RCA publish ‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,’ her thirty eigth album (2014)

'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) - 04:00 . 3.Midnight Train To Georgia (James Weatherly) - 04:21 .…

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 Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘So Damn Happy,’ her first album in five years (2003)

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.1 . A Woman Falling Out Of Love (2011) 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) - 04:04 . 3.Holdin' On (Earl Klugh,…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’ featuring ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’ (1970)

Aretha Franklin's 'Spirit in the Dark' is an album released on August 24, 1970 by Atlantic.1 . Don't Play That Song For Me 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 And Me (Aretha Franklin) - 03:34 .…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Tracklist : 1 . You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) 2 . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) 3 . Nessun Dorma (1998) 4 . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J Blige - Essence Awards 5 . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times 6 . Do right woman do right man (1988) 7 .…

Singing With Aretha Franklin

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Columbia publish Aretha Franklin’s fourth album : ‘Laughing On The Outside’ (1963)

Aretha Franklin's 'Laughing On The Outside' is his fourth studio album released on August 12, 1963 by Columbia.1 . Skylark Track listing : 1.Skylark (Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael) - 02:49 . 2.For All We Know (Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots) - 03:25 . 3.Make Someone Happy (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:48 . 4.I Wonder (Where Are You Tonight) - Aretha Franklin, Ted White) - 03:16 .…

Arista publish ‘Whos Zoomin Who?’, Aretha Franklin’s thirtieth album featuring ‘Freeway of Love’ (1985)

Aretha Franklin's 'Who's Zoomin' Who?' is her thirtieth studio album featuring 'Freeway of Love,' produced mostly by Narada Michael Walden and released on July 9, 1985 by Arista1 . Freeway Of Love (Official Video) 2 . Freeway of Love (w/ Stevie Wonder, 1991) 3 . Another Night (Official Video) 4 . Sweet Bitter Love 5 . Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves (w/ Aretha Franklin) (Official Video) Track…

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Now' is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after 'Lady Soul' by Atlantic Records.1 . Think (1989) (Official Video) 2 . Respect Think (w/ Sammy Davis Jr., 1968) 3 . I Say A Little Prayer Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 03:36 . 3.See…

Aretha Franklin releases ‘Sparkle,’ her twenty-fourth album written and produced by Curtis Mayfield (1976)

Aretha Franklin's 'Sparkle' is her twenty-fourth studio album (featuring the music of the eponymous movie), written and produced by Curtis Mayfield and released on May 27, 1976 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Sparkle (Curtis Mayfield) - 04:13 . 2.Something He Can Feel (Curtis Mayfield) - 06:21 . 3.Hooked On Your Love (Curtis Mayfield) - 05:00 . 4.Look Into Your Heart (Curtis Mayfield) - 04:04 . 5.I…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s thirty-sixth album : ‘A Rose is Still a Rose’ (1998)

Aretha Franklin's 'A Rose is Still a Rose' is her thirty-sixth studio album released on March 23, 1998 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.A Rose Is Still A Rose (Lauryn Hill) - 04:27 . 2.Never Leave You Again (Sean Puffy Combs, Kelly Price, Corey Rooney) - 04:36 . 3.In Case You Forgot (Bill Dickens, Tim Gant, Michael Gray) - 04:49 . 4.Here We Go Again (Troy Lee Broussard, Jermaine Dupri, Wayne Garfield,…

Columbia publishes ‘The Electrifying Aretha Franklin,’ her second album (1962)

'The Electrifying Aretha Franklin' is her second studio album released on March 19, 1962 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.You Made Me Love You (Joe Mccarthy, James Vincent Monaco) - 02:19 . 2.I Told You So (John Leslie Mcfarland) - 02:44 . 3.Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody (Sam M. Lewis, Jean Schwartz, Joe Young) - 02:24 . 4.Nobody Like You (James Cleveland) - 02:23 . 5.Exactly Like You…

Aretha Franklin releases her twelfth album : ‘I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You’ featuring ‘Respect’ (1967)

Aretha Franklin's 'I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You' feat. 'Respect. is her twelfth studio album released on March 10, 1967 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) - 02:29 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 04:07 . 3.I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) (Ronnie Shannon) - 02:51 . 4.Soul Serenade (Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon) - 02:39 . 5.Don'T Let Me Lose This Dream…

Aretha Franklin, backed by King Curtis & the Kingpins, tapes ‘Aretha Live at Fillmore West’ (1971)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Live at Fillmore West' is her second live album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 and released on May 19, 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) - 03:53 . 2.Love The One You'Re With (Stephen Stills) - 04:15 . 3.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 05:55 . 4.Eleanor Rigby (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:33 . 5.Make It With You (David Gates) - 04:33 .…

Columbia publishes Aretha Franklin’s second album ‘Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo’ (1961)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo' is her second album also known as 'Right Now It's Aretha' and released on February 27, 1961 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Won'T Be Long (J. Leslie Mcfarland) - 03:12 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) - 02:42 . 3.Love Is The Only Thing (J. Leslie Mcfarland) - 02:44 . 4.Sweet Lover (J. Leslie Mcfarland, Sidney Wyche) - 03:26 .…

‘Let Me in Your Life’ is Aretha Franklin’s twenty-second studio album, co-produced with Jerry Wexler (1974)

Aretha Franklin's 'Let Me in Your Life' is her twenty-second studio album (and one of her top-selling) released on February 25, 1974 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let Me In Your Life (Bill Withers) - 03:29 . 2.Every Natural Thing (Eddie Hinton) - 02:37 . 3.Ain'T Nothing Like The Real Thing (Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 03:49 . 4.I'M In Love (Joan Griffin, Kashif, Bobby Womack) - 02:51 .…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black' is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I'M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) - 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) - 04:00 . 3.Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin) - 03:15 . 4.Young, Gifted And Black (Nina Simone) - 03:34 . 5.All…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Lady Soul’ featuring ‘Chain of Fools,’ ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and ‘(Sweet Sweet Baby)…

Aretha Franklin's 'Lady Soul' feat. 'Chain of Fools' is an album also including '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) - 02:46 . 2.Money Won'T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) - 02:09 . 3.People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield) - 03:42 . 4.Niki Hoeky (Jim Ford, Lolly Vegas, Pat Vegas) -…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’ (1969)

Aretha Franklin's 'Soul '69' is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River'S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls Me (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) – 03:28 . 6.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam…

Aretha Franklin records ‘Amazing Grace,’ a live album for Atlantic (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' is a live album (& the biggest selling live gospel album of all time) recorded on January 13 & 14, 1972 and released on June 01, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Mary Don'T You Weep (Inez Andrews) - 07:28 . 2.Take My Hand, Precious Lord /You'Ve Got A Friend (Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey, Frank Frazier , Carole King) - 05:34 . 3.Old Landmark (A. M. Brunner) -…

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 more. They all take part in the "Concert For Rock…

King Curtis records ‘Live at Fillmore West’ while opening for Aretha (1971)

King Curtis' 'Live at Fillmore West' is an album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 with Aretha Franklin's backing band, The Kingpins and released in August 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Memphis Soul Stew (Curtis Ousley) - 07:41 . 2.A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher) - 05:26 . 3.Whole Lotta Love (Willie Dixon, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham) -…

Herbie, Aretha et al honor Lionel Hampton (1992)

December 30, 1992 - CBS airs the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony where the recipients are Lionel Hampton, Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich and Paul Taylor. The Lionel Hampton segment features Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin and more.