Take Time to Know Her
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Take Time to Know Her
Take Time to Know Her
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1968[1]
ProducerMarlin Greene, Quin Ivy
Percy Sledge chronology
The Percy Sledge Way
Take Time to Know Her
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Take Time to Know Her is an album by Percy Sledge. It was originally released on Atlantic Records in 1968.[2] It was re-released in 1998 on CD.[3] Three singles from the album placed on the Billboard charts, with the title track reaching number 11.[1][4][5]

Track listing

A Side
  1. "Take Time to Know Her" (Steve Davis) 2:55
  2. "Feed The Flame" (Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham) 2:20
  3. "Sudden Stop" (Bobby Russell) 2:45
  4. "Come Softly To Me" (Barbara Ellis, Gary Troxel, Gretchen Christopher) 2:55
  5. "Spooky" (Buddy Buie, Harry Middlebrooks, J. R. Cobb, Mike Sharpe) 2:50
  6. Out of Left Field (Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham) 3:09
B Side
  1. "Cover Me" (Eddie Hinton, Marlin Greene) 2:56
  2. "Baby Help Me" (Bobby Womack) 2:30
  3. "It's All Wrong But It's Alright" (Eddie Hinton, Marlin Greene) 2:53
  4. "High Cost of Leaving" (David Briggs, Donald Fritts) 3:00
  5. "Between These Arms" (Howard Evans, William Jenkins) 2:40
  6. "I Love Everything About You" (Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham) 2:15


  • "Cover Me" / "Behind Every Great Man There Is A Woman" (Released November 1967, reached number 42)[1][5]
  • "Take Time to Know Her" / "It's All Wrong But It's Alright" (Released April 1968, reached number 11)[1][5]
  • "Sudden Stop" / "Between These Arms" (Released July 1968, reached number 63)[1][5]


  1. ^ a b c d e Strong, Martin Charles (2004). The Great Rock Discography (7th ed.). Canongate U.S. p. 1387. ISBN 1-84195-615-5.
  2. ^ Take Time to Know Her on vinyl at discogs.com
  3. ^ Take Time to Know Her on CD at discogs.com
  4. ^ Marsh, Dave (1999). The Heart of Rock & Soul: The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made. p. 250.
  5. ^ a b c d Whitburn, Joel (2008). Joel Whitburn Presents Across the Charts: The 1960s. Hal Leonard Corp. p. 355. ISBN 0898201756.

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