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Born 25 March 1942, Memphis, Tennessee. Aretha Franklin's music is steeped in the traditions of the church. Her father, C.L. Franklin, was a Baptist preacher who, once he had moved his family to Detroit, became famous throughout black America for his fiery sermons and magnetic public appearances. He knew the major gospel stars Mahalia Jackson and Clara Ward, who in turn gave his daughter valuable tutelage.

At the age of 12, Aretha was promoted from the choir to become a featured soloist. Two years later she began recording for JVB and Checker. Between 1956 and 1960, her output consisted solely of devotional material, but the secular success of Sam Cooke encouraged a change of emphasis. Franklin auditioned for John Hammond, who signed her to Columbia. Sadly, the company was indecisive on how best to showcase her remarkable talent. They tried blues, cocktail jazz, standards, pop songs and contemporary soul hits, each of which wasted the singer's natural improvisational instincts. There were some occasional bright spots - 'Running Out Of Fools' (1964) and 'Cry Like A Baby' (1966) - but in both cases content succeeded over style. After a dozen albums, a disillusioned Franklin joined Atlantic Records in 1966, where the magnificent 'I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Loved You)', recorded in January 1967 in New York, declared her liberation. The album was scheduled to be made in Muscle Shoals, but Franklin's husband Ted White had an argument with the owner of Fame Studios, Rick Hall. At short notice Jerry Wexler flew the musicians to New York. The single soared into the US Top 10 and, coupled with the expressive 'Do Right Woman � Do Right Man', only the backing track of which was recorded in Alabama, it announced the arrival of a major artist.

The releases that followed � 'Respect', 'Baby I Love You', '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman', 'Chain Of Fools' and '(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone' � many of which featured the Fame rhythm section 'borrowed' by Wexler for sessions in New York, confirmed her authority and claim to being the 'Queen Of Soul'. The conditions and atmosphere created by Wexler and the outstanding musicians gave Franklin such confidence that her voice gained amazing power and control.

Despite Franklin's professional success, her personal life grew confused. Her relationship with husband and manager White disintegrated, and while excellent singles such as 'Think' still appeared, others betrayed a discernible lethargy. She followed 'Think' with a sublime cover version of Hal David and Burt Bacharach 's 'I Say A Little Prayer', giving power and authority to simple yet delightful lyrics: 'the moment I wake up, before I put on my make-up, I say a little prayer for you'. Following a slight dip in her fortunes during the late 60s, she had regained her powers in 1970 as 'Call Me', 'Spirit In The Dark' and 'Don't Play That Song' ably testified. Aretha Live At Fillmore West (1971), meanwhile, restated her in-concert power.

The following year, another live appearance resulted in Amazing Grace, a double gospel set recorded with James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir. Its passion encapsulated her career to date. Franklin continued to record strong material throughout the early 70s and enjoyed three R&B chart-toppers, 'Angel', 'Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)' and 'I'm In Love'. Sadly, the rest of the decade was marred by recordings that were at best predictable, at worst dull. It was never the fault of Franklin's voice, merely that the material was often poor and indifferent.

Her cameo role in the film The Blues Brothers, however, rekindled her flagging career. Franklin moved to Arista Records in 1980 and she immediately regained a commercial momentum with 'United Together' and two confident albums, Aretha and Love All The Hurt Away. 'Jump To It' and 'Get It Right', both written and produced by Luther Vandross, and Who's Zoomin' Who?, continued her rejuvenation. From the album, produced by Narada Michael Walden, Franklin had hit singles with 'Freeway Of Love', 'Another Night' and the superb title track. In the mid-80s, she made the charts again, in company with Annie Lennox ('Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves') and George Michael ('I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)'), which went to number 1 in the the USA and UK in 1987. Franklin's Through The Storm, from 1989, contained more powerful duets, this time with Elton John on the title track, James Brown ('Gimme Some Lovin'', remixed by Prince for 12-inch), and Whitney Houston ('It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be'). The album also included a remake of her 1968 US Top 10 title, 'Think'. In 1991, her What You See Is What You Sweat was criticized for its cornucopia of different styles: a couple of tracks by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager; a collaboration with Luther Vandross; a fairly thin title ballad; and the highlight, 'Everyday People', a mainstream disco number, written by Sly Stone and brilliantly produced by Narada Michael Walden. Franklin may now lack the instinct of her classic Atlantic recordings, but as her 'return to gospel' One Lord One Faith One Baptism (released in 1987) proved, she is still a commanding singer.

