ARETHA FRANKLIN - SPIRIT IN THE DARK Lyrics

Spirit In The Dark (live version)
(Aretha Franklin)
Aretha Franklin
Recorded: Fillmore West SF, CA Feb. 7, 1971
Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles (reprise) vocals and electric piano.
King Curtis - tenor and soprano sax solos, orchestra leader.
Cornell Dupree - guitar, Bill Preston - organ.
Jerry Jemmott - bass, Bernard Dupree - drums.
Pancho Morales - conga, Memphis Horns: Andrew Love
tenor sax, Wayne Jackson and Roger Hopps - trumpets
Jack Hale - trombone, Jimmy Mitchell - baritone sax
Lou Collins - tenor sax. Bkground vocals - The Sweethearts
of Soul - Brenda Bryant, Margaret Branch, Pat Smith.
(Single release studio recording Pop Chart #23 May 23, 1970.)
Album: Aretha Franklin Queen of Soul 4 disc set.
The Atlantic Recordings R271063, 1992
Transcriber: Awcantor@aol.com



I-I'm gettin' the spirit in the dark
(um-hum-hum)
I'm gettin' the spirit in the dark
(Um-hum-hum)
People movin' oh and they groovin'
Just gettin' the spirit
(Um-hum-hum) in the dark

Tell me sister how do ya feel?
Tell me my brother-brother-brother
How do you feel?
A do you feel like dancin?
Get up and let's start dancin'
Start gettin' the spirit
(Start gettin' in the spirit)
Spirit in the dark
(In the dark)

(Doot-doot)
It's like Sally Walker
(Do-do-doot-doot)
Sittin' in a saucer
(Do-do-do-do-do-do)
That's how ya (doot) do it
(Do-do-doot-doot)
It ain't nothin'
(Do-ooo-do-ooo-doot-doot) to it

Riiiiide Sally ride
(Do-ooo-do-do-do)
Put your hand on your hips
Cover your eyes
And move
(Move)

With the spirit
(With the spirit)
Go on an move
(Move)
Move with the spirit
(With the spirit)
Oh move
(Move)
Move with the spirit
Now-now-now
(With the spirit)
Move with the spirit

Are you gettin the spirit?
(Yeah)
Are you gettin' it in the dark?
(Yeah)
I wonder how you're gettin' the spirit?
(Yeah)
Gettin' the spirit in the dark
(Yeah)

People movin' yeah-yeah-yeah
Everybodys groovin'
Just gettin' the spirit
(Start gettin' in the spirit)
Are you gettin' it?
Are you gettin' it in the dark?
(In the dark)

(Doot-doot)
It's like Sally Walker
(Doo-do-do-do)
Sittin' in her saucer
(Doo-do-do-do-do)
That's how ya do it
(Doo-do-do-do-do)

Now get on up to it
(Doo-do-do-do-do)
Ride Sally ride
(Doo-do-do-do-do)
Put your hands on your hips
Cover your eyes

And move on up with the spirit
(With the spirit)
Go on and move
(Move)
Move with the spirit
(With the spirit)
Move with the spirit
(With the spirit)
Hey now move
(Move)
Move with the spirit

Piano
(I THINK I'VE GOT IT!

All of my brothers
(Move with the spirit)
All of my sisters
(Move with the spirit)
Move
(Move with the spirit)
With the spirit
(Move with the spirit)
Keep on movin'
(Move with the spirit)
We all groove
(Groove with the spirit now)
Now move
(Move with the spirit)
Keep on groove!
(Groove with the spirit)
You gotta move your hands
(Move)
Put em together
And groove your hands
Gotta move your feet
(Groove!)
The spirit on the beat
(Move)
Oh move
(Move with the spirit)
Move!
(Move with the spirit)
Oh move
(Move with the spirit)
Move
(Move with the spirit)
Move with the spirit
(Move with the spirit)
Ooo yeah move on
(Move with the spirit)
Oh right on!
(The spirit)
Come on!
(The spirit)
Right on
(The spirit)
(Move on)
(The spirit)
Feel it
(The spirit)
Feel it
(Oh that spirit)
Feel
(Oh that spirit)
Yeah-yeah-yeah-yeah
(Move with the spirit)
Yeah move on
(Move with the spirit)
Yeah
(Move with the spirit)
Yeah
(Move with the spirit)
Move on
(Move with the spirit)
Oh Good-God-A-Mighty!
(Move with,the spirit)
Yeah Good God A-Mighty)
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Thanks to Awcantor for correcting these lyrics
 

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