"Respect" as written by Otis Redding, Elliott Ness and Speedy Dee....
Ah, what you want, honey you got it
Ah, but what you need, honey you got it
All I want is a little respect when I come home
Hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
All right, baby, yeah

You can do me wrong, honey
If you want to
And you can do me wrong, honey
While I’m gone
All I want is
Just a little respect when I come home
Hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
Yeah
Listen

Hey little girl, you’re so sweet, little honey
An’ I’m about to give you all my money
All I want is
Just a little respect when I come home
Hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
All right baby, yeah

Hey little girl, you’re so sweet, little honey
An’ I’m about to give you all my money
All I want from you is
Just a little respect when I come home
Hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

Come on come on come on

Hey little girl, you’re so sweet, little honey
An’ I’m about to give you all my money
All I want is
Just a little respect when I come home
Hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

Yeah now, baby
Respect is what I want
Respect is what I need
Respect is what I want
Respect is what I need
I just got to have it
I just got to have it
I just got to have it
I just got to have it
I just got to
Got to, got to, got to, got to, got to got to got to got to

Give it give it give it give it give it give it
Give me just a little respect, baby
Come on and give me a little respect, baby

Yeah, respect is what I want
Respect is what I need




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    General CommentThe Rationals were a band from Ann Arbor, Michigan with Scott Morgan on lead vocals and guitar, Steve Correll on lead guitar, Terry Trabandt on bass, and Bill Figg on drums. The closest they ever got to fame was with their 1966 single, Respect, which charted at 92 on the Billboard charts. John Sinclair released a live recording of Temptation 'bout to Get Me, originally by The Rationals. Sinclair also named his book Guitar Army after the Rationals song of the same name.
    sillybunnyon May 11, 2008   Link

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