Released in 1962, it was Burke's second single to appear in both Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Sides and Hot 100 singles charts. They recorded "Midnight Cry" with Ivan Parker singing the solo part. [4], During his 2006 Water for Life Tour, Jay-Z performed "Song Cry" at the Royal Albert Hall, the venue's first ever hip hop show. The song is a slow and quiet melodic rap ballad in which Jay-Z laments the break-up of an earlier relationship due to his own neglect and infidelity. Singer Ronnie Dove also had a big hit with the song in 1966. © 2020 Darkroom Records In an interview with Bill Maher, Jay-Z stated that this song was actually inspired by three different relationships he had in the past, and he wrote about his different experiences all together in different verses. Albert Hall, London; Wednesday, September 27 – Live Reviews – NME.COM", "Jay-Z, Royal Albert Hall, London – Reviews, Music – The Independent", "REVIEW: Beyoncé and Jay Z's 'On the Run' show at MetLife Stadium displays their powerhouse talent and modern romance - NY Daily News", I Get Money (Forbes 1-2-3 Billion Dollar Remix), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Song_Cry&oldid=978139019, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 September 2020, at 04:02. From then on, the song has been recorded multiple times by various singers and was performed in different languages all over the world. YEONJUN’s Song Cry - TXT(투모로우바이투게더) (Original Song: August Alsina - Song Cry) Vocal Arrangement - EL CAPITXN, Pdogg Digital Editing - 김초롱, EL CAPITXN Recording Engineers - … The Lord gave the brothers their first written song in 1986. "Song Cry" is a song by American rapper Jay-Z and produced by Just Blaze. "Cry to Me" is a song written by Bert Berns (listed as "Bert Russell") and first recorded by American soul singer Solomon Burke in 1961. This is a very emotional song about a guy whose lover lies, cheats and makes him want to cry. Admitting that he is too prideful to publicly display his emotions ("I can't see 'em coming down my eyes"), Jay-Z forces the song to "cry" instead. Song … "Song Cry" was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance but lost to "Hot in Herre" by Nelly. "Song Cry" is a song by American rapper Jay-Z and produced by Just Blaze. "The vocal came about simply by writing down a few phrases similar to what we already had," Kevin Godley said in a Songfacts interview. It was the fourth and final single from his sixth studio album The Blueprint and also appears on the 2001 live album Jay-Z: Unplugged. Gryffin, John Martin - Cry (Official Music Video) - YouTube The songs are actually written and produced by the series' music producer, Adam Anders, along with others. It was the fourth and final single from his sixth studio album The Blueprint and also appears on the 2001 live album Jay-Z: Unplugged. Unlike the 10cc track "I'm Not In Love," which had a real-life lyrical inspiration, "Cry" was not backed by real pain. Axl explains the origin of the song in Making F@ckin' Don’t Cry:. The song was first recorded by Ruth Casey on the Cadillac label. [2] This allows Jay-Z to mourn the break-up free of any damage to his masculine image as a street hustler. "Cry" is the title of a 1951 popular song written by Churchill Kohlman. "[3], The live performance of "Song Cry" from Jay-Z's 2001 MTV Unplugged album features female vocalist Jaguar Wright singing a sample of "Sounds Like a Love Song" by Bobby Glenn, though Wright is not identified in the liner notes of the album. Several months later, the song was sent to a Gadsden, Alabama touring group, Gold City. Don't you cry tonight Don't you cry tonight There's a heaven above you, baby And don't you cry tonight Give me a whisper And give me a sigh Give me a kiss before you Tell me goodbye Don't you take it so hard now And please don't take it so bad I'll still be thinking of you And the times we had, baby And don't you cry tonight Don't you cry tonight Cry merch is now on-sale: http://bit.ly/GryffinCryMerchGryffin \u0026 John Martin - \"Cry\" OUT NOW: https://smarturl.it/GryffinCryFollow Gryffin:http://www.instagram.com/gryffinofficial http://www.twitter.com/gryffinofficial http://www.soundcloud.com/gryffinofficialhttp://www.gryffinofficial.com http://www.facebook.com/gryffinofficial http://www.bit.ly/GryffinSpWatch the Hold You Tonight music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwBzvzQyxMgWatch the Body Back Official Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X--xYexBdIWatch the Need Your Love Skate Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9dX-C5SBD4Watch Gravity Live from The Shrine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14xe9lVx-28 Music video by Gryffin, John Martin performing Cry. The biggest hit version was recorded in New York City by Johnnie Ray and The Four Lads on October 16, 1951. The song … DJ Khaled - I'm The One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne (Official Video) by DJ Khaled American actress Gwyneth Paltrow did the chorus.[5][6][7]. This furthers the notion that emotional vulnerability is a sign of weakness, especially within the Black community, as Black men in particular suppress vulnerability "in order to survive. Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance, https://www.allmusic.com/album/song-cry-hola-hovito-mw0001234916, "Typologies of Black Male Sensitivity in R&B and Hip Hop", http://www.mtv.com/news/1452045/jaguar-wright-not-just-jay-zs-backup-singer/, "Jay-Z joined by onstage by Chris and Gwynnie at London show", "Jay-Z – Jay-Z. “Midnight Cry” is one of the most prominent gospel songs that Greg and Chuck have written. This is a list of original songs that have been featured on Glee, as a song written by one or more characters. The song was also included on the set-lists of his all-stadium tours On the Run Tour[8] in 2014 and OTR II in 2018, both with co-headliner and wife Beyoncé.