Aretha Franklin - Chain of Fools (Official Lyric Video)
Chain, chain, chain! Watch the lyric video of Aretha Franklin's "Chain of Fools" first released as a single in 1967 and then on album 'Lady Soul' (1968). "Chain of Fools" hit #1 on the U.S. R&B Chart and peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and went on win a GRAMMY for Best Female Vocal R&B Performance 🔔 Subscribe to the Aretha Franklin channel and ring the bell to turn on notifications
Performers: Lead Vocals: Aretha Franklin Wurlitzer Piano: Spooner Oldham Guitar: Jimmy Johnson, Joe South Bass Guitar: Tommy Cogbill Drums: Roger Hawkins Backing Vocals: The Sweet Inspirations, Carolyn Franklin, Ellie Greenwhich, Aretha Franklin Written By: Don Covay Produced By: Jerry Wexler Watch all of Aretha Franklin’s official videos here
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Lyrics: Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain of fools For five long years I thought you were my man But I found out I'm just a link in your chain Oh-wo-ah You got me where you want me I ain't nothing but your fool You treated me mean Oh, you treated me cruel Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain of fools Every chain Has got a weak link I might be weak, child But I'll give you strength, yeah You told me to leave you alone My father said, "come on home" My doctor said, "take it easy" Oh, but your loving is much too strong I'm added to your chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Your chain of fools Oh, one of these mornings The chain is gonna break But up until then yeah I'm gonna take all I can take, oh yeah Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Your chain of fools, oh Chain, chain, chain (Chain, chain, chain) Oh Chain, chain, chain Your chain of fools, oh yeah ******************* An icon of 20th and 21st century music, the voice of the civil rights movement, and the undisputed Queen of Soul—there is only one Aretha Franklin. In her incredible six-decade career, Aretha evolved from teenage gospel star to reigning pop and R&B diva, recording classics like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “Chain Of Fools”, “Think” (lyrics by Aretha Franklin), definitive versions of the songs “Respect” and “I Say a Little Prayer”, and global hits like “Freeway Of Love,” “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”, and “A Rose Is Still A Rose.” Altogether, 112 of her singles reached the charts, with 20 No. 1 R&B singles, the most ever by a female artist. She won 18 Grammy Awards (including the first eight trophies for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance) and, out of recognition for her for indelible contribution to American music and culture, received both the Presidential Medal Of Freedom and a Pulitzer Prize.