BILLBOARD TOP 40 SINGLES 1971: #33: ‘YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY’- ARETHA FRANKLIN

Billboard Top 40 Singles 1971: #33: ‘You’re All I Need To Get By’- Aretha Franklin. February 20, 1971.

  • Single: ‘You’re All I Need To Get By”- Aretha Franklin
  • Record Company- Atlantic
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson
  • Time: 3:36
  • B-side: “Pullin'”
  • Album- Greatest Hits
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #19 9 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

‘You’re All I Need To Get By’ is best remembered as the duet between Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell which went to #7 on the Hot 100 in 1968- and #1 on the R&B Singles Chart. Just a few years later Aretha put her stamp on the song and took it to #19 on the Hot 100. Aretha was at her peak in the late 60’s- early 70’s after moving from Columbia to Atlantic Records.