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Aretha Franklin - Respect: The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin (2003)

Aretha Franklin - Respect: The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin (2003)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log
2CD | Warner Strategic Marketing, 0927470542 | ~ 1035 Mb | Scans Included
Rhythm & Blues, Ballad, Soul, Disco

Covering the ‘60s through the ‘80s, Respect: The Very Best of Aretha Franklin features most of the queen’s biggest hits. This release from Warner Strategic Marketing includes the number one R&B singles “Chain of Fools,” “Share Your Love with Me,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Think” and, of course, “Respect.” Even for casual soul fans, most of these songs will be recognizable within the first few notes…
Aretha Franklin - The Incomplete HD Collection (1967-1974) [Official Digital Download] RE-UP

Aretha Franklin - The Incomplete HD Collection (1967-1974)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 349:34 minutes | 14,12 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download(s) | Artwork: Front cover(s)

The undisputed Queen of Soul, her gospel-tinged R&B displays one of the greatest voices in recording history.
Aretha Franklin - Sings The Great Diva Classics (2014) [Official Digital Download]

Aretha Franklin - Sings The Great Diva Classics (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 41:30 minutes | 524 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Aretha's unsurpassed vocal styling permeates on popular diva classics ranging from Barbra Streisand's "People", and Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train To Georgia", to Alicia Keys' "No One", and a mash up of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" and Destiny's Child's "I m A Survivor", and more. Also lauded as a skillful pianist, Aretha tickles the ivories on The Supremes' "You Keep Me Hangin' On". Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva reunites Franklin with Sony Music Entertainment's Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis as they take the helm as co-producers to bring Davis' album concept to fruition. A-List producers Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, André 3000, Harvey Mason, Jr., Terry Hunter and Eric Kupper add their award-winning production skills.
Aretha Franklin - Tiny Sparrow: The Bobby Scott Sessions (1963/2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Tiny Sparrow: The Bobby Scott Sessions (1963/2011)
R&B, Soul, Vocal, Jazz | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 37:33 Min | 717,83 Mb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 13 | Released: 2011 (1963)

]At Columbia, Franklin lived an entirely different musical life than she would at Atlantic, one that was grounded in jazz and the Great American Songbook, revealing a gigantic vocal talent that betrayed potent hints of the tectonic soul shift to come at Atlantic. It takes precious little imagination to conclude that Franklin was as important to American music in the middle-to-late 1960s as singer/pianist Ray Charles was the decade before, the two star ascents crossing in creative eclipse.
Aretha Franklin - Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo (1961/2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo (1961/2011)
R&B, Soul, Jazz, Vocal | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 63:35 Min | 1,17 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 22 | Released: 2011 (1961-02-27)

"Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo" is the second studio album by American singer songwriter, Aretha Franklin, released on February 27, 1961 by Columbia Records. The album is Aretha's first release for Columbia, and is also known under its working title Right Now It's Aretha and sometimes simply as Aretha. Following in the footsteps of her close friend Sam Cooke, Aretha was "discovered" by famed Columbia Records producer John H. Hammond, who on the cover notes of the 1973 edition of "The Great Aretha Franklin: The First 12 Sides" mentions, that she was in fact recommended by the composer Curtis Reginald Lewis.
Aretha Franklin - The Electrifying Aretha Franklin (Deluxe Edition) (1962/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - The Electrifying Aretha Franklin (Deluxe Edition) (1962/2014)
R&B, Deep Soul, Vocal | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 48:43 Min | 955,42 Mb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 19 | Released: 2014 (1962-03-19)

"The Electrifying Aretha Franklin" is the Queen of Soul’s sophomore album for Columbia Records. Produced by John Hammond, this intimate outing features hits including “You Made Me Love You,” “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody” and “It's So Heartbreakin'.” This 1962 classic is an outstanding representation of Franklin’s undeniable power and musicianship. This deluxe reissue version contains seven bonus tracks.
Aretha Franklin - Take A Look: The Clyde Otis Sessions (1964/2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Take A Look: The Clyde Otis Sessions (1964/2011)
R&B, Soul, Jazz, Vocal | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 54:35 Min | 1,06 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 17 | Released: 2011 (1964)

Aretha Franklin has simply been one of the greatest singers of the modern generation, and whether bringing her powerful, passionate voice to bear on gospel standards, songs from the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, pop ditties, or deep Southern soul and R&B, she has always had the presence -- much like Ray Charles -- to make anything she touches unmistakably hers. Franklin began her career in gospel when she was still a teenager, and her amazing vocal talents, coupled with her fine piano playing, marked her as a once-in-a-lifetime kind of artist, qualities very apparent to legendary talent scout John Hammond, who signed her to Columbia Records.

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul - Live From Chicago (2008)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 22, 2016
Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul - Live From Chicago (2008)

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul - Live From Chicago (2008)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 7 000 kb/s, 720 x 576 at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2ch. at 192 kb/s, DTS 6ch. at 1 510 kb/s
Genre: Soul | Label: Immortal | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 26 May 2008 | Runtime: 59 min. | 3,71GB (DVD5)

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.
Aretha Franklin - Let Me In Your Life (1974) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Let Me In Your Life (1974)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Front Cover | 1.6GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Rhino Atlantic

Regarded as one of Aretha’s best albums off Atlantic Records, Let Me In Your Life reached #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B charts. Teaming up with legendary Atlantic producer Jerry Wexler, the queen of soul delivered her trademark vocal chops. The recording would yield three highly successful singles, “Until You Come Back To Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do),” “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” and “I’m In Love.” The track, “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” would win Aretha a GRAMMY® for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black (1972/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black (1972)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Front Cover | 915MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Rhino Atlantic

It's nearly impossible to single out any of Aretha Franklin's early-'70s albums for Atlantic as being her best, particularly given the breadth of her output during this era. In terms of albums rather than singles, it's probably her strongest era, and if you count live albums like Amazing Grace, choosing a standout or a favorite record isn't any easier. Yet of this stunning era, Young, Gifted and Black certainly ranks highly among her studio efforts, with many arguing that it may be her greatest. The album is Top 10 Gold-certified. The album won Aretha a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year.