Who Sang What Is Success? Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt Streetlights cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Allen Toussaint
release date: 1974
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Electric Blues/Blues Rock
length: 3:32
remixer: Harry Maslin
producer: Jerry Ragovoy
vocal: Bonnie Raitt
recording engineer: Bruce Tergesen, Harry Maslin and Blaise Castellano
arranger: Jerry Ragovoy
background vocals: Sharon Redd, Tasha Thomas and Carl Hall
electric bass guitar: Bob Babbitt
guitar: Jerry Friedman and David Spinozza
keyboard: Leon Pendarvis
percussion: Arthur Jenkins and Ralph MacDonald
strings arranger: David Matthews
drums (drum set): Steve Gadd
horn arranger: David Matthews
How does one decide
That the methods he's using,
They just don't jive
To truly believe and keep trying
Over and over again
Living in hopes,
That someday you'll be in with the winners

When will one change his mind
And jump the fence
For the dial a sign
Its a sad thing, its a bad thing
But so necessary
Living in hopes,
That someday you'll be in with the winners

Now what, what, (i don't know, can you tell me what)
What is success?
Is it do your own thing?
Or to join the rest
And if you truly believe it,
And try over and over again
Living in hopes
That someday you'll be in with the winners

Oh, tell me what it is
Sweet success

Oh, tell me what it is
Sweet success

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 That Song About the Midway
  • 2 Rainy Day Man
  • 3 Angel From Montgomery
  • 4 I Got Plenty
  • 5 Streetlights
  • 6 What Is Success
  • 7 Ain't Nobody Home
  • 8 Everything That Touches You
  • 9 Got You on My Mind
  • 10 You Got to Be Ready for Love (If You Wanna Be Mine)

  • Album Information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin