Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I) – Lyrics

Title  Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I)
Composer  Ray Charles
Composition’s Year  1961
First Recording Artist  Ray Charles
Aretha’s First Recording Year  1961

They call it hard times, yeah, yeah
Oooh, oh, yeah, yeah, hmm
Oh, one more time, yeah
One more, one more, one more time, yeah
Oooh, hmm, yeah
Ray Charles said it was hard time but I feel alright
You know, yeah, yeah

Català – Temps Difícils (Ningú Ho Sap Millor Que Jo)
En diuen temps difícils, sí, sí
Oooh, oh, sí, sí, hmm
Oh, una vegada més, sí
Una més, una més, una vegada més, sí
Oooh, hmm, sí
Ray Charles va dir que era un temps difícil però em sento bé
Ja saps, sí, sí

Ain’t But The One (with Ray Charles) – Duke Ellington… We Love You Madly! – 1973

Title  Ain’t But The One
Composer  Duke Ellington
Live at  Duke Ellington… We Love You Madly! (CBS), Shubert Theater, Los Angeles, California
Year  1973 (February 11)
Country  USA
With  Ray Charles

Medley (with Sammy Davis Jr.) – The Hollywood Palace – 1968

Title Song 1  Think
Composer  Aretha Franklin, Ted White

Title Song 2  Respect
Composer  Otis Redding

Title Song 3  What’d I Say
Composer  Ray Charles

Live at  The Hollywood Palace (Season #6, Episode #6) (ABC)
Year  1968 (November 2)
Country  USA
With  Sammy Davis Jr.

Spirit In The Dark (with Ray Charles) – Fillmore West – 1971

Title  Spirit In The Dark
Composer  Aretha Franklin
Live at  Fillmore West, San Francisco, California
Year  1971 (March 7)
Country  USA
With  Ray Charles

With The King Pin Orchestra
Saxophone & Director  King Curtis
Organ   Billy Preston
Guitar   Cornell Dupree
Bass   Jerry Jemmott
Piano   Truman Thomas
Drums   Bernard Purdie
Percussion, Drums   Pancho Morales
Backing Vocals   Brenda Bryant, Margaret Branch, Pat Smith
Tenor Sax   Andrew Love, Lou Collins
Trumpet   Wayne Jackson, Roger Hobbs
Trombone   Jack Hale
Baritone Sax   Jimmy Mitchell

Live At Fillmore West – 7″ EP 33 RPM – 1971

Audio A  –  Audio B  –  Video A  –  Video B

Title  Live At Fillmore West
Label  Atlantic
Catalogue #  SD 77205 – LLP 158
Format  7″ EP – 33 RPM – Little LP Series
Year  1971
Country  USA
With  Ray Charles [A]

A1  Spirit In The Dark (with Ray Charles)  [Aretha Franklin]
B1  Respect  [Otis Redding]
B2  Love The One You’re With  [Stephen Stills]

It Takes Two To Tango (with Ray Charles) – The Midnight Special – 1973

Title  It Takes Two To Tango
Composer  Al Hoffman, Dick Manning
Live at  The Midnight Special (Season #1, Episode #10)
Year  1973 (March 30) / This performance was aired again in 1975 (January 31) (Season #3, Episode #19)
Country  USA
With  Ray Charles