Melvin Sparks

~ Person

Relationships

member of: Melvin Sparks & Jimmy Scott
original member of: Melvin Sparks Band (guitar) ( – ????)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000414611 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/44143 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 74039612 [info]
Wikidata: Q1283540 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Melvin Sparks [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/melvin_sparks [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got) Melvin Sparks 3:29
Gathering Together Melvin Sparks 9:21
I Want to Talk About You Melvin Sparks 4:16
Judy's Groove Melvin Sparks 4:30
Star in the Crescent Melvin Sparks 5:23
Texas Twister Melvin Sparks 6:07
Whip! Whop! Melvin Sparks 4:00
composer
Conjunction Mars
Hail Caesar
conductor
Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got) Melvin Sparks 3:29
Gathering Together Melvin Sparks 9:21
I Want to Talk About You Melvin Sparks 4:16
Judy's Groove Melvin Sparks 4:30
Star in the Crescent Melvin Sparks 5:23
Texas Twister Melvin Sparks 6:07
Whip! Whop! Melvin Sparks 4:00
instrument
1966-12-15 Do It Now guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 5:35
1966-12-15 Mush Melon guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 4:44
1966-12-15 Stroling Back guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 8:12
1966-12-15 Summer Samba guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 5:10
1966-12-20 Mutt & Jeff guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 4:35
1966-12-20 Pleasant Memories guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 6:29
1967-05-23 Snap Back guitar “Brother” Jack McDuff 4:50
1968-07-23 Slouchin' (2005 remaster) guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 6:54
1968-07-23 Son of Ice Bag (2005 remaster) guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 11:17
1968-07-23 The Call of the Wild (2005 remaster) guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 12:35
1968-07-23 Think (2005 remaster) guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 4:48
1968-07-23 Three Blind Mice (2005 remaster) guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 6:31
1969-01-03 Eleanor Rigby guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 9:19
1969-01-03 People Sure Act Funny guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 6:26
1969-01-03 Seesaw guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 5:55
1969-01-03 Slow High guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 6:32
1969-01-03 Turning Point guitar Dr. Lonnie Smith 8:24
1969-04-25 Bonnie guitar Lou Donaldson 4:56
1969-04-25 Hot Dog guitar Lou Donaldson 10:45
1969-04-25 It's Your Thing guitar Lou Donaldson 8:58
1969-04-25 Turtle Walk guitar Lou Donaldson 7:56
1969-04-25 Who's Making Love? guitar Lou Donaldson 6:45
1969-08-22 Donkey Walk guitar Lou Donaldson 6:44
1969-08-22 West Indian Daddy guitar Lou Donaldson 6:30
1969-12-12 Bambu guitar Reuben Wilson 8:05
1969-12-12 Blue Mode guitar Reuben Wilson 7:26
1969-12-12 Bus Ride guitar Reuben Wilson 6:12
1969-12-12 Knock on Wood guitar Reuben Wilson 6:11
1969-12-12 Orange Peel guitar Reuben Wilson 6:39
1969-12-12 Twenty-Five Miles guitar Reuben Wilson 7:13
1969-12-15 Aquarius guitar Charles Earland 8:07
1969-12-15 Black Talk guitar Charles Earland 7:56
1969-12-15 Here Comes Charlie guitar Charles Earland 8:23
1969-12-15 More Today Than Yesterday guitar Charles Earland 11:13
1969-12-15 The Mighty Burner guitar Charles Earland 3:10
1970-01-09 Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On) guitar Lou Donaldson 5:31
1970-01-09 Hamp's Hump guitar Lou Donaldson 6:40
1970-01-09 Minor Bash guitar Lou Donaldson 6:15
1970-01-09 Over the Rainbow guitar Lou Donaldson 7:11
1970-06-12 Tennessee Waltz guitar Lou Donaldson 6:39
1970-06-15 Cold Duck Time guitar Rusty Bryant 6:14
1970-06-15 Freeze-Dried Soul guitar Rusty Bryant 7:30
1970-06-15 Lou-Lou guitar Rusty Bryant 8:12
1970-06-15 Soul Liberation guitar Rusty Bryant 11:35
1970-06-15 The Ballad of Oren Bliss guitar Rusty Bryant 5:55
1970-09-14 Charlie Brown guitar Melvin Sparks 5:56
1970-09-14 I Didn't Know What Time It Was guitar Melvin Sparks 6:40
1970-09-14 Spill the Wine guitar Melvin Sparks 11:15
