Aretha Franklin’s first five studio albums of the 1970s have been collected in a new box set, A Portrait of the Queen 1970-1974
The best Aretha Franklin albums prove that the “Queen Of Soul” had a profound understanding of the pain and the joy found in true soul music.
The 'Rhino Reds' series features reissues of classic albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s pressed on translucent 'Rhino Red' vinyl.
With the ‘Aretha Now’ album, Aretha Franklin served up an urgent classic that confirmed her recent crowning as ‘Queen Of Soul’.
Originally recorded by Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin turned the song Respect into ‘one of the battle cries of the civil-rights movement’.
The best Atlantic Records soul albums not only invented soul music, they shaped it over decades, making history with each new record.
For the ‘Soul ’69’ album, Aretha Franklin recorded blues, jazz, pop and country songs, unifying them with the power of her own soulful vision.
The late soul icon, who died in 2018 aged 76, topped the publication's updated list of their 200 Greatest Singers.
For 75 years, Atlantic Records has been home to an array of artists and landmark albums. It is one of the most influential labels in history.
A song inviting multiple readings, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman became an anthem in Aretha Franklin’s hands.
A conceptual triumph, ‘Spirit In The Dark’ is a deeply personal album on which Aretha Franklin asserts her dignity in love and in society.
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