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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 - Runnin' Out Of Fools (1964/2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Runnin' Out Of Fools (1964/2011)
R&B, Soul, Jazz, Vocal | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 38:53 Min | 722,52 Mb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 16 | Released: 2011 (1964-11-16)

Runnin' Out of Fools is the seventh studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin. Runnin Out Of Fools is the birth of Aretha Franklin's soulful sound – a real change from the jazzier sound of her first two albums for Columbia, and a set that really shows some great sides of her talents! Arrangements are by Belford Hendricks, who creates an uptown-styled sort of sound – one that has fuller strings and a bit of backing vocals, but also a nice little groove at the bottom – territory that's somewhere between the country soul of the early 60s, and some of the tighter New York soul that was on the rise.
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 - A Bit Of Soul (1965/2011) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - A Bit Of Soul (1965/2011)
R&B, Soul, Jazz, Vocal | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 53:56 Min | 952,40 Mb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 22 | Released: 2011 (1965)

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at age 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career, recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest success. Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and success with songs such as 'Respect', '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and 'Think'. These hits and more helped her to gain the title The Queen of Soul by the end of the 1960s decade.
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.
Aretha Franklin - The Queen Of Soul (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Aretha Franklin - The Queen Of Soul (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 312:05 minutes | ~ 10,9 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front/Rear cover

Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings is an 87-track, four-disc box set that covers Aretha Franklin's Atlantic career, spanning from 1967's "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" to 1976's "Something He Can Feel." Over the course of the set, all of Aretha's best-known songs, including all of her Top Ten pop and R&B singles, are included. For fans who only know the singles, the set is primarily notable for the wealth of album tracks and forgotten singles that are included, which nearly equal the hits in terms of quality. Stopping just short of her move to disco, The Queen of Soul just misses being a totally comprehensive collection, but it remains definitive – it may miss some of her later hits, but every one of her greatest tracks is in the box. The Queen of Soul is one the cornerstones of any soul collection.
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 - Love All The Hurt Away (1981/2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Love All The Hurt Away (1981/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 45:22 minutes | 1,07 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Love All The Hurt Away is an Aretha Franklin album, the singer's second release for Arista Records. Despite strong reviews, it was a sales disappointment, topping off at approximately 250,000 copies. Aretha's cover version of Sam & Dave's classic hit "Hold On! I'm Coming" won Franklin her 11th Grammy Award in the Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female category. It was her first Grammy win since 1974.