Franklin possesses an astonishing voice that has often been wasted on a poor choice of material. She is rightfully heralded as the Queen of Soul, even though that reputation was gained in the 60s. There are certain musical notes that can be played on a saxophone that are chilling; similarly, there are sounds above the twelfth fret on a guitar that are orgasmic - Aretha Franklin is better than any instrument, as she can hit notes that do not exist in instrumental terms. The 4-CD box set Queen Of Soul, highlighting the best of her Atlantic recordings, confirmed her position as one of the greatest voices in recording history.

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I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
I Say a Little Prayer for You I Say a Little Prayer for You
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A Woman Falling Out Of Love 2011
The Great American Songbook 2011
This Christmas 2003
So Damn Happy 2003
Delta Meets Detroit-Aretha's Best 1998
Sings Standards 1998
A Rose Is Still a Rose 1998
This is Jazz: No. 34 1998
Love Songs 1997
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 1 1994
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 2 1994
Greatest Hits (1980 - 1994) 1994
Queen of Soul 1992
Jazz to Soul 1992
What You See Is What You Sweat 1991
After Hours 1987
Through The Storm 1989
One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism 1987
Who's Zoomin' Who 1985
30 Greatest Hits 1985
Aretha Sings the Blues 1985
Aretha's Jazz 1985
Get It Right 1983
Jump To It 1982
Sweet Bitter Love 1982
Love All the Hurt Away 1981
Aretha 1980
Sparkle 1976
Let Me in Your Life 1974
Never Grow Old 1973
Hey Now Hey (the Other Side of the Sky) 1973
Young, Gifted and Black 1972
Amazing Grace 1972
The Great Aretha Franklin - the First 12 Sides 1973
Live at Fillmore West 1971
Spirit in the Dark 1970
This Girl's in Love With You 1970
Soul '69 1969
Lady Soul 1968
Aretha in Paris 1968
Aretha Now 1968
Aretha Arrives 1967
I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You) 1967
Yeah! Aretha Franklin in Person with her Quartet 1965
Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington 1964
The Electrifying Aretha Franklin 1962
Aretha 1961
The Gospel Soul Of Aretha Franklin 1956


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2011 A Woman Falling Out Of Love

1. How Long I've Been Waiting
2. Sweet Sixteen
3. This You Should Know
4. You Can't See Me
5. A Summer Place
6. The Way We Were
7. New Day
8. Put It Back Together Again
9. Faithful
10. His Eye Is On The Sparrow
11. When 2 Become One
12. My Country 'Tis Of Thee


2011 The Great American Songbook

1. Little Brown Book
2. Trouble In Mind
3. Try A Little Tenderness
4. It Ain't Necessarily So
5. How Deep Is The Ocean
6. Cold, Cold Heart
7. Love For Sale
8. How Glad I Am
9. Skylark
10. This Bitter Earth
11. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
12. What A Difference A Day Makes
13. Only The Lonely
14. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody
15. God Bless The Child
16. Say It Isn't So
17. Are You Sure?
18. That Lucky Old Sun


2003 This Christmas

1. Angels We Have Heard On High
2. This Christmas
3. My Grown-Up Christmas List
4. The Lord Will Make A Way
5. Silent Night
6. Ave Maria
7. Christmas Ain't Christmas
8. Fourteen Angels
9. One Night With The King
10. Hark The Herald Angels Sing
11. Twas The Night Before Christmas





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2003 So Damn Happy

1. The Only Thing Missing
2. Wonderful
3. Holdin' On
4. No Matter What
5. Everybody's Somebody's Fool
6. So Damn Happy
7. You Are My Joy
8. Falling Out Of Love
9. Ain't No Way
10. Good News




Delta Meets Detroit-Aretha's Best 1998


01. Today I Sing The Blues
02. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) [live version]
03. Night Life
04. Takin' Another Man's Place
05. The Night Time Is The Right Time
06. River's Invitation
07. Good To Me As I Am To You
08. It Ain't Fair
09. Going Down Slow
10. Drown In My Own Tears
11. Dr. Feelgood (Love Is A Serious Business)
12. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
13. Ramblin'
14. Pitiful
15. I Wonder
16. You Are My Sunshine


Sings Standards 1998


01. How Deep Is The Ocean
02. Undil The Real Thing Comes Along
03. Look For The Silver Lining
04. Exactly Like You
05. Where Are You?
06. Say It Isn't So
07. That Lucky Old Sun
08. I Apologze
09. For All We Know
10. Moon River


