie Wilson Story: The Chicago Years, Vol. 1 Jackie Wilson Composer
1995 Video Soul: Best Soul of the 80's, Vol. 1 Composer
1995 Video Soul: Best Soul of the 80's, Vol. 2 Composer
1994 Down to Earth: Acid Jazz World Wide Composer
1994 Dr. CC Clarence Carter Composer
1994 Exception to the Rule Arnold McCuller Composer
1994 Music for Lovers Ace Cannon Composer
1994 Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection Composer
1994 The Complete Stax-Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972-1975 Producer, Composer
1993 Hitsville USA, Vol. 2: The Motown Singles Collection 1972-1992 Composer
1993 I Have Nothing Whitney Houston Composer
1992 Always in the Mood Gerald Alston Composer
1992 Atlantic Sisters of Soul Producer, Composer
1992 Cry to Me: Golden Classics of the 70s Loleatta Holloway Composer
1992 Greatest Hits [Rhino] Tyrone Davis Composer
1992 Razz Don Diego Composer
1992 Stay Close to Home Dorothy Moore Composer
1992 The Long Haul The Oak Ridge Boys Composer
1992 Tim Miner Tim Miner Composer
1991 Love Crazy Atlantic Starr Piano (Electric), Composer
1990 Give It All You've Got Don Diego Composer
1990 I'm Your Baby Tonight Whitney Houston Composer
1990 Only Human Jeffrey Osborne Composer
1990 Soul Survivors: The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips 1973-1988 Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer
1989 Greatest Hits [Sony Special Products] The Manhattans Composer
1988 The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips: Columbia Years Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer, Composer
1987 All By Myself Regina Belle Composer
1987 All Our Love Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer, Keyboards, Vocals (Background)
1987 Always Atlantic Starr Composer
1987 Classics, Vol. 10 Atlantic Starr Composer
1987 Classics, Vol. 27 L.T.D. Composer
1987 Whitney Whitney Houston Composer
1986 A Man Needs a Woman Z.Z. Hill Composer
1986 All in the Name of Love Atlantic Starr Composer
1986 Best of Atlantic Starr [A&M] Atlantic Starr Composer
1986 Colonel Abrams Colonel Abrams Producer, Composer
1986 The Best of Atlantic Starr Atlantic Starr Composer
1985 Life Gladys Knight & the Pips Arranger, Composer, Producer
1984 Don't Look Any Further Dennis Edwards Compana, Composer
1984 Right Place, Right Time Denise LaSalle Composer
1983 Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Body Workout Arnold Schwarzenegger Composer
1983 Forever by Your Side The Manhattans Composer
1983 Stay With Me Tonight Jeffrey Osborne Composer
1983 Surface Thrills The Temptations Composer
1983 Utopia Enchantment Composer
1983 Victory Larry Graham Composer
1983 Visions Gladys Knight & the Pips Composer, Producer
1983 Yours Forever Atlantic Starr Composer, Lyricist
1982 Brilliance Atlantic Starr Composer
1982 Hard Times Millie Jackson Composer
1982 Jump To It Aretha Franklin Composer
1982 Sheffield Steel Joe Cocker Composer
1982 Tell Me a Lie Bettye LaVette Composer
1981 Everything in Place Tyrone Davis Composer
1981 Hot! Live and Otherwise [Arista] Dionne Warwick Composer
1981 I Want You Booker T. Jones Composer
1981 K-Tel Presents Horizons Composer
1981 Love All the Hurt Away Aretha Franklin Composer
1981 Radiant Atlantic Starr Composer
1981 The George Benson Collection George Benson Composer
1980 For the Love of My Woman The Controllers Composer
1980 One in a Million You Larry Graham Composer
1980 Shine On L.T.D. Composer
1980 You and Me Rockie Robbins Composer
197? Careful Man John Edwards Composer
1979 Do You Wanna Go Party? KC & the Sunshine Band Composer
1979 Funky Entertainment Brainstorm Composer
1979 Gladys Knight Gladys Knight Composer
1979 Injoy Bar-Kays Composer
1979 Madam Butterfly Tavares Composer
1979 Tall, Dark & Handsome Les McCann Vocals (Background)
1977 Loleatta [1977] Loleatta Holloway Composer
1976 Nobody But You Jackie Wilson Composer
1975 Margie Margie Joseph Composer
1975 Supernatural Thing Ben E. King Composer
1973 I've Been Lonely for So Long Frederick Knight Vocals (Background), Composer
1973 The London Bo Diddley Sessions Bo Diddley Composer
1971 The Brand New Z.Z. Hill Z.Z. Hill Composer
All Night Soul Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
Classic Northern Soul Primary Artist
Clubbed [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Primary Artist
Come Back Strong: Hotlanta Soul, Vol. 4 Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
Come On Over Bayou Butch Composer
Deep Shadows: Best of Kent Ballads Composer, Primary Artist
Def Jam Classics Composer
Disco: The Collection Composer
Drew's Famous Instrumental R&B And Hip-Hop Collection, Vol. 57 Composer
FTG Presents the Vaults, Vol. 4 Composer, Producer
Gimme a Little Action/Meet me Halfway Sam Dees Primary Artist
I Believe in You and Me Kamahl Composer
Janice McClain Janice McClain Composer
Just Can't Get Enough: Love Songs of the '80s Composer
KC & The Sunshine Band: 25th Anniversary KC & the Sunshine Band Composer
Karaoke: Great Songs for All Singers Composer, Lyricist
La Voz del Corazón El Plan Composer
Lonely for You Baby Eddie Roberts Composer
Maxi Reggae, Vol. 1 Composer
Mod Anthems Primary Artist
Move on Up, Vol. 2: The Very Best of Northern Soul Primary Artist
Northern Soul Weekender Club Soul Composer, Primary Artist
Party Tyme Karaoke: R&B Female Hits 1 Party Tyme Karaoke Composer
Party Tyme Karaoke: R&B Female Hits 3 Party Tyme Karaoke Composer
Party Tyme Karaoke: R&B Female Hits 4 Party Tyme Karaoke Composer
Promises Paris Red Composer
Queen Emily Queen Emily Composer
Rare Soul Heaven: SSS International Meets GSF Records 1968-1974 Primary Artist
Relaxing Dinner Music: 30 Track Edition Composer
Romantically Yours Composer
She's Lookin' Good Hash Brown / Brian "Hash Brown" Calway / Mitchell T. Palmer Composer
Soul on the Real Side, Vol. 8 Primary Artist
Southern Groove Composer, Producer
Take Me Higher Aysha Composer
Take One Sam Dees Primary Artist
The Birmingham Sound: The Soul Of Neal Hemphill, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
The Moods of Millie Jackson: Her Best Ballads Millie Jackson Composer
This Is Soul Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
Touch Me With Your Love/Run To Me Sam Dees Primary Artist
Up All Night!: 56 Northern Soul Classics Primary Artist
Westwood Hip Hop Club Bangers Composer
Woman's Way: Complete Rozetta Johnson 1961-1975 Rozetta Johnson Composer, Producer