The Timeline of Essra's Releases

  • 1964 1st single released under the name of Jamie Carter on Liberty (titles in text above)
  • 1966 “I’LL NEVER LEARN” / Shangri-Las/ b-side of “Sweet Sounds of Summer” now available on CD “The Best of the Shangri-Las”/Mercury(1996)#314 532 371-2
  • 1968 “THE SPELL THAT COMES AFTER”/Vanilla Fudge “Renaissance”LP/ATCO                                   reissued 1998 on CD/Sundazed Records 
  • 1969 1st album released “Sandy’s Album is Here at Last”/ Verve #V6-5064-X
  • 1970 2nd album released(1st as Essra Mohawk) “Primordial Lovers”/WB Reprise #6377
  • 1974 3rd album released “ESSRA MOHAWK” w/Maxfield Parrish-like cover art /                                         (Elektra/Asylum #7E-1023)
  • 1976 4th album released “ESSRA”/Private Stock Records/#PS2024 
  • 1981 “HAZE”/Bobby & the Midnights/Atlantic Records 
  • 1982 “NOT WITH ME”/McFadden & Whitehead, “Movin’ On”/Capitol EMI #ST-12251
  • 1982 5th solo album “BURNIN’ SHININ’ ”(released unbeknownst to artist)/                                                                                              San Francisco Sound #SFS 11810
  • 1985 6th solo album(last on vinyl) “E-TURN”/Eclipse Records #E0001                                                  [reissued on CD 2005/MummyPump]
  • 1986 “CHANGE OF HEART”/#3 hit single from Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors” LP/Epic *platinum                   released again on CD “Twelve Deadly Cyns” in 1994 on Sony/went to #1 on UK album chart
  • 1988 “INNOCENCE FALLS AWAY”/Eria Fachin/ATCO
  • 1989 “STRONGER THAN THE WIND”/Tina Turner/ on 3 different b-sides off “Foreign Affairs” LP                    (Capitol EMI)
  • 1990 “SO INTENSE”/hit single off Lisa Fischer LP “So Intense”#5 R&B album chart/Elektra
  • 1991 “HAND OVER YOUR HEART”/Lorrie Morgan “Something in Red”LP/BMG *platinum*
  • 1992 “ONE STRIKE”/single by Degrees of Motion (Esquire Records) Top 40 on Dance Charts.
  • 1993 “I’VE HAD IT ALL”/Lowen & Navarro “Broken Moon” CD Parachute/(Mercury) #314 518 309-2
  • 1994 “CAN’T TURN THE NIGHT OFF”/Annie Haslam of Renaissance “Blessing in Disguise” CD                        (One Way Records #PRO-101)
  • 1995 “BABY’S GOT A HABIT”/Joe Lynn Turner “Nothing’s Changed”/(Mayhem Records) #CDMFN 189
  • 1995 7th solo album (1st on CD) “RAINDANCE”/(Schoolkids Records) #SKR 1528
  • 1996 “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK”/4 CD Boxed Set(incl. 3 tracks w/Mohawk’s vocals) Kid Rhino
  • 1998 “WHAT’S IT GONNA’ BE”/Rita Coolidge CD “Thinkin’ About You”/Innerworks FOF-2100-2 
  • 1998 “DREAM”/Peabo Bryson “Barney’s Great Adventure-the movie” (soundtrack CD)
  • 1999 8th album “Essie Mae Hawk Meets the KillerGrooveBand” (MummyPump) [remastered in 2003]
  • 2000 “PRIMORDIAL LOVERS MM”/ Essra Mohawk (Rhino Handmade) #RHM2 7720 
  • 2001 “INFINITE EYES”/Keb Mo CD “Big Wide Grin” (Sony Wonder) #LK 63829
  • 2001 9th solo album (1st live) “Essra Live at Genghis Cohen” (MummyPump) 
  • 2001 single, “Whatever It Takes” from “Raindance” reissue (MummyPump)
  • 2002 “RAINDANCE” Album Reissue (MummyPump) /released again in 2005 (Evidence) 
  • 2002 “SHADOW ON THE MOON”/Julian Dawson “Hillbilly Zen” (Blue Rose Records) #BLU CD027
  • 2002 “Riders On The Storm”/LOVE HER MADLY/CD of Doors songs recorded by Women Artists                   (Skipping Discs) 
  • 2003 10th solo album “You’re Not Alone” (Evidence) #ECD 28004-2_
  • 2003 “Golden Years”/SPIDERS from VENUS/CD of David Bowie songs recorded by Women Artists              (SkippingDiscs) 
  • 2004 “Steppin’ Out”/DIFFERENT for GIRLS/CD of Joe Jackson songs recorded by women artists                  (SkippingDiscs)
  • 2004 “Boy With the Way”/GIRLS GO ZONK/CD collection of rare US singers of the 60’s (RPM 274)
  • 2005 “Party of Special Things to Do”/MAMA KANGEROOS/ Philly women sing Captain Beefheart                  (Genus Records)
  • 2006 11th solo album "LOVE IS STILL THE ANSWER" (MummyPump MPR-1111)
  • 2006 "To Be Near" was used on All My Children
  • 2007 12th solo album "REVELATIONS OF THE SECRET DIVA" (MummyPump MPR-4067)
  • 2009 "SHAPING THE NIGHT"/Marty Balin "Nothin' 2 Lose" (Balince Music 7002)
  • 2010 Essra's 1st 3 LPs reissued on CD by Collectors Choice Music

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