Who Sang Elusive Butterfly? Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Soul ’69 cover art

Some other versions of "Elusive Butterfly"
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Bob Lind
release date: 1969
genres: Funk / Soul Blues Pop
styles: Rhythm & Blues/Soul
length: 2:46
You might wake up some mornin'
To the sound of something moving past your window in the wind
And if you're quick enough to rise
You'll catch a fleeting glimpse of someone's fading shadow
Out on the new horizon
You may see the floating motion of a distant pair of wings
And if the sleep has left your ears
You might hear footsteps running through an open meadow

Don't be concerned, it will not harm you
It's only me pursuing somethin' I'm not sure of
Across my dreams with nets of wonder
I chase the bright elusive butterfly of love

You might have heard my footsteps
Echo softly in the distance through the canyons of your mind
I might have even called your name
As I ran searching after something to believe in
You might have seen me runnin'
Through the long-abandoned ruins of the dreams you left behind
If you remember something there
That glided past you followed close by heavy breathin'

Don't be concerned, it will not harm you
It's only me pursuing somethin' I'm not sure of
Across my dreams with nets of wonder
I chase the bright elusive butterfly of love

Across my dreams with nets of wonder
I chase the bright elusive butterfly of love



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ramblin’
  • 2 Today I Sing the Blues
  • 3 River’s Invitation
  • 4 Pitiful
  • 5 Crazy He Calls Me
  • 6 Bring It On Home to Me
  • 7 Tracks of My Tears
  • 8 If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody
  • 9 Gentle on My Mind
  • 10 So Long
  • 11 I’ll Never Be Free
  • 12 Elusive Butterfly

  • Album Information
    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin