Everybody Needs Somebody to Love

Publié le 1 Janvier 1964

Everybody Needs Somebody to Love est une chanson écrite par Bert Berns, Solomon Burke et Jerry Wexler. 

Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Historique

Elle a été enregistrée pour la première fois par Solomon Burke en 1964, mais la version la plus connue est celle des Blues Brothers, qui apparaît notamment dans le film The Blues Brothers (1980). Elle a également été reprise par les Rolling Stones sur l'album The Rolling Stones No. 2 (1965). Une version jouée par les 13th Floor Elevators en concert en 1966 est parue dans la réédition de 2005 de l'album The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators.

Reprises
  • "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" was covered twice by The Rolling Stones almost immediately in January 1965, for their 1965 album The Rolling Stones No. 2. The version on the US The Rolling Stones, Now! album was an earlier version of the song and apparently issued by mistake.
  • Wilson Pickett covered it on his album The Wicked Pickett in 1966.
  • Dusty Springfield performed the song in 1967 on her TV show The Dusty Springfield Show.
  • It was performed live by The 13th Floor Elevators in the 1960s. A live version of the song is on their 1968 album Live. It is featured also as a bonus track on 2005 reissue of their first album The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966) and on the 3 disc box set The Psychedelic World of the 13th Floor Elevators (2002).
  • Led Zeppelin was known to cover it live as part of a medley in "Whole Lotta Love".
  • It was covered in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers and its soundtrack The Blues Brothers: Music from the Soundtrack featuring John Belushi as "Joliet" Jake Blues on lead vocals and Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues on harmonica and vocals. The song was also included on the band's Definitive Collection album. In 1989 it was released as a single in the UK, backed by "Think" and it peaked at #12.
  • Genesis covered it as a part of their medley "Turn It On Again" in their live shows since 1983 through the 1990s.
  • The Jerry Garcia Band performed the song live during the 1990s and a version appears on the album Shining Star.
  • The song also featured predominantly in the BBC television sitcom 2point4 children, where Ben, Jenny and David performed the song at Jenny's school auditions on the Series 4 episode 26 "Frenzy" on October 3, 1994.
  • Since c. 2004, the song has been used in adverts for Celebrations.
  • In 2004, Westlife performed the song live on their Turnaround Tour.
  • Mick Jagger performed this song at the Grammys on February 13, 2011, in honor of Solomon Burke.
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