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Rose Is Still A Rose 1998


01. A Rose Is Still A Rose
02. Never Leave You Again
03. In Case You Forgot
04. Here We Go Again
05. Every Lil' Bit Hurts
06. In The Morning
07. I'll Dip 08. How Many Times
09. Watch My Back
10. Love Pang
11. The Woman



This Is Jazz No. 34 1998

01. Evil Gal Blues
02. Today I Sing The Blues
03. Skylark
04. Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
05. Unforgettable
06. Love For Sale
07. Only The Lonely
08. I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
09. God Bless The Child
10. All Night Long
11. It Ain't Necessarily So
12. What A Difference A Day Made
13. Over The Rainbow
14. Maybe I'm A Fool
15. Drinking Again
16. Trouble In Mind



Love Songs 1997


01. Baby I Love You
02. I Say A Little Prayer
03. You Send Me
04. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
05. Day Dreaming
06. This Girl's In Love With You
07. You And Me
08. Call Me
09. A Brand New Me
10. Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
11. I'm In Love
12. Look Into Your Heart
13. If You Don't Think
14. Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
15. Crazy He Calls Me
16. Something He Can Feel
17. This Bitter Earth




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Vol. 1-Very Best Of Aretha Franklin [1980-1994] 1994


01. Respect
02. Baby I Love You
03. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
04. Chain Of Fools
05. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
06. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
07. Since You've Been Gone, (Sweet Sweet Baby)
08. Ain't No Way
09. Think
10. See Saw
11. The House That Jack Built
12. I Say A Little Prayer
13. The Weight
14. Eleanor Rigby
15. Share Your Love With Me
16. Call Me


Vol. 2-Very Best Of Aretha Franklin[1980-1994] 1994


01. Rock Steady
02. Spanish Harlem
03. Don't Play That Song
04. Spirit In The Dark
05. Border Song (Holy Moses)
06. You're All I Need To Get By
07. Bridge Over Troubled Water
08. Brand New Me
09. Day Dreaming
10. All The King's Horses
11. Angel
12. Master Of Eyes (The Deepness Of Your Eyes)
13. Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
14. Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
15. I'm In Love
16. Something He Can Feel


Greatest Hits (1980-1994) 1994


01. Freeway Of Love
02. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - (with George Michael)
03. Jump To It
04. Willing To Forgive - (1994)
05. Doctor's Orders - (with Luther Vandross)
06. United Together
07. Who's Zoomin' Who?
08. A Deeper Love- (1994)
09. Honey - (1994)
10. Get It Right
11. Another Night
12. Ever Changing Times - (with Michael McDonald)
13. Jimmy Lee
14. You Make Me Feel (Like A Natural Woman)(with Bonnie Raitt and Gloria Estefan)
15. I Dreamed A Dream




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Queen Of Soul 1992


Disc 1


01. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
02. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
03. Save Me
04. Respect
05. Baby, Baby, Baby
06. Dr. Feelgood (Love Is A Serious Business)
07. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
08. Soul Serenade
09. Drown In My Own Tears
10. Chain Of Fools
11. Baby, I Love You
12. Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
13. Since You've Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
14. You Are My Sunshine
15. Going Down Slow
16. Never Let Me Go
17. I Wonder
18. Prove It
19. Good Times
20. Come Back Baby
21. A Change
22. You're A Sweet, Sweet Man
23. Good To Me As I Am To You
24. People Get Ready
25. Ain't No Way

Disc 2

01. Think
02. See Saw
03. The House That Jack Built
04. Night Time Is The Right Time
05. I Say A Little Prayer
06. You Send Me
07. My Song
08. I Take What I Want
09. I Can't See Myself Leaving You
10. Night Life - (live)
11. Today I Sing The Blues
12. Pitiful
13. Tracks Of My Tears
14. River's Invitation
15. Share Your Love With Me
16. It Ain't Fair
17. Sit Down And Cry
18. Honest I Do
19. The Weight
20. When The Battle Is Over
21. Eleanor Rigby
22. One Way Ticket
23. Call Me
24. Pullin'

Disc 3


01. Son Of A Preacher Man
02. Try Matty's
03. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
04. Dark End Of The Street
05. You And Me
06. Let It Be
07. Spirit In The Dark
08. Why I Sing The Blues
09. Don't Play That Song
10. Young, Gifted And Black
11. Border Song (Holy Moses)
12. A Brand New Me
13. You're All I Need To Get By
14. Spanish Harlem
15. Rock Steady
16. Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
17. Day Dreaming
18. All The King's Horses
19. Bridge Over Troubled Water
20. Angel

