Who Sang Money Won’t Change You? Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Lady Soul cover art
Release information
Writer(s): James Brown, Nat Jones
Release Date: 1968-1-22
Genre: Funk / Soul Blues
Style: Rhythm & Blues/Soul
length: 2:09
producer: Jerry Wexler
recording engineer: Tom Dowd
arranger: Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd
baritone saxophone: Haywood Henry
bass guitar: Tommy Cogbill
bass trombone: Tony Studd
guitar: Jimmy Johnson, Joe South and Bobby Womack
piano: Aretha Franklin
tenor saxophone: Seldon Powell, Frank Wess and King Curtis
trumpet: Bernie Glow, Melvin Lastie and Joe Newman
drums (drum set): Roger Hawkins
choir vocals: Carolyn Franklin, The Sweet Inspirations and Aretha Franklin
vibraphone: Warren Smith
vocal: Aretha Franklin
electric piano: Spooner Oldham
organ: Spooner Oldham
writer: James Brown, Nat Jones
Told me, darling, that you had to go
Find somebody, I don't care no more, baby
I know you're happy, you better try to get along
(Get along without me)

'Cause money won't change you
I said money won't change you (yeah)
No money won't change you
But time is taking you on (come on, yeah, yeah )

There were times when I'd been hurt (hurt)
I sure know what it is to be treated just like dirt
Go ahead, baby, and tell the world
Tell 'em I'm your sweetie, I'm your only girl

Money won't change you (no, no)
I said, money won't change you
But time is taking you on
Time, yes it is
Time, oh

I'm a little happy now that you're gone
(Get along without me)

But money won't change you
I said money won't change you (yeah)
Oh money won't change you no, no
(Can you do it without me)
Money won't change you (yeah)
I tell you, money won't change you
But time will take you on

Oh people I feel the blues
I told myself that I knew that I would oh
Money

Get it, get it, get it, get it
Get it, get it, get it, get down
Money won't change you
Get it, get it, get it, get down with
Get it, get it, get it,
Money won't change you
Get it, get it, get it, get down with
Get it, get it, get down with it baby
Get it, get it, get it,
Money won't change you (oh no)
Get it, get it, get it, get down with

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Chain of Fools
  • 2 Money Won’t Change You
  • 3 People Get Ready
  • 4 Niki Hoeky
  • 5 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
  • 6 Since You’ve Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
  • 7 Good to Me as I Am to You
  • 8 Come Back Baby
  • 9 Groovin’
  • 10 Ain’t No Way