I'VE BEEN LOVING YOU TOO LONG (TO STOP NOW)

Latest update on 08/10/2016

Artist: Otis Redding
Author: Otis Redding/Jerry Butler
Label: Volt
Year: 1965

N°2 R&B and on album Otis Blue.

Covers:

1965:

Rolling Stones [on live album Got Live If You Want It, drowned by screaming fans; Redding's profile among white audiences got seriously boosted by this cover; and so, following a successful tour of Europe, Otis covered (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (see there)]

1966:

Chris Farlowe

1966:

Anita Carter

1967:

William Bell

1968:

Ike & Tina Turner [hit R&B; they also sang it in Madison Square Garden as the Stones' supporting act and in concert film Gimme Shelter]

1969:

Barbara Mandrell [her first chart entree C&W]

1969:

Dionne Warwick

1970:

Joe Cocker [on Mad Dogs & Englishmen]

1972:

Aretha Franklin

1992:

Johnny Diesel

1997:

Etta James

1999:

Francis Cabrel [as Depuis toujours]

2008:

Seal

2014:

Paul Rodgers

2016:

Melissa Etheridge

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