What’s That Song? Aretha Franklin Hits The High Note
Last week, The High Note hit screens in homes – and even in a few drive-ins – around the country, introducing viewers to Maggie Sherwoode (Dakota Johnson), a young whom who works as the personal assistant to R&B diva Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross) but harbors dreams of becoming a music producer. The film offers a lot of great tunes, but one that we particularly wanted to spotlight is an Aretha Franklin track that not everyone knows.
“Share Your Love With Me” was originally recorded by Bobby “Blue” Bland, who took the track to #5 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart in 1964. Aretha, of course, had a long and stellar history of taking other people’s tunes and making them her own, and she did this with “Share Your Love With Me” in 1970, when she recorded it for her 1970 album, THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU. It was also released as a single, climbing to #13 on the Hot 100 and topping the R&B Singles chart, but for whatever reason it’s not as well known by mainstream audiences nowadays.
If you didn’t know this tune before, well, now you do, and we doubt if you’ll ever forget it.
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