PEOPLE GET READY

Latest update on 17/07/2014

Artist: Impressions
Author: Curtis Mayfield
Label: ABC Paramount
Year: 1965

Covers:

1965:

Wailers [melody and one verse in One Love; ska version]

1967:

Staple Singers

1967:

Vanilla Fudge

1967:

Walker Brothers

1968:

Everly Brothers

1968:

Chambers Brothers

1968:

Aretha Franklin

1968:

Meters

1969:

Dionne Warwick

1971:

Manhattans

1972:

Persuasions

1976:

Burning Spear

1976:

Barbara Dickson

1977:

Bob Marley & The Wailers [as One Love/People Get Ready on lp Exodus, revealing Curtis Mayfield's influence]

1977:

Jonathan Edwards

1982:

Al Green

1985:

Jeff Beck & Rod Stewart

1986:

Housemartins

1990:

Bob Dylan [in film Flashback; was also one of his Basement Tapes in '67]

1993:

Rod Stewart

1993:

David Sanborn & Jonathan Sanborn

1994:

Pops Staples

1995:

Asanté

1995:

Paul Carrack

1996:

Eva Cassidy [posthumous; n°1 on the UK album charts]

1996:

Jimmy Scott

1997:

Human Nature

1997:

Ziggy Marley

1999:

Blues Band

2001:

Holmes Brothers

2002:

Blind Boys Of Alabama

2004:

Hans Theessink

2008:

Seal

2010:

Ryan Shaw

2010:

Jeff Beck & Sting [at the 25th anniversary of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame]

2011:

Trijntje Oosterhuis

See also: When I Lay My Burden Down.

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