ELLA WASHINGTON





SINGLES

OCTAVIA 0002 Nightmare / (reverse by Tanzotic Allstars: The Grass Is Always Greener [instr.])1966 US 
OCTAVIA 0003 The Grass Always Seems Greener / Bye Bye Baby
(Note: A-side is a different song than the track of a similar name on Octavia 0002)
1967 US
ATLANTIC 2382 The Grass Always Seems Greener / Bye Bye Baby1967 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2597  I Can't Afford To Lose Him / I Can't Afford To Lose Him (instr.)1967 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2611 Starving For Love / I Done Made It Up In My Mind1968 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2621 He Called Me Baby / You're Gonna Cry, Cry, Cry
(a-side Billboard r&b #38 & pop #77)
1968 US
MONUMENT/SOUND STAGE SS 2621  He Called Me Baby / You're Gonna Cry, Cry, Cry1968 CAN 
SOUND STAGE 7 2632 Affair / Stop Giving Your Man Away1969 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2642 Fragile (Handle With Care) / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You1969 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2650 Doing The Best I Can / Sweeter And Sweeter (Ray, Ray, Ray)1969 US
MONUMENT MON 1030 He Called Me Baby / You're Gonna Cry, Cry, Cry1969 UK
SOUND STAGE 7 2659 Sweet Talkin' Candy Man / He'll Be Back1970 US
SOUND STAGE 7 2665 Trying To Make You Love Me / I Can't Afford To Lose Him1970 US
SOUND STAGE 7 1501 I Don't Care About Your Past / It Must Be Love1971 US
SOUND STAGE 7 1507 Too Weak To Fight / If Time Could Stand Still1972 US
KINGSTON K 1003 ELLA WASHINGTON WITH THE FIRST BORN CHURCH, EAST COAST DISTRICT AND CHOIR: The Ballad Of Arthur McDuffie / Matthew 27 & Luke 19 1980 US




ALBUMS

SOUND STAGE 7 SSS-15007  ELLA WASHINGTON  (LP)
Stop Giving Your Man Away / Sit Down And Cry / Sweeter And Sweeter (Ray Ray Ray) / Starving For Love / Fragile / He Called Me Baby / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / Doing The Best I Can / The Affair / All The Time / This Bitter Earth
-- German edition: Monument ?, 1969/Uruguayan edition: Monument MLP 8007, 1969? --
1969 US 
SOLOMON S-20001 IF YOU CAN TAKE IT, YOU CAN MAKE IT  (LP)
He'll Be Just (What You Want Him To Be) / River Of Living Water / Jesus I Love You / Reach Your Peak / In Gods Love / Reach Out And Touch The Man
(recorded in 1983 at International Sound Studios, Miami, FL)
1984 US




COLLECTIONS

CHARLY CRB 1144 NOBODY BUT ME  (LP)
Sit Down And Cry / He Called Me Baby / The Grass Is Always Greener (On The Other Side Of The Fence) / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / All The Time / Stop Giving Your Man Away / I'm Losing The Feeling / Doin' The Best I Can / Starving For Love / He'll Be Back / Too Weak To Fight / Nobody But Me / Sweet Talking Candy Man / (You're Gonna) Cry Cry Cry
1986 UK
COLUMBIA COCY 90010 THE VERY BEST OF ELLA WASHINGTON  (CD)
1998 JPN
PARK SOUTH/TOWN SOUND 70568 STARVING FOR LOVE  (CD)
Stop Giving Your Man Away / Sweeter And Sweeter / Starving For Your Love / Fragile (Handle With Care) / He Called Me Baby / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / Doing The Best I Can / The Affair / All The Time / This Bitter Earth / Sweet Talkin' Candy Man / He'll Be Back / Nobody But Me / Mission (That's Impossible) / Trying To Make You Love Me / I'm Losing The Feeling
2001
MOJO MUSIC ? FRAGILE (MOJO MUSIC PRESENTS: THE PLATINUM SERIES)  (CD)
Stop Giving Your Man Away / Sweeter And Sweeter / Starving For Your Love / Fragile (Handle With Care) / He Called Me Baby / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / Doing The Best I Can / The Affair / All The Time / This Bitter Earth
2004
SOULSCAPE SSCD 7014 HE CALLED ME BABY  (CD)
I Can't Afford To Lose Him / Starving For Love / I Done Made It Up In My Mind / He Called Me Baby / You're Gonna Cry, Cry, Cry / Stop Giving Your Man Away / The Affair / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / Fragile (Handle With Care) / Doing The Best I Can / Sweeter And Sweeter (Ray, Ray, Ray) / All The Time / This Bitter Earth / Sit Down And Cry / He'll Be Back / I Don't Care About Your Past / It Must Be Love / Too Weak To Fight / If Time Could Stand Still / Nobody But Me (prev. unissued) / I'm Losing The Feeling (prev. unissued) / Mission (That's Feeling) (prev. unissued) / What A Fool I've Been (For Loving You) (prev. unissued) / Deeper (prev. unissued) / I've Got To Have You (It's All Over) (prev. unissued) / Pride (prev. unissued) / We Paid The Price (prev. unissued) / You Got It (prev. unissued)
2009 UK




DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

DIGITAL MUSIC GROUP, INC. # SOUL MASTERS  (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Stop Giving Your Love Away / Sweeter Than Sweet / Starving For Love / Fragile / He Called Me Baby / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / Doing The Best I Can / The Affair / All The Time / This Bitter Earth / Sweet Talkin' Candy Man / He'll Be Back / Nobody But Me / Mission (That's Impossible)
2005 
DIGITAL MUSIC GROUP, INC. # SOUL MASTERS, VOL.2  (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Trying To Make You Love Me / Bye, Bye Baby / I Done Made Up My Mind / Pride / The Grass Is Greener / We Paid The Price / You Got It
2005
CHARLY RECORDS # ELLA WASHINGTON'S I DON'T CARE ABOUT YOUR PAST  (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Too Weak To Fight / The Grass Is Always Greener (On The Other Side Of The Fence) / Sit Down And Cry / Doing The Best I Can / All The Time / If Time Could Stand Still / I'm Losing The Feeling / I Don't Care About Your Past / I Can't Afford To Lose Him / He Called Me Baby
2006
ASPIRION RECORDS # SWEETER AND SWEETER  (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Stop Giving Your Man Away / Cry, Cry, Cry / Sweeter And Sweeter / Starving For Love / Fragile - Handle With Care / He Called Me Baby / I Want To Walk Through This Life With You / I Don't Understand / The Affair / All The Time / This Bitter Earth / Sweet Talking Candy Man / He'll Be Back / Nobody But Me / It Must Be Love / I'm Losing The Feeling
2008




COMPILATIONS

VIVID VS-7006 V/A: SOUL BAG, VOL.2  (LP)
The Grass Is Always Greener / I Can't Afford To Lose Him / He Called Me Baby / He'll Be Back / Nobody But Me / What A Fool I've Been / Too Weak To Fight 
1978 JPN 
CHARLY SAM 1 V/A: THIS IS CHARLY SOUL  (LP)
He Called Me Baby
1987 UK
CHARLY CPCD 8067 V/A: SOUTHERN GROOVES  (CD)
I Don't Care About Your Past
1994 UK 
WOTRE MUSIC 300400 V/A: MEGA FUNK  (4-CD)
I Don't Care About It
1996
RIPETE 2222 V/A: SOUL PATROL, VOL.4 - 18 SOUTHERN SOUL CLASSICS  (CD)  
He Called Me Baby (All Night Long)
1996 US
CHARLY CD LAB 103 V/A: THE SOUND STAGE 7 STORY  (2-CD)
I Can't Afford To Lose Him / He Called Me Baby / Too Weak To Fight
1996 UK
TRIKONT 0243 V/A: DOWN & OUT - THE SAD SOUL OF THE BLACK SOUTH  (CD)
Sit Down And Cry
1998
PLANET ENTERTAIMENT 1026   V/A: QUEENS OF R&B  (CD)
I Want To Walk Through This Life With You
1998
TOWN SOUND 70489 V/A: DIVAS OF R&B  (CD)
I Want To Walk Through This Life With You
2001
METRO 56 V/A: FUNK SOUL SISTERS  (2-CD)
If Time Could Stand Still / I Don't Care About Your Past
-- reissue: Metro Doubles METRDCD 631, 2008 --
2001
SIMPLY THE BEST 99302 V/A: HISTORY OF R&B  (5-CD)
He Called Me Baby / I Don't Care About Your Past
2001
MUSE ENTERTAINMENT 42824 MELISSA MARSHALL (V/A): SONGS FROM THE HEART - THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME  (2-CD)
I Want To Walk Thru This Life
2004 US
MASTERCUTS 7 V/A: MASTERCUTS FUNK DIVAS  (3-CD)
If Time Could Stand Still
2005
TRIKONT US-0243 V/A: DOWN & OUT - THE SAD SOUL OF THE BLACK SOUTH  (CD)
Sit Down And Cry
2005 GER
TRIKONT US-0333 V/A: DIRTY LAUNDRY - THE SOUL OF BLACK COUNTRY  (CD)
He Called My Baby
2005 GER
CHARLY SNAJ 734 V/A: THE SOUND STAGE 7 STORY  (3-CD)
I Can't Afford To Lose Him / He Called Me Baby / Too Weak To Fight / Sit Down And Cry / All The Time / I Don't Care About Your Past / Doin' The Best I Can
2005 UK
PHANTOM 933021 V/A: SOUL OF A WOMAN  (3-CD)
He Called Me Baby
2006
FUEL 2000 RECORDS 061745 V/A: THE BEST OF THE SOUL GIRLS, VOLUME ONE  (CD)
He Called Me Baby
2008 US
SIMPLY 65 V/A: SIMPLY DIVAS  (4-CD)
Too Weak To Fight
2008 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The R&B Indies 3 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994)

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