Who Sang Take a Look? Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Soul Sister cover art
Release information
Writer(s): Allen Toussaint
Release Date: 1966
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Rhythm & Blues/Soul
length: 2:42
producer: Clyde Otis
arranger: Belford Hendricks
conductor: Belford Hendricks
Some other versions of "Take a Look"

Lyrics
Take a look in the mirror
Look at yourself
But don't you look too close
'Cause you just might see
The person that you hate the most

Lord, what's happening
To this human race
I can't even see
One friendly face

Brothers fight brothers
And sisters wink their eyes
While silver tongues
Bear fruits of poison lies

Just take a look at your
Children, born innocent
Every boy and every girl
Denying themselves a real
Chance to build a better world

Dear Lord, dear Lord
What's happening to
Your precious dream
It's washing away on a
Bloody, bloody stream

Take a look at your children
Before it's too late
And tell them nobody wins
When the prize is hate


Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Until You Were Gone
  • 2 You Made Me Love You
  • 3 Follow Your Heart
  • 4 Ol' Man River
  • 5 Sweet Bitter Love
  • 6 A Mother's Love
  • 7 Swanee
  • 8 I'm Losing You
  • 9 Take a Look
  • 10 Can't You Just See Me
  • 11 Cry Like a Baby

  • Release information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin