Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin song)

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"Rock Steady"
Single by Aretha Franklin
from the album Young, Gifted and Black
B-side "Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)"
Released November 26, 1971
Format 7"
Recorded Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, New York, 1971
Genre Funk, soul
Length 3:15
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Aretha Franklin
Producer(s) Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler
Certification Gold
Aretha Franklin singles chronology
"Spanish Harlem"
(1971)
"Rock Steady"
(1971)
"Day Dreaming"
(1972)

"Rock Steady" is a song written and performed by Aretha Franklin and released in 1971, from the album Young, Gifted and Black. The single reached the #9 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts that same year. It also peaked at #2 on the Best Selling Soul Singles chart. The B-side, "Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)" peaked at #73 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the Best Selling Soul Singles chart.

It was also used as a diegetic track in Driver: San Francisco.

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 2

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