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Aretha Franklin

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Eric Clapton, The Faces, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Sheryl Crow, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, James Cotton, Etta […]

George Benson records the album ‘Shape of Things to Come’ produced…

George Benson’s ‘Shape of Things to Come’ is a studio album (his first to be produced by Creed Taylor) recorded on August 27 & October 22, 1968 and released in 1969 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Footin’ It (George Benson, Don Sebesky) – 04:23 . 2.Face It Boy, It’S Over (Andy Badale, Frank Stanton) – […]

RCA publish ‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,’ her…

‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics’ is her thirty eigth studio album featuring ten covers of songs made famous by female artists and released on October 17, 2014 by Rca. Track Listing : 1.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 03:53 . 2.Rolling In The Deep (Adele Adkins, Nickolas Ashford, Paul Epworth, Valerie Simpson) […]

Whitney Houston sings in D.C. (1997)

October 3, 1997 – Whitney Houston will perform sing her greatest hits, as well as gospel favorites and songs saluting Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C.

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha’ is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records. Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) – 03:42 . 2.I Can’T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) – 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) – 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil […]

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 88 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Andy Williams, Michael Hutchence, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson Here, they are reunited in […]

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘So Damn Happy,’ her first…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘So Damn Happy’ is a studio (and her first since ‘A Rose Is Still a Rose’ in 1998) album released on September 22, 2003 by Arista Records. Track listing : 1.The Only Thing Missin’ (Gordon Chambers, Troy Taylor, Rick Williams, Mylia Sunny Davis) – 03:07 . 2.Wonderful (Aleese Simmons, Ron Amen-Ra Lawrence) – […]

Bruce, Chuck, Aretha et al open RRHOF (1995)

September 2, 1995 – Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and […]

Singing With Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres, Latin or not. We have selected eighteen of them : Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano, Tony Bennett, N Sync, James Ingram, Aretha Franklin, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Celia Cruz, Celine Dion, Patti […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’ is an album released on August 24, 1970 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) – 03:02 . 2.The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday’S Kiss) (Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins) – 04:41 . 3.Pullin’ (Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe) – 03:38 . 4.You […]

MCA publish Mary J. Blige’s fourth album : ‘Mary’ (1999)

Mary J. Blige’s ‘Mary’ is her fourth studio album, released on August 17, 1999 by MCA. Track Listing : 1.All That I Can Say (Lauryn Hill) – 05:30 . 2.Sexy (Mary J. Blige, Jadakiss, Stevie Wonder) – 04:47 . [Sample Of “I Can’T Help It” By Michael Jackson] . 3.Deep Inside (Mary J. Blige, Kevin […]

Last week In Singing Ladies 13

Roberta Flack, Lianne La Havas, Chavela Vargas, Emmylou Harris, Margo Timmins (w/ Cowboy Junkies), Sarah Vaughan, Aretha Franklin, Celia Cruz, Joss Stone, Pat Benatar, Lady Gaga, Janis Joplin. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 169 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]