Won't Be Long (Aretha Franklin song)

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"Won't Be Long"
Single by Aretha Franklin
from the album Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo
B-side "Right Now"
Released December 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 3:11
Label Columbia Records 41923
Writer(s) J. Leslie McFarland
Producer(s) John Hammond
Aretha Franklin singles chronology
"Today I Sing the Blues"
"Won't Be Long"
"Are You Sure"

"Won't Be Long" is a song written by J. Leslie McFarland and performed by Aretha Franklin. The song reached #7 on the U.S. R&B chart and #76 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961.[1] The song appeared on her 1961 album, Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo.[2] The song was produced by John Hammond.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Aretha Franklin[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. R&B chart 7
Billboard Hot 100 76


  1. ^ Aretha Franklin, "Won't Be Long" chart position Retrieved September 13, 2013
  2. ^ Aretha Franklin, Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo Retrieved September 13, 2013
  3. ^ Aretha Franklin, "Won't Be Long" Retrieved September 13, 2013