Save Me free piano sheet music by Aretha Franklin
About the song
"Save Me" is a song by gospel, R&B, pop, soul, jazz and gospel singer Aretha Franklin.
Being part of album number 12 by the famous singer, namely the album "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You", this song became one of the most known songs from her, seeing that the album became a legendary one, ranking second on the Billboard charts and at the top of the Black Albums charts.
Composed by Aretha alongside her sister, her backup singer named Carolyn and also King Curtis, a saxophone player, the song is inspired from an older track, "Help Me", which belongs to Ray Sharpe, performed alongside the King Curtis Orchestra and Jimi Hendrix.
A song mainly about heartache, it has been performed by Aretha Franklin when she was 24, when she moved from Capitol Records to Atlantic Records, where she worked alongside Tom Dowd to further her talent and voice, letting her be as creative as she wanted.
A song that also features gospel influences, "Save Me" is about a love gone wrong, King Curtis on the sax aiding the soul and the blues in the song to shine through even more.
A famous song, "Save Me" has also been used by electronic groups such as OMD, who modified it alongside their "Messages" track, for their 2010 album. Being called "the queen of soul singer", Aretha performed this song many times in her concerts, even if it’s not one of her signature songs.
A great song by a great singer, "Save Me" is now available in the form of a enjoyable piano sheet down below.
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|Released:||March 10, 1967|
|Album:||I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You|
|Writers:||Aretha Franklin, Curtis Ousley, Carolyn Franklin|
|Genres:||Memphis Soul, Soul Music, R&B, Southern Soul|