Happy 75th Birthday to Aretha Franklin, Born March 25, 1942
Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Aretha Franklin’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of her with us. personal memories of her with us in the comments below! Born: March 25, 1942 Biography: Aretha Franklin is Aretha Franklin Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Aretha Franklin’s musical legacy and share your Happy 75th Birthday to Aretha Franklin, Born March 25, 1942
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” (1967)
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” (1967) ARTIST: Aretha Franklin TITLE: “Chain of Fools” (Originally released as a single in 1967) ALBUM: Lady Soul (1968) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: Aretha Franklin “Chain of Fools” was originally released as a single in 1967 and appears on Aretha Franklin’s 1968 album ‘Lady Soul’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Young, Gifted and Black’
Happy 45th Anniversary to Aretha Franklin’s Young, Gifted and Black, originally released January 24 it did forty-five years ago. BUY Aretha Franklin’s Young, Gifted and Black via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: know it’s a fact?” At the dawn of the 1970s, Aretha Franklin was on the ropes. The trying demands Aretha Franklin TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Young, Gifted and Black’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You’
Happy 50th Anniversary to Aretha Franklin’s I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, originally TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You’ Buddy Holly (and later after Franklin left Columbia, The Beatles) was in charge of making Aretha Franklin a star. It was destined to fail. After five lackluster years at Columbia, Franklin declined released March 10, 1967. Even though Aretha Franklin already had ten studio albums under her belt by the Aretha Franklin to the world as the Aretha Franklin we’ve come to know as “The Queen of Soul.” As a child, Franklin
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Sparkle’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Sparkle’ , however, with deeper listens, there’s more to this thought. This isn’t merely an “Aretha Franklin Sings from the mainstream in Aretha Franklin’s career. Instead, it is her most consistently exciting album in startling similarities between Aretha Franklin and Curtis Mayfield from the very beginning, decades before later. BUY Aretha Franklin’s Sparkle via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: Aretha Franklin Happy 40th Anniversary to Aretha Franklin’s Sparkle, originally released May 27, 1976. “So much
Happy 75th Birthday to Carole King, Born February 9, 1942
Beatles), Aretha Franklin's "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman," and the Crystals' controversial everyone from the Beatles to Aretha Franklin. Born Carole Klein on February 9, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York
Where Do We Go from Here…Thank You for Your 8 Years of Service [A Playlist for The Obamas]
, Wind & Fire, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Common, U2, Public Enemy, and Miles Davis, among many
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rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man” and haunting cover of Depeche Mode’s “Personal
Albumism Welcomes Brandon Ousley as Our Newest Contributor
check out his great work, including his debut articles: a stellar revisiting of Aretha Franklin’s classic
WELCOME BACK WAX: En Vogue’s ‘Funky Divas’ Returns to Vinyl This Week
Aretha Franklin indebted “Giving Him Something He Can Feel,” Funky Divas remains the group’s most
Happy Birthday to CeCe Peniston, Born September 6, 1969
at private engagements for Aretha Franklin's private birthday party in Detroit, Michigan, Pope John
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Sade’s ‘Diamond Life’ (1984)
pop, the other popular soul singers during this time were established legends like Aretha Franklin and
INTERVIEW: Gordon Chambers Feels the Music, Finds the Truth
the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, or who he jokingly calls “a woman with testosterone,” direction Live at Fillmore West (1971) Aretha Franklin | Amazing Grace (1972) Pat Methany Group (1974) Stevie Wonder | Songs in the Key of Life (1976) Donny Hathaway | Live (1972) Aretha Franklin | Aretha
Happy Birthday to Mavis Staples, Born July 10, 1939
a rich contralto voice that has neither the range of Aretha Franklin nor the power of Patti LaBelle
IN MEMORIAM 2016: Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Vanity
don’t think I’m a great Aretha Franklin. I’m not a Diana Ross, you know? I’m Vanity, and I’m
ALBUM REVIEW: Honeyblood Make a Convincing Case That ‘Babes Never Die’ on Invigorating New LP
and Aretha Franklin once put it – sisters doin’ it for themselves. Comprised of vocalist/guitarist
Remembering Wilson Pickett Today on What Would Have Been His 76th Birthday (Born 3/18/41)
in somewhat lower esteem than more versatile talents like Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin, he is
Remembering Otis Redding Today on What Would Have Been His 76th Birthday (Born 9/9/41)
Aretha Franklin) were all big sellers. Redding wrote much of his own material, sometimes with the
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Donny Hathaway’s ‘Everything is Everything’ (1970)
and Aretha Franklin first arrived on Atlantic Records’ doorsteps, they reinvented their entire game
ALBUM REVIEW: Mavis Staples Embodies Red, White & Blue Courage on ‘If All I Was Was Black’
Very few bona fide female soul singers are still around. Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan
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