Related Information for Donnie Elbert Donnie Elbert (May 25, 1936 – January 26, 1989) was an American soul singer, who had a prolific career from the mid-1950s to the late 1970s. His US hits included "Where Did Our Love Go?" (1972), and his reputation as a Northern soul artist in the UK was secured by "A Little Piece of Leather", a performance highlighting his powerful falsetto voice.Elbert was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but when aged three his family relocated to Buffalo, New York. He learned to pl.. read more