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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Aretha Franklin Discography

b. Aretha Louise Franklin, 25th March 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Aretha Franklin's roots are purely gospel based.

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Albums:

  • The Gospel Soul of Aretha Franklin (1956)
  • Aretha (Columbia 1961)
  • The Electrifying Aretha Franklin (Columbia 1962)
  • The Tender The Moving, The Swinging (Columbia 1962)
  • Laughing On The Outside (Columbia 1963)
  • Unforgettable (Columbia 1964)
  • Songs Of Faith (Checker 1964)
  • Running Out Of Fools (Columbia 1964) 
  • Yeah!!! (Columbia 1965)
  • Queen Of Soul (1965)
  • Once In A Lifetime (1965)
  • Soul Sister (Columbia 1966)
  • Take It Like You Give It (Columbia 1967)
  • I Never Loved A Man The Way That I Love You (Atlantic 1967)
  • Aretha Arrives (Atlantic 1967)
  • Take A Look - early recordings (Columbia 1967)
  • Aretha: Lady Soul (Atlantic 1968)
  • Aretha Now (Atlantic 1968)
  • Aretha In Paris (Atlantic 1968)
  • Aretha Franklin: Soul '69 (Atlantic 1969)
  • Today I Sing The Blues (Columbia 1969)
  • Soft And Beautiful (Columbia 1969
  • I Say A Little Prayer (1969)
  • Aretha Franklin Live (1969)
  • This Girl's In Love With You (Atlantic 1970)
  • Spirit In The Dark (Atlantic 1970)
  • Two Sides Of Love (1970)
  • Aretha Live At Fillmore West (Atlantic 1971)
  • "Don't Fight the Feeling : The Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at the Fillmore West" (1971)
  • Young, Gifted And Black (Atlantic 1972)
  • Amazing Grace (Atlantic 1972) / alternate
  • Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky) (Atlantic 1973)
  • Let Me Into Your Life (Atlantic 1974)
  • With Everything I Feel In Me (Atlantic 1974)
  • You (Atlantic 1975)
  • Sparkle (Atlantic 1976)
  • Sweet Passion (Atlantic 1977)
  • Satisfaction (1977)
  • Almighty Fire (Atlantic 1978)
  • La Diva (Atlantic 1979)
  • Aretha (Arista 1980)
  • Love All The Hurt Away (Arista 1981)
  • Jump To It (Arista 1982)
  • Get It Right (Arista 1983)
  • Who's Zoomin' Who? (Arista 1985)
  • Aretha (Arista 1986)
  • One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism (Arista 1987)
  • Through The Storm (Arista 1989)
  • What You See Is What You Sweat (Arista 1991)
  • Aretha Gospel (live) (1991)
  • A Rose is Still a Rose (1998)
  • So Damn Happy (Arista 2003)
  • Joy to the World (christmas) (2006)
  • This Christmas (Borders, 2008

Compilations
  • Sweet Bitter Love (1960-66 material)
  • Aretha Sings the Blues (early)
  • Respect and other Hits (1997)
  • The Delta Meets Detroit - Aretha's Blues (1998)
  • Love Songs (1997)
  • Jazz to Soul (1992)
  • Beautiful Ballads and Love Songs (2008)
  • Jewels in the Crown (duets) (2007)
  • Rare & Unreleased (Rhino, 2007, 2 CDs)
  • Triology (3 CDs) - (2006)
  • Sunday Morning Classics (2009, 3 Cds)
  • Aretha Franklin (Gospel tracks)

Remixes / 7" / 12" singles
  • 'A Rose Is Still a Rose' - Hex Hector club mix
  • 'Jump to It' remixes - Andy Apple & Disco Deviance
  • 12" : "I Knew You Were Waiting" (with George Michael)
  • 12" : The Only Thing Missin' (2003)
  • 12" : Jumping Jack Flash (1986)
  • 12" : Jimmy Lee
  • 12" : A Deeper Love
  • 12" : A Deeper Love pt 1
  • 12" A Deeper Love Pts 2 & 3
  • 12" : Who's Zoomin Who ?
  • 12" : Freeway Of Love
  • 12 " : Aretha Franklin & Whitney Houston - It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
  • 12" : Classics (many songs)
  • 12" : Jump To It
  • 7" : Soulville / Evil Gal Blues

Video
  • Live At Park West (1985)

Bootlegs

  • Live at Jamaica World Music Festival (1982)
  • Stockholm (1968) - FLAC

39 comments:

zand said...