1970-09-14 Thank You (Falettin' Me Be Mice Elf Again) guitar Melvin Sparks 8:11
1970-09-14 The Stinker guitar Melvin Sparks 7:03
1970-11-02 By the Red Sea guitar Idris Muhammad 8:57
1970-11-02 Express Yourself guitar Idris Muhammad 5:28
1970-11-02 Soulful Drums guitar Idris Muhammad 4:43
1970-11-02 Super Bad guitar Idris Muhammad 5:32
1970-11-02 Wander guitar Idris Muhammad 11:12
1970-11-07 Alligator Boogaloo (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 13:02
1970-11-07 Foot Pattin' Time (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 6:49
1970-11-07 Laura (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 6:01
1970-11-07 Peepin' (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 5:27
1970-11-07 The Masquerade Is Over (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 4:09
1970-11-07 The Scorpion (live, 1970-11-07: Cadillac Club, Newark, NJ, USA) guitar Lou Donaldson 10:59
1970-12-07 5-10-15-20 guitar Leon Spencer 4:25
1970-12-07 First Gravy guitar Leon Spencer 3:55
1970-12-07 Message From the Meters guitar Leon Spencer 6:42
1970-12-07 Sneak Preview guitar Leon Spencer 8:00
1970-12-07 Someday My Prince Will Come guitar Leon Spencer 6:30
1970-12-07 The Slide guitar Leon Spencer 5:45
1971-03-01 Who's Gonna Take the Weight guitar Melvin Sparks 9:24
1971-03-08 Alone Together guitar Melvin Sparks 4:19
1971-03-08 Conjunction Mars guitar Melvin Sparks 8:14
1971-03-08 Dig Dis guitar Melvin Sparks 6:47
1971-03-08 Spark Plug guitar Melvin Sparks 8:51
1971-05-01 Who's Gonna Take the Weight? guitar Melvin Sparks 9:05
1971-05-08 Alone Together guitar Melvin Sparks 4:14
1971-05-08 Conjunction Mars guitar Melvin Sparks 8:05
1971-05-08 Dig Dis guitar Melvin Sparks 6:45
1971-05-08 Spark Plug guitar Melvin Sparks 8:50
1971-07-07 (They Long to Be) Close to You guitar Leon Spencer 5:31
1971-07-07 Louisiana Slim guitar Leon Spencer 10:13
1971-07-07 Mercy Mercy Me guitar Leon Spencer 4:06
1971-07-07 Our Love Will Never Die guitar Leon Spencer 10:20
1971-07-07 The Trouble With Love guitar Leon Spencer 8:25
1971-07-09 Aires guitar Sonny Stitt 5:30
1971-07-09 Black Vibrations guitar Sonny Stitt 6:38
1971-07-09 Calling Card guitar Sonny Stitt 6:22
1971-07-09 Goin' To D.C. guitar Sonny Stitt 7:20
1971-07-09 Them Funky Changes guitar Sonny Stitt 7:50
1971-07-09 Where Is Love? guitar Sonny Stitt 2:20
1971-07-16 Caracas guitar Lou Donaldson 8:24
1971-07-16 I'll Be There guitar Lou Donaldson 5:24
1971-07-16 If There's a Hell Down Below guitar Lou Donaldson 9:03
1971-07-16 Make It With You guitar Lou Donaldson 4:57
1971-07-16 The Caterpillar guitar Lou Donaldson 6:50
1971-07-16 When You're Smiling, the Whole World Smiles With You guitar Lou Donaldson 5:18
1972-02-22 Bad Walking Woman guitar Leon Spencer 5:01
1972-02-22 Down on Dowling Street guitar Leon Spencer 4:55
1972-02-22 If You Were Me and I Were You guitar Leon Spencer 5:57
1972-02-22 Where I'm Coming From guitar Leon Spencer 5:33
1973 Groove Grease guitar Reuben Wilson 6:45
1973 Snaps guitar Reuben Wilson 7:17
1973 Superfly guitar Reuben Wilson 4:53
1973 The Cisco Kid guitar Reuben Wilson 5:19
1973 The Last Tango in Paris guitar Reuben Wilson 3:55
1973 The Look of Love guitar Reuben Wilson 5:15
1973 We've Only Just Begun guitar Reuben Wilson 4:03
1977-11 Freddie the Freeloader guitar Houston Person 5:29
1977-11 I Hope I Can Love Again guitar Houston Person 5:00
1977-11 Mean to Me guitar Houston Person 5:18
1977-11 Please Mr.Person guitar Houston Person 4:38
1977-11 Pretty Please guitar Houston Person 8:00
1977-11 The Nearness of You guitar Houston Person 4:59
1982-06-24 Blue Hue guitar Houston Person 3:17
1982-06-24 Heavy Juice guitar Houston Person 2:46
1982-06-24 Let the Feeling Flow guitar Houston Person 4:04
1982-06-24 Never Let Me Go guitar Houston Person 4:34
1982-06-24 Please Send Me Someone to Love guitar Houston Person 5:06
1982-06-24 Summertime guitar Houston Person 5:11
1982-06-24 The Texas Shuffle guitar Houston Person 2:59
1982-06-24 Theme From Loveboat guitar Houston Person 3:57
1990-02 O Holy Night guitar Hank Crawford 3:26
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 Conjunction Mars guitar Hank Crawford 8:05
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 Falling in Love With Love guitar Hank Crawford 4:40
