Judy Mowatt was just 18 years old when she recorded this cover of Son of a Preacher Man with the Gaylettes in 1970. Three years later she joined Rita Marley and Marcia Griffiths as the I Threes, backing vocalists for Bob Marley and The Wailers.
Son of a Preacher Man was written by American songwriters John Hurley and Ronnie Wilkins with Aretha Franklin in mind. Though it was British singer Dusty Springfield who first scored a hit with the song in 1968, Aretha recorded her own version a year later.
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