Check this
http://newbrasilmidia.blogspot.com/search/label/ARETHA%20FRANKLIN%20-%20Discografia

Simon666 said...

Hi guys -

On holiday for a week but stopped in to link up

Amazing Grace (Atlantic 1972)

With Everything I Feel In Me (Atlantic 1974)

and

La Diva (Atlantic 1979)

then I saw Zand's link! hmmmm ...

Anyway, I know i'm slow on this but I will post WAV rips of "Almighty Fire" and "La Diva" at my blog in the new year ... already got the best track from "La Diva" up in Wav, see here :
http://neverenoughrhodes.blogspot.com/2008/06/aretha-franklin-reasons-why-1979.html

Have a good break and party the next few days guys, all the best to the Blaxjive crew :)

Know Patience said...

here's a link to one of my favorite blogs, a real treasure trove of good music: click here

Simon666 said...

Thanks Zand and Know Patience,have linked to all of the albums covered at those two blogs.

Simon666 said...

OK added some new stuff as well

Simon666 said...

Links added for :

Running Out Of Fools (Columbia 1964)

Soul Sister (Columbia 1966)

Soft And Beautiful (Columbia 1969)

zand said...

A Rose is Still a Rose (1998)
http://rapidshare.com/files/179150342/98_-_ARISAR.rar

So Damn Happy (Arista 2003)
http://rapidshare.com/files/179155615/03_-_SDH.rar

zand said...

Yeah!!! (Columbia 1965)
http://rapidshare.com/files/179166301/65_-_Y.rar

Simon666 said...

Great work Zand!

cheeba said...

Here's some remixes of Jump To It by Andy Apple & Disco Deviance

http://sharebee.com/9542737b

Quite like the Andy Apple vocal, does well on the floor...

Simon666 said...

thanks again cheeba :)

Lukasz said...

Hi, stopped to say that "La Diva" link was stolen by 'bentleyfunk' from:

http://blogsportsoul.blogspot.com/2008/09/aretha-franklin-la-diva-1979.html

Unfortunately this rip has very bad sound quality, but if You're still planning to rip this one, It will be great thing! I'll really appreciate that... Thanks for good quality of "Reasons Why"!

Simon666 said...

Hi Lukasz, thanks for the info - I've changed the link on that one, plus added some alternate links from there. Ahem, i will get to that rip soon :)

jcmoss33 said...

You guys really out do yourselves!!! Great work...as always. Peace

ish said...

I have just ripped and posted a real Aretha rarity, Today I Sing the Blues, from 1969. Be sure to read the full story of this lost and unjustly reviled album.
http://ileoxumare.blogspot.com/2009/02/aretha-franklin-today-i-sing-blues-1969.html

Simon666 said...

Great addition Ish, many thanks! Check this one out people, rare vinyl and an interesting story ...

Simon666 said...

A few additions :

albums :

# Aretha Gospel (live) (1991)
# Joy to the World (christmas) (2006)

Compilation :

# Triology (3 CDs) - (2006)

12" single :

# 12" : The Only Thing Missin' (2003)

Simon666 said...

Also, compilation :

Sunday Morning Classics (2009, 3 Cds)

Simon666 said...

AND ...

Bootleg :

Stockholm, 1968,
(FLACs from FM, check link for details)

and more 12" singles :

# 12" : Jumping Jack Flash (1986)
# 12" : Jimmy Lee
# 12" : A Deeper Love
# 12" : Who's Zoomin Who ?
# 12" : Freeway Of Love

Anonymous said...

Aretha Franklin - M E G A P O S T
http://napusisemajmune.blogspot.com/2009/03/aretha-franklin-m-e-g-p-o-s-t.html

1956 - The Gospel Soul of Aretha Franklin
1962 - The Tender, The Moving, The Swinging
1964 - Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington
1965 - Yeah!!! Aretha Franklin in Person
1966 - Soul Sister The Classic Aretha Franklin
1967 - Aretha Arrives
1968 - Aretha in Paris
1971 - Aretha Live at Fillmore West
1973 - Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)
1974 - Let Me In Your Life
1974 - With Everything I Feel in Me
1982 - Jump to It
1985 - Who's Zoomin' Who
1986 - Aretha
1991 - What You See Is What You Sweat
1998 - Areta's Blues-The Delta Meets Detroit
2003 - So Damn Happy
2007 - Queen of Soul_The Best of

Simon666 said...

Thanks anonymous, I linked some of those as alternates

Simon666 said...

Very high quality version of "Live At the Fillmore West" donated by Soul Warrior, linked up. Thanks!

http://rapidshare.com/files/148117199/AF_ALAFW.part1.rar.html
http://rapidshare.com/files/148133453/AF_ALAFW.part2.rar.html
http://rapidshare.com/files/148146787/AF_ALAFW.part3.rar.html
http://rapidshare.com/files/148182868/AF_ALAFW_art.rar.html

Anonymous said...

Aretha Franklin NEW MEGAPOST

1962 - The Electrifying Aretha Franklin
1963 - Laughing On The Outside
1964 - Runnin' Out Of Fools
1967 - Take It Like You Give It
1969 - Soft and Beautiful
1975 - You
1978 - Almighty Fire
1979 - La Diva
1983 - Get It Right

http://napusisemajmune.blogspot.com/2009/03/aretha-franklin-new-megapost.html

Simon666 said...

Thanks anonymous, some more alternatives

Anonymous said...

For the links Simon666 gave for "Live At the Fillmore West" (donated by Soul Warrior), there is a password asked to have the files unzipped. Does someone know which one is needed?

Simon666 said...

Hi there,
I've sent Soul Warrior a mail to ask for the password.

Simon666 said...

In the meantime, a new addition :

# "Don't Fight the Feeling : The Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at the Fillmore West" (1971)

Simon666 said...

Hi anonymous, the pass for the FLAC version of "Live at The Fillmore West" is aksman. I've now switched the link to the forum that it came from, where the pass is shown as well.

Anonymous said...

That's just great Simon. thx !

Simon666 said...

No problems.
And the good news is :

FLAC versions added :

# Aretha: Lady Soul
# Aretha Now
# I Never Loved A Man The Way That I Love You

Simon666 said...

Added :

"One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism"(Arista 1987)

Simon666 said...

Added a bunch of 12" singles

El-Flippo said...

Did Aretha ever do a version of "Peace Be Still"? I seem to recall it from the 60's, but I may be mistaken.

Thanks in advance for any feedback...

...and THANKS for this Great Blog !!

iRoNy_45 said...

Hard to Find?!: I Won't Cry Anymore by Aretha Franklin' It can be found on The Take A Look Album: Columbia C 10592 and is written by A. Frish & F. Wise.The [Compilation] album was relesead in 1967.

Is there anybody out there who can help me?

It would be great!

iRoNy

pier said...

Thanx for the amazing job you do on this blog... you rule, guys!

Simon666 said...

7" single added :

7" : Soulville / Evil Gal Blues

get it at Dr Okeh's and say hi and thanks to him :

http://doctorokeh.blogspot.com/2009/09/1-aretha-franklin.html

Simon666 said...

Added :

Live At Park West (1985) - 3gb DVD rip

MaJic said...

Simon most of the remix single links are closed.

MaJic said...

Wonderful. Can't wait for AWFOOL to be uploaded here!

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