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Aretha Franklin is one of the giants of soul music, and indeed of American pop as a whole. More than any other performer, she epitomized soul at its most gospel-charged. Her astonishing run of late-'60s hits with Atlantic Records--”Respect,” “I Never Loved a Man,” “Chain of Fools,” “Baby I Love You,” “I Say a Little Prayer,” “Think,” “The House That Jack Built,” and several others--earned her the title “Lady Soul,” which she has worn uncontested ever since. Yet as much of an international institution as she's become, much of her work--outside of her recordings for Atlantic in the late '60s and early '70s--is erratic and only fitfully inspired, making discretion a necessity when collecting her records....
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Featured recording “Rare And Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul”

Rare And Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul

Rhino Records
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    Columbia Records
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    Hallmark Records
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    Hallmark Records
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    The Tender, The Moving, The Swinging Aretha Franklin / Soft And...

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    The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin - Respect

    Hallmark Records
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