Baby I Love You (Aretha Franklin song)
|"Baby I Love You"|
|Single by Aretha Franklin|
|from the album Aretha Arrives|
|B-side||"Goin' Down Slow"|
|Aretha Franklin singles chronology|
"Baby I Love You" is a popular song by R&B singer Aretha Franklin. It was the only single release from her Aretha Arrives album in 1967, the song was a huge hit. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and spent two weeks at number-one on the Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles chart. It was featured in Martin Scorsese's 1990 film Goodfellas. A live recording featured on the album Aretha in Paris (1968). There have been several other famous musicians who have covered Aretha Franklin's "Baby I Love You", such as Lisa Marie Presley in 1989, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack in 1972, B.B. King, The Bar-Kays in 1971, Erma Franklin in 1969, Irma Thomas in 1988, and Otis Rush in 1969 and various other musicians.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||4|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Rhythm & Blues||1 (2 weeks)|
- Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 52 – The Soul Reformation: Phase three, soul music at the summit. [Part 8] : UNT Digital Library" (audio). Pop Chronicles. Digital.library.unt.edu. Track 2.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 215.
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|Billboard's Hot Rhythm & Blues number one single
August 26 - September 2, 1967
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