Who Sang Tracks of My Tears? Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Soul ’69 cover art

Some other versions of "Tracks of My Tears"
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Marvin Tarplin, Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore, William Robinson Jr.
release date: 1969
genres: Funk / Soul Blues Pop
styles: Rhythm & Blues/Soul
length: 2:55
People say I'm the life of the party
Because I tell a joke or two
Although I might be laughing loud and hearty
Deep inside I'm blue
So take a good look at my face
You'll see my smile looks out of place

If you look closer, it's easy to trace
The tracks of my tears
I need you, need you
Since you left me if you see me with another girl
Seeming like I'm having fun
Although she may be cute

She's just a substitute
Because you're the permanent one
So take a good look at my face
You'll see my smile looks out of place
If you look closer, it's easy to trace
The tracks of my tears

I need you, need you
Outside I'm masquerading
Inside my hope is fading
Just a clown oh yeah
Since you put me down
My smile is my make up

I wear since my break up with you
So take a good look at my face
You'll see my smile looks out of place
If you look closer, it's easy to trace
The tracks of my tears



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