Long Wave is the second solo album recorded by Jeff Lynne. released on 8 October (UK) and 9 October 2012 (US). The album contains cover versions of songs that influenced Lynne's songwriting whilst growing up and residing in Birmingham; it was recorded between 2010 and 2012.
Mercy, Mercy" (sometimes referred to as "Have Mercy") is a soul song first recorded by American singer/songwriter Don Covay in 1964. It established Covay's recording career and influenced later vocal and guitar styles.
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For fans clamoring for some new Lynne recordings, you are about to be treated to a pair of new releases from the bearded, sunglass-sporting gentleman.
Mercy, Mercy is a 1968 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band, recorded at Caesars Palace. LP side A. "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" (Joe Zawinul) – 5:34. Preach and Teach" (Johnny Burke) – 4:06. Channel One Suite" (Bill Reddie) – 12:50. LP side B. "Big Mama Cass" (Don Sebesky) – 3:22. Goodbye Yesterday" (Don Piestrup) – 6:18. Acid Truth" (Don Menza) – 5:50. Alfie" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:49. Ode to Billie Joe" (Bobby Gentry) – 3:39. Bonus tracks added to 1997 Blue Note CD reissue.
This song is by Jeff Lynne and appears on the album Long Wave (2012). This song is a cover of "Mercy Mercy" by Don Covay. Have mercyHave mercy, babyHave mercyMmm, have mercy on me. Well, I went to see the gypsyTo have my fortune readShe said "Man, your baby's gonna leave youHer bags are packed up under the bed"I cry. Have mercyHave mercy, babyMmm, have mercyHave mercy on me.
Written By – Donald Covay*, Ronald Alonzo Miller*