Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin - Original Album Series (2009)  Music

Posted by jclane at March 11, 2014
Aretha Franklin - Original Album Series (2009)

Aretha Franklin - Original Album Series (2009)
EAC Rip | 5CDs | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log - 1.08 GB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 424 MB | Full scans - 114 MB
Label: Rhino Entertainment / Warner Music Group | Catalog.#: 8122 79827 9 | Genre: Soul, R&B

5CD box set mini LP replica sleeves, containing a quintet of original albums from the legendary Soul diva: Aretha Now, I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You, Lady Soul, Live At The Fillmore and Spirit In The Dark.
The Fan Who Knew Too Much: Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations

The Fan Who Knew Too Much: Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations by Anthony Heilbut
English | June 19th, 2012 | ASIN: B006Q1SQFS, ISBN: 037540080X | 368 pages | AZW3 | 2.49 MB

A dazzling exploration of American culture—from high pop to highbrow—by acclaimed music authority, cultural historian, and biographer Anthony Heilbut, author of the now classic The Gospel Sound (“Definitive” —Rolling Stone), Exiled in Paradise, and Thomas Mann (“Electric”—Harold Brodkey).
Aretha Franklin & King Curtis - Live At Fillmore West: Don't Fight The Feeling (1971) [2005, 4CDs Numbered Limited Edition]

Aretha Franklin & King Curtis - Live At Fillmore West: Don't Fight The Feeling (1971) [4CD] (2005)
R&B, Soul, Southern Soul, Live | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Scans (JPEG) | 05:12:32 h. | 2,14 Gb
Label: Rhino Handmade (USA) | Cat.# RHM2 7890 | Released: 2005-05-03 (1971)

The four CDs in this Rhino Handmade set - available only over the Internet unfortunately - contains the complete concerts of Aretha Franklin and King Curtis' stand at the Fillmore West in March of 1971 (not February as identified on the original LPs). Franklin's performances at the Fillmore were her first, and producer Jerry Wexler came up with the idea of using studio players in lieu of her regular band.

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at July 1, 2017
Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul [Audiobook]

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul [Audiobook] by Mark Bego
English | April 1st, 2012 | ASIN: B007QMG6C6 | MP3@96 kbps | 15 hrs 28 mins | 639.84 MB
Narrator: Mel Foster

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul documents the beloved singing star’s rocky personal life and internationally acclaimed show business career. An in-depth and frank examination of Aretha, this definitive biography traces her career from her beginnings as a 12-year-old member of a church choir in the early 1950s, recording her first album at the age of 14, a major recording contract at 18, and stardom in her 20s, right up through her headline-grabbing 2010 health scare, to her triumphant return: singing to her cheering Detroit hometown fans in summer 2011.
Aretha Franklin - Soul '69 (1969/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Aretha Franklin - Soul '69 (1969/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 40:34 minutes | 1,67 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Rolling Stone magazine has declared soul diva Aretha Franklin as one of music’s greatest singers. Her sixth studio recording for Atlantic Records is an intriguing collection of pop standards delivered with her blistering vocals. This album, full of authoritative singing is on par with her greatest works from the ‘60s and early ‘70s. Franklin covers an array of pop-oriented classics from Sam Cooke’s “Bring It on Home to Me” to Smokey Robinson’s “The Track of My Tears.” Produced by Tom Dowd, the album soared to #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums.
Aretha Franklin - Live At Fillmore West (1971/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Aretha Franklin - Live At Fillmore West (1971/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 48:13 minutes | 1,06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Live At The Fillmore West is Aretha Franklin’s gold-certified masterpiece. The performance captured at the famous venue found Franklin interpreting popular hits and performing her trademark classics. Franklin opened this historic performance with a rendition of Otis Redding’s “Respect.” The album reached #7 on the Billboard 200 and includes the #1 hit R&B singles “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Don’t Play That Song.” “Bridge Over Troubled Water” won Franklin a GRAMMY for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Aretha Franklin - The Real... Aretha Franklin - The Ultimate Collection (2014) (3CD Box Set)

Aretha Franklin - The Real… Aretha Franklin - The Ultimate Collection (2014) (3CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1439 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 491 mb
Funk, Soul, R&B, Pop | Label: Sony Music - 88873097242

Organize your meetings, parties or free time with The Real … Aretha Franklin: The Ultimate Collection; Where you will find the best pieces of music so that all your emotions are afloat. 3 CD's that can not miss in your collection!

Aretha Franklin - The Complete Releases 1956-62 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at April 5, 2017
Aretha Franklin - The Complete Releases 1956-62 (2017)

Aretha Franklin - The Complete Releases 1956-62 (2017)
Soul, RnB, Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:19:28 | 327 MB
Label: Acrobat | Release Year: 2017

For several decades Aretha Franklin has enjoyed the accolade of being called The Queen Of Soul, a position that was cemented by her landmark 1967 pop and R&B No. 1 Respect. However, her career as a recording artist was a decade old by that time, having honed her style and singing gospel, jazz and blues- influenced material in her late teens. This great value 48-track collection brings together all of her recordings which were released through to 1962, by which time she had established a reputation as a distinctive, soulful and dynamic performer and had made early inroads in both the R&B and pop charts. It comprises her debut recordings as a gospel artist on the 10 LP Songs Of Faith, for Joe Von Battle's JVB label, made when she was just 14 years old, and then all her singles for Columbia, most of which came from her three albums for the label Aretha Franklin With The Ray Bryant Combo, The Electrifying Aretha Franklin and The Tender, The Moving, The Swinging Aretha Franklin, the complete content of which is also included, along with a track from a multi-artist Christmas compilation. It's a thorough showcase for her talent and style in the early years of her career.
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.