Your Good Thing (Is About to End)

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"Your Good Thing (Is About to End)"
Single by Lou Rawls
from the album The Way It Was: The Way It Is
2:51 (7" version)
Songwriter(s)Isaac Hayes, David Porter[1]

"Your Good Thing (Is About to End)" (written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter) is a 1969 single by Lou Rawls from his album The Way It Was: The Way It Is. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[2] The song was originally recorded by Mable John in 1966 peaking at #95 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #6 on the R&B Charts.[3]

Additional Cover Versions[edit]

Year Artist Album
1970 Cold Blood Sisyphus (Bomba)
1972 The Bar-Kays Do You See What I See? (Stax)
1978 O. V. Wright Bottom Line (Hi Records)
1979 Bonnie Raitt The Glow (Warner Bros.)
1980 Captain & Tennille Keeping Our Love Warm (Casablanca)
1990 Etta James Stickin' to My Guns (Island)
1997 Boz Scaggs Come on Home (Virgin Records)
2006 Mike Harrison Late Starter (HALO Label)
2014 Robert Cray In My Soul (Provogue Records)


  1. ^ Allmusic song review
  2. ^ Allmusic Lou Rawls chart history
  3. ^ Allmusic Mable John chart history