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 Fool That I Am guitar Hank Crawford 5:54
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 I Should Care guitar Hank Crawford 6:12
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 I Want to Talk About You guitar Hank Crawford 5:17
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 In a Mellow Tone guitar Hank Crawford 5:22
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 South-Central guitar Hank Crawford 8:28
1992-08-11 – 1992-08-27 Splanky guitar Hank Crawford 4:21
1997-05-05 Blues for Shelia guitar Charles Earland 7:00
1997-05-05 Honky Tonk guitar Charles Earland 5:19
1997-05-05 Mercy Mercy guitar Charles Earland 7:21
1997-05-05 Mr. Magic guitar Charles Earland 10:54
1997-05-05 Sugar guitar Charles Earland 6:12
1997-05-05 When Johnny Comes Marching Home guitar Charles Earland 7:07
1997-07-05 Five Blind Mice guitar Charles Earland 11:15
1997-07-05 Killer Joe guitar Charles Earland 6:50
1997-07-05 Milestones guitar Charles Earland 6:25
1997-07-05 Seven of Nine guitar Charles Earland 8:07
1997-07-05 Seven Steps to Heaven guitar Charles Earland 5:57
1997-07-05 Sister Sadie guitar Charles Earland 5:37
1997-07-05 Stella by Starlight guitar Charles Earland 6:12
1997-07-05 Will You Love Me Tomorrow guitar Charles Earland 7:12
1997-08-25 Bags’ Groove guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 7:42
1997-08-25 Blues for Sweet Sue guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 8:06
1997-08-25 My Buddy guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 4:10
1997-08-25 Slammin’ at Slims guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 6:53
1997-08-25 Sunny guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 3:40
1997-08-25 Those Were the Days (Theme From ‘All in the Family’) guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 6:57
1997-08-25 Tuxedo Junction guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 7:37
1997-08-25 When the Saints Go Marchin’ In guitar Joey DeFrancesco & “Papa” John DeFrancesco 5:55
1998-08-05 Angel Eyes guitar Joey DeFrancesco 6:09
1998-08-05 Don't Worry 'Bout Me guitar Joey DeFrancesco 6:22
1998-08-05 Falling in Love With Love guitar Joey DeFrancesco 5:23
1998-08-05 I Get a Kick Out of You guitar Joey DeFrancesco 5:38
1998-08-05 Pennies From Heaven guitar Joey DeFrancesco 5:24
1998-08-05 Teach Me Tonight guitar Joey DeFrancesco 5:58
1998-08-05 What Now My Love guitar Joey DeFrancesco 5:38
1998-08-05 What's New guitar Joey DeFrancesco 6:47
1998-08-05 Witchcraft guitar Joey DeFrancesco 6:06
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Another Joe guitar Melvin Sparks Band 5:43
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Breeze guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:51
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Funky Good Time guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:19
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Get n' It guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:50
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Matter of Time guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:33
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Money guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:44
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 The Governor guitar Melvin Sparks Band 5:59
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 Turn n' Point guitar Melvin Sparks Band 5:56
2001-12-03 – 2001-12-04 What You Hear Is What You Get guitar Melvin Sparks Band 6:29
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 A Love Jam guitar Melvin Sparks 3:21
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Charlie Brown guitar Melvin Sparks 5:46
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Clinton Park guitar Melvin Sparks 6:18
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Give Me the Night guitar Melvin Sparks 5:35
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Got the Blues? guitar Melvin Sparks 4:16
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Guitar Playah guitar Melvin Sparks 7:32
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 It Is What It Is guitar Melvin Sparks 5:40
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Pick Up the Pieces guitar Melvin Sparks 5:45
