Aretha Franklin - Yeah !!! - 180g Vinyl LP

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2022 reissue. European import

Although Aretha Franklin is known for her larger than life soulful R&B vocals, this album sees her at her jazziest. If she had wanted to concentrate on this one area of her talent, she would still be ruling it.

"One of the great myths in music is that Aretha didn't blossom until she signed with Atlantic. It may be true commerciallky, but her ten LPs or so with Columbia are still... well... this is Aretha for goodness' sake. This set - recorded live at New York's Columbia Studios, as opposed to at a gig in a club - shows her taking control of at least three genres, from blues to jazz to standards, with emphasis on the jazz, and she simply soars past Dinah, Sarah and Billie on material like 'Misty' and 'Trouble In Mind'. Don't let the pro-Atlantic mythology overshadow this superb-sounding gem from 1965, which also features Kenny Burrell on guitar as a bonus.

Musicians:
Aretha Franklin, vocals, piano
Kenny Burrell, guitar
Teddy Harris, piano
James "Beans" Richardson, bass
Hindel Butts, drums

Selections:
Side A:
1. This Could Be The Start Of Something
2. Once In A Lifetime
3. Misty
4. More (from "Mondo Cane")
5. There Is No Greater Love
6. Muddy Water
Side B:
1. If I Had A Hammer (Aretha Franklin, piano)
2. Impossible
3. Today I Love Ev'rybody
4. Without The One You Love (Aretha Franklin, piano)
5. Trouble In Mind
6. Love For Sale

Recorded live in New York, February 10, 1965.

(871926202433)

SKU 871926202433
Barcode # 871926202433
Brand Columbia / Music on Vinyl

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