Sunday Songs :Aretha Franklin - I say a little prayer - Live HQ 1970



A totally live version by Aretha Franklin (1942-) and the band of a deeply moving song composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. The musicianship is incredible. She was ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the greatest singer of all time. On the recorded song the background singers were the The Sweet Inspirations, I don't know if they're the girls in the film clip. They also famously worked with Elvis. Also on the record - Piano - Aretha Franklin, Guitar - Tommy Cogbill, Drums - Roger Hawkins.

'I say a little prayer'

The moment I wake up
Before I put on my makeup
I say a little prayer for you
While combing my hair, now,
And wondering what dress to wear, now,
I say a little prayer for you

(Forever) Forever, and ever, 
(you'll stay in my heart and I will love you)
(Forever) Forever, and ever, 
(we never will part Oh, how I love you)
(Together) Together, forever, 
(that's how it must be to live without you)
Would only mean heartbreak for me, ooh

I run for the bus, dear,
While riding I think of us, dear,
I say a little prayer for you
At work I just take time
And all through my coffee break-time,
I say a little prayer for you

(Forever) Forever, and ever, 
(you'll stay in my heart and I will love you)
(Forever) Forever, and ever, 
(we never will part Oh, how I love you)
(Together) Together, forever, 
(that's how it must be To live without you)
Would only mean heartbreak for me

My darling, believe me
For me there is no one but you
Please love me too
Answer my prayer
Answer my prayer now babe, oh-oh

(Forever) Forever, and ever, ever
(you'll stay in my heart and I will love you)
(Forever) Forever, and ever, 
(we never will part Oh, how I love you)
(Together) Together, forever, 
(that's how it must be to live without you)
Would only mean heartbreak for me, nobody but me

My darling, believe me
For me there is no one but you
Please love me too
Answer my prayer
Answer my prayer now babe
Say you love me too
Answer it right now babe
Answer my prayer



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