2004-01-20 – 2004-02-12 Thank You guitar Melvin Sparks 7:08
2004-12-28 Easy Talk guitar Reuben Wilson 5:43
2004-12-28 For the Love of You guitar Reuben Wilson 6:39
2004-12-28 Funhouse guitar Reuben Wilson 5:32
2004-12-28 Loft Funk guitar Reuben Wilson 8:53
2004-12-28 Love Time guitar Reuben Wilson 7:04
2004-12-28 Minor Yours guitar Reuben Wilson 6:17
2004-12-28 Ronnie's Bonnie guitar Reuben Wilson 7:42
2004-12-28 Sweet Feet guitar Reuben Wilson 6:27
2005-01-11 Bambu guitar Melvin Sparks 8:00
2005-01-11 Bounce guitar Melvin Sparks 7:57
2005-01-11 Give Your Life to G-D guitar Melvin Sparks 8:19
2005-01-11 Heavy Fallin' Out guitar Melvin Sparks 5:53
2005-01-11 Hot Barbeque guitar Melvin Sparks 4:41
2005-01-11 My Girl guitar Melvin Sparks 6:30
2005-01-11 The Light Is On guitar Melvin Sparks 6:39
2005-01-11 This Is It! guitar Melvin Sparks 5:06
2005-01-11 Watch Yo' Step guitar Melvin Sparks 5:46
A Good Date guitar Charles Earland 6:52
A Good Date guitar Charles Earland 6:49
A Prayer guitar Charles Earland 3:46
Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got) guitar Melvin Sparks 3:29
Ballad for Mom guitar Charles Earland 5:09
Changes guitar Bernard Purdie 10:33
Cissy Strut guitar Bernard Purdie 7:55
Cold Duck Time guitar Rusty Bryant 6:23
Cold Sweat guitar Bernard Purdie 6:17
Freeze-Dried Soul guitar Rusty Bryant 7:30
Gathering Together guitar Melvin Sparks 9:21
Grant's Groove guitar Charles Earland 4:51
Grant's Groove guitar Charles Earland 4:53
Green Onion guitar Bernard Purdie 6:57
I Want to Talk About You guitar Melvin Sparks 4:16
In the Alley guitar Charles Earland 8:04
Judy's Groove guitar Melvin Sparks 4:30
Let the Music Play guitar Charles Earland 10:47
Loul-Lou guitar Rusty Bryant 8:15
Memphis Soul Stew guitar Bernard Purdie 7:10
Murilley guitar Charles Earland 6:36
Organic Blues guitar Charles Earland 7:31
Organyz Groove guitar Charles Earland 4:54
Pleasant Afternoon guitar Charlie Earland 11:04
Since I Fell for You guitar Bernard Purdie 8:24
Soul Drums guitar Bernard Purdie 5:58
Soul Liberation guitar Rusty Bryant 11:38
Star in the Crescent guitar Melvin Sparks 5:23
Super Bad guitar Bernard Purdie 6:47
Tackhead guitar Charles Earland 9:47
Tackhead guitar Charles Earland 9:47
Texas Twister guitar Melvin Sparks 6:07
The Ballad of Oren Bliss guitar Rusty Bryant 6:02
Three Blind Mice guitar Charles Earland 6:16
Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get guitar Bernard Purdie 6:41
Whip! Whop! guitar Melvin Sparks 4:00
Crunch Time guitar Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff
Hot Dog guitar Lou Donaldson
Rip a Dip guest and guitar Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers
The Blues Is Now guitar Jimmy Witherspoon
producer
A Love Jam Melvin Sparks 3:21
Bambu Melvin Sparks 8:00
Bounce Melvin Sparks 7:57
Bump and Bump Melvin Sparks 3:55
Caught Up in the Rapture Reuben Wilson ?:??
Charlie Brown Melvin Sparks 5:46
Clinton Park Melvin Sparks 6:18
Easy Talk Reuben Wilson 5:43
Feel Free Reuben Wilson ?:??
For the Love of You Reuben Wilson 6:39
Funhouse Reuben Wilson 5:32
Funk Farm Reuben Wilson ?:??
Get Down With the Get Down Melvin Sparks 3:24
Get Ya Some Melvin Sparks 4:33
Give Me the Night Melvin Sparks 5:35
Give Your Life to G-D Melvin Sparks 8:19
Got the Blues? Melvin Sparks 4:16
Guitar Playah Melvin Sparks 7:32
Heavy Fallin' Out Melvin Sparks 5:53
Hot Barbeque Melvin Sparks 4:41
I Got To Have You Melvin Sparks 2:56
If You Want My Love Melvin Sparks 3:55
In the Morning Melvin Sparks 3:59
It Is What It Is Melvin Sparks 5:40
Loft Funk Reuben Wilson 8:53
Looking for a Love Melvin Sparks 3:00
Love Time Reuben Wilson 7:04
Minor Yours Reuben Wilson 6:17
Miss Mansfield Reuben Wilson ?:??
Mockingbird Melvin Sparks 3:06
Movin' On Reuben Wilson ?:??
My Girl Melvin Sparks 6:30
Pick Up the Pieces Melvin Sparks 5:45
Ronnie's Bonnie Reuben Wilson 7:42
Slick Willie Reuben Wilson ?:??
Sweet Feet Reuben Wilson 6:27
Thank You Melvin Sparks 7:08
The Light Is On Melvin Sparks 6:39
This Is It! Melvin Sparks 5:06
Waita Minute Reuben Wilson ?:??
Watch Me Fly Reuben Wilson ?:??
Watch Yo' Step Melvin Sparks 5:46
What You Won't Do for Love Reuben Wilson ?:??
vocal
Rip a Dip guest Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers
writer
Bambu