Label: London Records - 6.30125 FA • Format: 4x, Vinyl LP, Compilation Box Set • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul • Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Burke's version charted inbut missed the US top 40, peaking at number Burke claims he was the sole writer on the song but was talked into sharing credit by Wexler and Berns. In an interview Burke recalled the song's origins: "I used to do it in church when I was a kid and it was a march for the offering. We would play it with tubas, trombones and the big bass drum and it sounded really joyful. I I Feel Good - U Roy* - Music Addict it to Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (2nd Version) - The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones Story - Par Wexler and Bert Berns, who thought that it was too Zoom - The Cadillacs - The Best Of The Cadillacs, and had the wrong tempo.
In AugustBurke recalled that he had hired musicians from Charlotte, North Carolinato play at a gig in Long Island and he drafted them in to play the instrumental riff on "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love". Burke described the recording: "Got the band cooking, get a bit of echo, we went through it, came back out, said to Jerry [Wexler], 'Whaddya think?
Doesn't have any meaning. His band's here, let's just cut it. Dave Marsh explains that in this song, "the porcine, gilt-fingered lay preacher testifies from the top but what you ought to hear is writ large between the lines, especially in the stentorian opening sermon. That is, when Burke sings "[There's a song I sing, and I believe] If everybody was to sing this song, it could save the whole world. I said, 'Well, I tell ya what—I'll give you a piece of it. Even now, I'm still struggling to get the publishing, the royalties, and that'll never happen.
Jerry Wexler maintained in "I know Solomon is upset about that, and I wrote him a long letter explaining how we wrote the song together Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (2nd Version) - The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones Story - Par that he has always gotten his share of the royalties. I know that because I get royalty checks for the song. The whole process of making a record is a collaborative affair and the issue of who does just what on a song sometimes gets confusing, but not on that song.
We wrote it in Bert's apartment. Bert had a guitar and we wrote it together. Burke made an appearance to sing the song during The Rolling Stones tour, singing the song, which was included in the Stones' live album Live Licks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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