Re: Aretha Franklin

Mark Bunster (mbunster@SATURN.VCU.EDU)
Wed, 17 Mar 1999 10:36:43 -0500

At 12:33 AM 3/9/99 +0100, you wrote:
>I'm an Aretha Franklin's fan. I feel her music and I love it, but I
>>can't properly understand what she says in them. I would be very pleased to
>>be send or informed about the lyrics on 'Think' and 'Respect'.
>Dunno about that, but think about this -
>Doesn't 'Say a little prayer' sound exactly like a girl praying and worrying
>about her boyfreind who's been drafted over to Viet-Nam?

It's a Bacharach tune, if I'm not mistaken, and he wasn't particularly
given to political themes--even subliminal ones--in his lyrics, but I
suppose it's possible.

Aretha's version is a good one, but like most Bacharach, Dionne Warwick
captures it the best... IMO, anyway.

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