Sugar Pie DeSanto

Umpeylia Marsema Balinton

Also known as "Sugar Pie" De Santo, De Santo, DeSanto, Paliya, Paliya De Santos, S. DeSanto, S. P. deSantos, S.P. DeSanto, Sugar Pie, Sugar Pie De Santo, Sugar Pie Desanto, Sugarpie, Sugarpie De Santo, Sugarpie Desanto, Sugarpie Di Santo
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Discography of Sugar Pie DeSanto:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 I Don't Wanna Fuss / I Love You So Much 2 Audio 1964 Checker
2 Git Back / Strange Feeling 2 Audio 1974 Jasman Records
3 Hello, San Francisco 12 Audio 1984 Jasman Records
4 Bay Area Funk 2 Audio 2005 Luv N' Haight
5 Go Go Power: The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966 24 Audio 2009-04-00 Kent Records
6 Down In The Basement - The Chess Years 12 Audio 1997 Chess
7 Slip-In Mules (No High Heel Sneakers) / Mr. & Mrs. 2 Audio 1964 Checker
8 Do I Make Myself Clear / Somewhere Down The Line 2 Audio 1966 Cadet Records
9 I Don't Wanna Fuss 2 Audio 1964 Pye International
10 Strange Feeling / Little Taste Of Soul 2 Audio 1962 Gedinson's
11 Good Timin' / Go Go Power 2 Audio 1966 Checker
12 Never Love A Stranger / Here You Come Running 2 Audio 1965 Checker
13 Do I Make Myself Clear / Somewhere Down The Line 2 Audio 1966 Argo Records
14 Down In The Basement - The Chess Years 16 Audio 1989 Chess
15 Sisters Of Soul 20 Audio 1990 Roots (6)
16 I Want To Know / Baby It Ain't Right 2 Audio 1960 Veltone Records
17 I Don't Wanna Fuss 2 Audio 1964 Checker
18 The Feelin's Too Strong / Be Happy 2 Audio 1969 Soul Clock
19 Do The Whoopie / Get To Steppin' 2 Audio 1967 Brunswick
20 There's Gonna Be Trouble 2 Audio 1966-05-00 Chess
21 In The Basement 2 Audio 1966 Cadet Records
22 Down In The Basement - The Chess Years 10 Audio 1988
23 I Want To Know / Baby It Ain't Right 2 Audio 1960 Veltone Records
24 The One Who Really Loves You / That Lovin' Touch 2 Audio 1968 Coral
25 Do I Make Myself Clear 2 Audio 1965 Chess
26 Down In The Basement 16 Audio 1989 Zafiro
27 Slip-In Mules (No High Heel Sneakers) / Mr. & Mrs. 2 Audio 1964 Checker
28 Nickel And A Dime / Flippin And A Floppin 2 Audio 1958 Music City
29 Going Back Where I Belong / Wish You Were Mine 2 Audio 1960 Veltone Records
30 Crazy Lovin' / Love Me Tonight 2 Audio 1963 Checker
31 The One Who Really Loves You / That Lovin' Touch 2 Audio 1968 Brunswick
32 The Feelin's Too Strong / Be Happy 2 Audio 1969 Soul Clock
33 Hello San Francisco 2 Audio 1970 Jasman Records
34 (If I Had A) Wishing Well / Darling Be Mine 2 Audio 1958 Jody Records (2)
35 Sugar Pie 12 Audio 1961 Checker
36 The One Who Really Loves You / That Lovin' Touch 2 Audio 1968 Brunswick
37 Straighten It Out With Yo Man / Keep Your Women's Lib 4 Audio 1972 Jasman Records
38 Use What You Got 21 Audio 1991
39 It Won't Be Long / Can't Let You Go 2 Audio 1961 Checker
40 Going Back Where I Belong / A Little Taste Of Soul 2 Audio 2014 Outta Sight
41 Down In The Basement - The Chess Years 12 Audio 1989
42 Sugar Is Salty 12 Audio 1993 Jasman Records
43 Slip-In Mules (No High Heel Sneakers) / Mr. & Mrs. 2 Audio 1964 Checker
44 Jump In My Chest / Mama Didn't Raise No Fools 2 Audio 1965 Checker


Popular veteran rhythm 'n' blues - soul - blues songstress - songwriter

Born on October 16, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.

In the 1950s and '60s toured with both [a=Johnny Otis] and [a=James Brown], collaborated with [a=Etta James], married to [a=Alvin Parnham], a.k.a. Pee Wee Kingsley and changed her name to [a=Peylia Parham]. After their divorce she movd to Chicago, where she kept on recording succesfully and writing songs for other artists, often along with [a=Shena DeMell]. She was given a Bay Area Music Award in 1999 for best female blues singer. In September 2008, she was given a Pioneer Award by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Received a lifetime achievement award from the Goldie Awards in November 2009.


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