Rock Steady Lyrics

Aretha Franklin


publisher: ©SPRINGTIME MUSIC INC,
writers: Weldon Irving Jr., Nina Simone
album: Track 3 in album Young, Gifted and Black
release date: 1972-1-24
popularity : 85 users have visited this page.
length: 3:14
producer: Arif Mardin, Tom Dowd and Jerry Wexler
piano: Aretha Franklin
lead vocals: Aretha Franklin
recorded by: Ron Albert
horn arranger: Tom Dowd
woodwind arranger & strings arranger: Arif Mardin
composer: Aretha Franklin
lyricist: Aretha Franklin

Cover Art

Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted and Black cover art
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Rock steady, baby
That's what I feel now
Just call the song exactly what it is
Just move your hips with a feeling from side to side
Sit yourself down in your car and take a ride
While you're moving, rock steady
Rock steady, baby
Let's call this song exactly what it is
What it is, what it is, what it is)
It's a funky and lowdown feeling (what it is)
In the hips from left to right (what it is)
(What it is) what it is I might be doin'
(What it is) this funky dance all night
(Put your hands up in the air)
(Got a feelin' you ain't got a care)
(You gotta take this burn)?
That tear we all inside)?

Rock steady, rock steady baby
Rock steady, rock steady baby

Jump and move your hips with a feeling from side to side
Sit yourself down in your car and take a ride
While you're moving, rock steady
Rock steady

Let's call this song exactly what it is
(What it is, what it is, what it is)
It's a funky and lowdown feeling (what it is)
In the hips from left to right (what it is)
What it is is I might be doin' (what it is)
This funky dance all night, ah
(Put your hands up in the air)
(Got a feelin' you ain't got a care)
You gotta take this burn)?
(That tear we all inside)?

Rock steady baby, rock steady, woo
Rock steady
Rock steady, rock steady (what it is)
It's a funky and lowdown feeling (what it is)
In the hips from left to right (what it is)
What it is is I might be doin'
This funky dance all night, ah
(Put your hands up in the air)
(Got a feelin' you ain't got a care)
(You gotta take this burn)?
(That tear we all inside)?

Rock steady, steady baby, rock, rock steady, baby

Baby (what it is), baby, baby (what it is) baby


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)
  • 2 Day Dreaming
  • 3 Rock Steady
  • 4 Young, Gifted and Black
  • 5 All the King's Horses
  • 6 A Brand New Me
  • 7 April Fools
  • 8 I've Been Loving You Too Long
  • 9 First Snow in Kokomo
  • 10 The Long and Winding Road
  • 11 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
  • 12 Border Song (Holy Moses)