One Step Ahead (Aretha Franklin song)
|"One Step Ahead"|
|Single by Aretha Franklin|
|B-side||"I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face"|
|Writer(s)||Eddie Snyder, Charles Singleton|
|Aretha Franklin singles chronology|
"One Step Ahead" is a song by American soul singer Aretha Franklin. The single containing the song was released by Columbia Records in 1965. "One Step Ahead" was the A-side of the single, and peaked at #18 on the Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles chart. The B-side, "I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face," was taken from her 1964 album Runnin' Out Of Fools. The single was released two years before Aretha achieved stardom when she joined Atlantic Records.
"One Step Ahead" was not included on any of her Columbia studio albums, and remains one of her rarest releases
The same vocal part was sampled by Clutchy Hopkins for his "Sleepers Never Dig, Diggers Never Sleep Bootleg".