Disc 4


01. Spirit In The Dark - (live, w/Ray Charles)
02. How I Got Over
03. So Swell When You're Well
04. Master Of Eyes (The Deepness Of Your Eyes)
05. Somewhere
06. I'm In Love
07. Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
08. Until You Come Back To Me
09. Every Natural Thing
10. Without Love
11. With Everything I Feel In Me
12. Mr. D.J. (5 For The D.J.)
13. Look Into Your Heart
14. Sparkle
15. Rock With Me
16. Break It To Me Gently
17. Something He Can Feel




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Jazz To Soul 1992


Disc 1


01. Today I Sing The Blues
02. By Myself (Blue)
03. Maybe I'm A Fool
04. All Night Long
05. Blue Holiday
06. Nobody Like You
07. Sweet Lover
08. Just For A Thrill
09. If Ever I Would Leave You
10. Once In A While
11. This Bitter Earth
12. God Bless The Child
13. Skylark
14. Muddy Water
15. Drinking Again
16. What A Difference A Day Makes
17. Unforgettable
18. Love For Sale
19. Misty
20. Impossible
21. This Could Be The Start Of Something

Disc 2


01. Won't Be Long
02. Operation Heartbreak
03. Soulville
04. Runnin' Out Of Fools
05. Trouble In Mind
06. Walk On By
07. Every Little Bit Hurts
08. Mockingbird
09. You'll Lose A Good Thing
10. Cry Like A Baby
11. Take It Like You Give It
12. Land Of Dreams
13. Can't You Just See Me
14. I'm Losing You (No, No)
15. Bit Of Soul
16. Why Was I Born?
17. Until You Were Gone
18. Lee Cross


1991 What You See Is What You Sweat

1. Everyday People
2. Ever Changing Times
3. What You See Is What You Sweat
4. Mary Goes Around
5. I Dreamed A Dream
6. Somebody Else's Eyes
7. You Can't Take Me For Granted
8. What Did You Give
9. Doctor's Orders





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After Hours 1987


01. This Bitter Earth
02. Once In A Lifetime
03. Misty
04. (There Is) No Greater Love
05. Unforgettable
06. If I Should Lose You
07. Don't Cry, Baby
08. Just For A Thrill
09. I'm Wandering
10. Don't Say You're Sorry Again
11. Look For The Silver Lining

Who's Zoomin' Who? 1985


01. Freeway Of Love
02. Another Night
03. Sweet Bitter Love
04. Who's Zoomin' Who
05. Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves
06. Until You Say You Love Me
07. Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You
08. Push
09. Integrity


1989 Through The Storm

1. Gimme Your Love
2. Mercy
3. He's The Boy
4. It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
5. Through The Storm
6. Think
7. Come To Me
8. If Ever A Love There Was


1987 One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism

1. Walk In The Light
2. Prayer Invitation
3. Jesus Hears Every Prayer
4. Surely God Is Able
5. The Lord's Prayer
6. Oh Happy Day
7. We Need Power
8. Ave Maria
9. Higher Ground
10. I've Been In The Storm Too Long
11. Packing Up, Getting Ready To Go



30 Greatest Hits 1985


01. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
02. Respect
03. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
04. Dr Feelgood
05. Save Me
06. Baby I Love You
07. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
08. Chain Of Fools
09. Since You've Been Gone
10. Ain't No Way
11. Think
12. I Say A Little Prayer
13. The House That Jack Built
14. See Saw
15. The Weight
16. Share Your Love With Me
17. Eleanor Rigby
18. Call Me
19. Spirit In The Dark
20. Don't Play That Song
21. You're All I Need To Get By
22. Bridge Over Troubled Water
23. Spanish Harlem
24. Rock Steady
25. Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
26. Day Dreaming
27. Wholly Holy
28. Angel
29. Until You Come Back To Me
30. I'm In Love



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Aretha Sings The Blues 1985


01. Drinking Again
02. Today I Sing The Blues
03. What A Difference A Day Made
04. Without The One You Love - (live)
05. Trouble In Mind - (live)
06. Muddy Water
07. Only The Lonely
08. I Wonder (Where Are You Tonight)
09. Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
10. Take A Look
11. Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
12. Evil Gal Blues
13. This Bitter Earth
14. Maybe I'm A Fool



Aretha's Jazz 1984


01. Ramblin'
02. Today I Sing The Blues
03. Pitiful
04. Crazy He Calls Me
05. Bring It On Home To Me
06. Somewhere
07. Moody's Mood
08. Just Right Tonight



Get It Right 1983

01. Get It Right
02. Pretender
03. Every Girl (Wants My Guy)
04. When You Love Me Like That
05. I Wish It Would Rain
06. Better Friends Than Lovers
07. I Got Your Love
08. Giving In



Jump To It 1982


01. Jump To It
02. Love Me Right
03. If She Don't Want Your Lovin'
04. This Is For Real
05. (It's Just) Your Love
06. Wanna Make It Up To You
07. It's Your Thing
08. Just My Daydream


Sweet Bitter Love 1982

01. All Night Long
02. Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive
03. Nobody Like You
04. Today I Sing The Blues
05. Sweet Bitter Love
06. Try A Little Tenderness
07. Skylark
08. Johnny
09. God Bless The Child
10. If Ever I Would Leave You




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Love All The Hurt Away 1981


01. Love All The Hurt Away (with George Benson)
02. Hold On I'm Comin'
03. Living In The Streets
04. There's A Star For Everyone
05. You Can't Always Get What You Want
06. It's My Turn
07. Truth And Honesty
08. Search On
09. Whole Lot Of Me
10. Kind Of Man


Aretha 1980


01. Come To Me
02. Can't Turn You Loose
03. United Together
04. Take Me With You
05. Whatever It Is
06. What A Fool Believes
07. Together Again
08. Love Me Forever
09. School Days


Sparkle 1976


01. Sparkle
02. Something He Can Feel
03. Hooked On Your Love
04. Look Into Your Heart
05. I Get High
06. Jump
07. Loving You Baby
08. Rock With Me



Let Me In Your Life 1974


01. Let Me In Your Life
02. Every Natural Thing
03. Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
04. I'm In Love
05. Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
06. The Masquerade Is Over
07. With Pen In Hand
08. Oh Baby
09. Eight Days On The Road
10. If You Don't Think
11. A Song For You


Never Grow Old 1973

01. Mother Loves Her Children
02. I Will Trust In The Lord
03. Old Ship Of Zion (Part I)
04. Old Ship Of Zion (Part II)
05. Never Grow Old
06. I'm Going Through (Part I)
07. I'm Going Through (Part II)
08. Precious Lord (Part I)
09. Precious Lord (Part II)
10. You Grow Closer




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Hey Now Hey (Other Side Of The Sky) 1973


01. Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky)
02. Somewhere
03. So Swell When You're Well
04. Angel
05. Sister From Texas
06. Mister Spain
07. That's The Way I Feel About Cha
08. Moody's Mood
09. Just Right Tonight
10. Master Of Eyes (The Deepness Of Your Eyes)


Young Gifted & Black 1972


01. Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
02. Day Dreaming
03. Rock Steady
04. Young, Gifted And Black
05. All The King's Horses
06. A Brand New Me
07. April Fools
08. I've Been Loving You Too Long
09. First Snow In Kokomo
10. Long And Winding Road, The
11. Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
12. Border Song (Holy Moses)


Amazing Grace 1972


01. Mary, Don't You Weep
02. Precious Lord, Take My Hand
03. You've Got A Friend
04. Old Landmark
05. Give Yourself To Jesus
06. How I Got Over
07. What A Friend We Have In Jesus
08. Amazing Grace
09. Precious Memories
10. Climbing Higher Mountains
11. God Will Take Care Of You
12. Wholy Holy
13. You'll Never Walk Alone
14. Never Grow Old


The Great Aretha Franklin-- The First 12 Sides 1972


01. Won't Be Long
02. Over The Rainbow
03. Love Is The Only Thing
04. Sweet Lover
05. All Night Long
06. Who Needs You?
07. Right Now
08. Are You Sure
09. Maybe I'm A Fool
10. It Ain't Necessarily So
11. By Myself (Blue)
12. Today I Sing The Blues


Live At Fillmore West 1971


01. Respect
02. Love The One You're With
03. Bridge Over Troubled Water
04. Eleanor Rigby
05. Make It With You
06. Don't Play That Song
07. Dr. Feelgood
08. Spirit In The Dark
09. Spirit In The Dark (Reprise) - (with Ray Charles)
10. Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)




