SON OF A PREACHER MAN

Created on 24/03/2006
Latest update on 18/09/2020

Artist: Dusty Springfield
Author: John Hurley/Ronnie Wilkins
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1968

On Dusty In Memphis, while her vocals, the Sweet Inspirations' backing vocals and Arif Mardin's string and woodwind arrangement was recorded in New York. Written for Aretha Franklin who declined it at first. Upon hearing this version she changed her mind.

Covers:

1969:

Bobbie Gentry

1969:

Skeeter Davis

1969:

Nancy Sinatra

1969:

Mavis Staples [daughter of a preacher man]

1969:

Nancy Wilson

1969:

Erma Franklin

1969:

Ketty Lester

1969:

Nicoletta [as Le Grand amour]

1970:

Aretha Franklin [daughter of a preacher man]

1970:

Ike & Tina Turner

1970:

Katja Ebstein [as Der Junge von nebenan]

1972:

Liza Minnelli

1975:

Tanya Tucker

1998:

Barbara Dex

2011:

Melissa Etheridge

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