Ed Cobb

Ed Cobb

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ed Cobb (Edward C. Cobb, born 1938, died 19 September 1999) was a musician, songwriter and record producer, most notably during the 1950s and 1960s. Cobb was a member of the pop group the Four Preps, from its discovery in 1956 until he left the group in 1966, three years before it disbanded. His greatest claim to fame was that he wrote the northern soul hit "Tainted Love" for Gloria Jones, which Soft Cell reworked into one of the biggest pop hits of the 1980s. After his performing career ended, Cobb became fully focused on work as a record producer and sound engineer, which he had already begun doing by the Four Preps' breakup. He became involved with acts such as the Standells, the Lettermen, the Chocolate Watch Band, the Piltdown Men, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan, and Pink Floyd. Cobb also wrote songs for many of his acts, most famously 1966's "Dirty Water" for the Standells, 1965's "Every Little Bit Hurts" for Brenda Holloway, and 1966's "Tainted Love."show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136697475
  • 9786136697475