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Spirit In The Dark 1970


01. Don't Play That Song
02. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
03. Pullin'
04. You And Me
05. Honest I Do
06. Spirit In The Dark
07. When The Battle Is Over
08. One Way Ticket
09. Try Matty's
10. That's All I Want From You
11. Oh No Not My Baby
12. Why I Sing The Blues


This Girl's In Love With You 1970


01. Son Of A Preacher Man
02. Share Your Love With Me
03. Dark End Of The Street
04. Let It Be
05. Eleanor Rigby
06. This Girl's In Love With You
07. It Ain't Fair
08. The Weight
09. Call Me
10. Sit Down And Cry


Soul '69 1969


01. Ramblin'
02. Today I Sing The Blues
03. River's Invitation
04. Pitiful
05. Crazy He Calls Me
06. Bring It On Home To Me
07. Tracks Of My Tears
08. If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
09. Gentle On My Mind
10. So Long
11. I'll Never Be Free
12. Elusive Butterfly


Lady Soul 1968


01. Chain Of Fools
02. Money Won't Change You
03. People Get Ready
04. Niki Hoeky
05. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
06. Since You've Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
07. Good To Me As I Am To You
08. Come Back Baby
09. Groovin'
10. Ain't No Way
11. Chain Of Fools
12. A Natural Woman (mono version)
13. Since You've Been Gone (mono version)
14. Ain't No Way (mono version)


In Paris 1968

01. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
02. Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
03. Soul Serenade
04. Night Life
05. Baby, I Love You
06. Groovin'
07. A Natural Woman
08. Come Back Baby
09. Dr. Feelgood
10. Since You've Been Gone
11. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
12. Chain Of Fools
13. Respect




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Aretha Now 1968


01. Think
02. I Say A Little Prayer
03. See Saw
04. Night Time Is The Right Time
05. You Send Me
06. You're A Sweet Sweet Man
07. I Take What I Want
08. Hello Sunshine
09. A Change
10. I Can't See Myself Leaving You


Aretha Arrives 1967


01. Satisfaction
02. You Are My Sunshine
03. Never Let Me Go
04. 96 Tears
05. Prove It
06. Night Life
07. That's Life
08. I Wonder
09. Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
10. Going Down Slow
11. Baby, I Love You


I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You 1967


01. Respect
02. Drown In My Own Tears
03. I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
04. Soul Serenade
05. Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
06. Baby, Baby, Baby
07. Dr. Feelgood (Love Is A Serious Business)
08. Good Times
09. Do Right Woman-Do Right Man
10. Save Me
11. A Change Is Gonna Come
12. Respect - (stereo version)
13. I Never Loved A Man - (stereo version)
14. Do Right Woman-Do Right Man - (stereo version)




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Yeah! ARETHA Franklin in Person with her Quartet 1965


01. This Could Be The Start Of Something
02. Once In A Lifetime
03. Misty
04 .More
05. There Is No Greater Love
06. Muddy Water
07. If I Had A Hammer
08. Impossible
09. Today I Love Ev'rybody
10. Without The One You Love
11. Trouble In Mind
12. Love For Sale


Unforgettable: Tribute To Dinah Washington 1964


01. Unforgettable
02. Cold, Cold Heart
03. What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
04. Drinking Again
05. Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
06. Evil Gal Blues
07. Don't Say You're Sorry Again
08. This Bitter Earth
09. If I Should Lose You
10. Soulville
11. Lee Cross


1962 The Electrifying Aretha Franklin

1. You Made Me Love You
2. I Told You So
3. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody
4. Nobody Like You
5. Exactly Like You
6. It's So Heartbreaking
7. Rough Lover
8. Blue Holiday
9. Just For You
10. That Lucky Old Sun
11. I Surrender, Dear
12. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive




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1961 Aretha

1. Won't Be Long
2. Over The Rainbow
3. Love Is The Only Thing
4. Sweet Lover
5. All Night Long
6. Who Needs You?
7. Right Now
8. Are You Sure?
9. Maybe I'm A Fool
10. It Ain't Necessarily So
11. (Blue) By Myself
12. Today I Sing The Blues
13. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody
14. It's So Heartbreaking
15. Just For You
16. Operation Heartbreak


1956 The Gospel Soul Of Aretha Franklin

1. Yield Not To Temptation
2. There Is A Fountain Filled With Blood
3. Precious Lord
4. You Grow Closer
5. Never Grow Old
6. The Day Is Past And Gone
7. He Will Wash You White As Snow



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