In 1966 Burt Bacharach and Hal David wrote “I Say a Little Prayer” for Dionne Warwick ; that first recording peaked at #4 on U.S. Billboard in December 1967, while it reached #8 on the R&B Singles list.
“I Say a Little Prayer ” also returned to the Pop & R&B Top Ten in the fall of 1968 via a recording by Aretha Franklin taken from her 1968 album Aretha Now. Aretha Franklin version.
|“I Say a Little Prayer “|
|Genre||Soul R&B gospel|
Originally recorded by Dionne Warwick and released in the fall of 1967, “I Say a Little Prayer ” was a hit for Warwick, reaching No. 4 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and remaining on the charts for 13 weeks.
The soundtrack song “I Say a Little Prayer (For You )” was covered by singer Diana King and featured heavily in the film, making it a US Billboard Hot 100 hit. The soundtrack featured a number of Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs.
Aretha Franklin sings this song in the movie Blues Brothers 2000. She also appeared in the original Blues Brothers movie, performing “Think.”
The Prayer is the song from the Warner Bros. 1998 animated film Quest for Camelot . It was sung by Lady Juliana voiced by her singer Celine Dion. The popular song was written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster.