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‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You’: Aretha Franklin’s Soul Serenade
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‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You’: Aretha Franklin’s Soul Serenade

Crowning Aretha Franklin the ‘Queen Of Soul’, the ‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You’ album was ‘the sound of self-assurance’.

I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You): The Story Behind The Aretha Franklin Song
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I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You): The Story Behind The Aretha Franklin Song

The first song to capture the real Aretha Franklin, I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) began one of the most important eras in music.

‘Young, Gifted And Black’: Aretha Franklin’s Move Into Adult-Oriented Soul
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‘Young, Gifted And Black’: Aretha Franklin’s Move Into Adult-Oriented Soul

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Young, Gifted And Black’ album delivered on all fronts: she really was everything its title claimed – and more.

‘This Girl’s In Love With You’: Aretha Franklin’s Beloved Covers Album
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‘This Girl’s In Love With You’: Aretha Franklin’s Beloved Covers Album

Tackling The Beatles, The Band and others, ‘This Girl’s In Love With You’ found Aretha Franklin claiming much-loved songs for her own.

Aretha Arrives: How Aretha Franklin Proved She Could Go The Distance
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Aretha Arrives: How Aretha Franklin Proved She Could Go The Distance

‘Aretha Arrives’? She’d landed long before. But this album convinced fans they were in it for the long haul with her.

Best Aretha Franklin Songs: 20 Tracks From The Queen Of Soul’s Reign
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Best Aretha Franklin Songs: 20 Tracks From The Queen Of Soul’s Reign

From soaring cries for freedom to clear-eyed dissections of troubled romance, the best Aretha Franklin songs continue to define soul music.

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