# Chain of Fools / Prove It Album

## Artist(s): Aretha Franklin

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### Tracklist

## Chain of Fools

length: 2:48

composer: Don Covay

lyricist: Don Covay

composer: Don Covay

lyricist: Don Covay

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

For five long years

I thought you were my man

But I found out

I'm just a link in your chain

You got me where you want me

I ain't nothin' but your fool

Ya treated me mean

Oh you treated me cruel

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

Every chain, has got a weak link

I might be weak yeah

But I'll give you strength

Oh, hey

You told me to leave you alone

My father said, "Come on home"

My doctor said, "Take it easy"

Oh but your lovin' is much too strong

I'm added to your

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

One of these mornings

The chain is gonna break

But up until the day

I'm gonna take all I can take, oh hey

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

Chain, chain, chain

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

Chain of fools

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

For five long years

I thought you were my man

But I found out

I'm just a link in your chain

You got me where you want me

I ain't nothin' but your fool

Ya treated me mean

Oh you treated me cruel

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

Every chain, has got a weak link

I might be weak yeah

But I'll give you strength

Oh, hey

You told me to leave you alone

My father said, "Come on home"

My doctor said, "Take it easy"

Oh but your lovin' is much too strong

I'm added to your

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

One of these mornings

The chain is gonna break

But up until the day

I'm gonna take all I can take, oh hey

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chain

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

(Chain, chain, chain)

Chain of fools

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

Chain, chain, chain

Chain, chain, chai-i-in

Chain of fools

## Prove It

mixer: Tom Dowd

arranger: Ralph Burns

piano: Spooner Oldham

bass: Tommy Cogbill

tenor saxophone: King Curtis and Charles Chalmers

trumpet: Melvin Lastie

organ: Truman Thomas

bass trombone: Tony Studd

drums (drum set): Roger Hawkins

guitar: Joe South and Jimmy Johnson

vocal: Aretha Franklin and The Sweet Inspirations

strings: [unknown]

vibraphone: Ted Sommer

composer: Horace Ott, Randy Evretts

(Backup)

Prove it, Prove it, Prove it, Prove it to me

(Aretha)

Prove,

That it won't bother me,

To become your used to be.

Prove,

That I can just Ignore,

All the love we shared before.

(Aretha) Prove it to my stallin' Heart!

(Backup) Prove it to my stalling Heart.

(Aretha) Prove it now before we part!

(Backup) Prove it now before we part.

(Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha)

Prove,

The loneliness I'll find,

Will be only in my mind.

Prove,

That all these tears that fall,

Aren't really tears at all.

(Aretha) Prove that I don't want to die!

(Backup) Prove that I don't want to die

(Aretha) Now that you say, "It's goodbye"!

(Backup) Now that you say, "It's goodbye"

(Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha)

Before you walk out that door

Prove, I won't love you no more

Prove that i'll forget your kiss

In your arms, I'll never miss

(Back up) Never Miss

(Aretha) Now let me see you

(Togehter) prove it

(Aretha) Just let me see you

(Together) Prove it

(Aretha)

Prove,that I don't want to die

Now, That you say, "It's Goodbyye"

Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha) Let me see you

(Togehter) prove it

(Aretha) Just let me see you

(Together) Prove it

(Aretha)

Prove, that I don't want to die.

Now, That you say, "It's Goodbyye", Baby!

(Aretha) Prove it

(Together) Baby!

(Aretha) Let me see you

(Together) Proove it

(Back up)

Prove it, Prove it, Prove it, Prove it to me

Prove it, Prove it, Prove it, Prove it to me

(Aretha)

Prove,

That it won't bother me,

To become your used to be.

Prove,

That I can just Ignore,

All the love we shared before.

(Aretha) Prove it to my stallin' Heart!

(Backup) Prove it to my stalling Heart.

(Aretha) Prove it now before we part!

(Backup) Prove it now before we part.

(Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha)

Prove,

The loneliness I'll find,

Will be only in my mind.

Prove,

That all these tears that fall,

Aren't really tears at all.

(Aretha) Prove that I don't want to die!

(Backup) Prove that I don't want to die

(Aretha) Now that you say, "It's goodbye"!

(Backup) Now that you say, "It's goodbye"

(Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha)

Before you walk out that door

Prove, I won't love you no more

Prove that i'll forget your kiss

In your arms, I'll never miss

(Back up) Never Miss

(Aretha) Now let me see you

(Togehter) prove it

(Aretha) Just let me see you

(Together) Prove it

(Aretha)

Prove,that I don't want to die

Now, That you say, "It's Goodbyye"

Together)

Prove it, Baby

Proove it, Baby!

(Aretha) Let me see you

(Togehter) prove it

(Aretha) Just let me see you

(Together) Prove it

(Aretha)

Prove, that I don't want to die.

Now, That you say, "It's Goodbyye", Baby!

(Aretha) Prove it

(Together) Baby!

(Aretha) Let me see you

(Together) Proove it

(Back up)

Prove it, Prove it, Prove it, Prove it to me