Album: Aretha Now (1968)
Charted: 26 7
  • You better think (think)
    Think about what you're trying to do to me
    Think (think, think)
    Let your mind go, let yourself be free

    Let's go back, let's go back
    Let's go way on, way back when
    I didn't even know you
    You couldn't have been too much more than ten (just a child)
    I ain't no psychiatrist, I ain't no doctor with degrees
    But, it don't take too much high IQ's
    To see what you're doing to me

    You better think (think)
    Think about what you're trying to do to me
    Yeah, think (think, think)
    Let your mind go, let yourself be free

    Oh, freedom (freedom), freedom (freedom)
    Oh, freedom, yeah, freedom
    Freedom (freedom), oh oh freedom (freedom)
    Freedom, oh freedom

    Hey, think about it, think about it

    There ain't nothing you could ask
    I could answer you but I won't (I won't)
    But I was gonna change, but I'm not
    If you keep doing things I don't

    You better think (think)
    Think about what you're trying to do to me
    Think (think)
    Let your mind go, let yourself be free

    People walking around everyday
    Playing games, taking scores
    Trying to make other people lose their minds
    Ah, be careful you don't lose yours, oh

    Think (think)
    Think about what you're trying to do to me, ooh
    Think (think)
    Let your mind go, let yourself be free

    You need me (need me)
    And I need you (don't you know)
    Without eachother there ain't nothing people can do, oh

    Think about it, baby (What are you trying to do me)
    Yeah, oh baby, think about it now, yeah
    (Think about, forgiveness, dream about forgiveness)
    To the ball, forgiveness
    Think about it baby
    To the ball, forgiveness
    To the ball, forgiveness Writer/s: Aretha Franklin, Ted White
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaProbably my fav Aretha tune.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 12th 1968, "Think" by Aretha Franklin entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #67; four weeks later on June 9th, 1968 it peaked at #7 {for 2 weeks} and spent 10 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on the same day it peaked at #7 on the Top 100 it would reach #1* {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    The record's B-side, "You Send Me", would also make both charts; #28 on the R&B Singles chart and #56 on the Top 100 chart...
    * During the calendar year of 1968 Ms. Franklin had three #1 records on the R&B Singles chart, the other two were "Chain of Fools" for 4 weeks and "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" for 3 weeks.
  • John from Nashville, Tn"Think" was the first hit (and first gold record)written or co-written by Aretha.
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