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Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted and Black album mp3
Soul,Southern Soul
  • Performer:
    Aretha Franklin
  • Title:
    Young, Gifted and Black
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  • Style:
    Soul,Southern Soul
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  • Recording date:
    August 12, 1970 - February 16, 1971
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  • Recording location:
    Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY
  • Size FLAC version
    1248 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1368 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1696 megabytes
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Written-By – Aretha Franklin. A4. Young, Gifted And Black. Written-By – Nina Simone. A5. All The King's Horses. Written-By – Aretha Franklin. Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman pressing, denoted by "-CP" suffix in label matrices. Matrix, Runout (Label Side A): (ST-A-712393 CP). Matrix, Runout (Label Side B): (ST-A-712394 CP).

Album · 1972 · 12 Songs. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics.

Young, Gifted and Black is the eighteenth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on January 24, 1972, by Atlantic Records. The album is Top 10 Gold-certified. The album won Franklin a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black", which was originally recorded and released by Simone in 1969. In 2003, the TV network VH1 named it the 76th greatest album of all time.

Young, Gifted and Black is the nineteenth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic Records. The album won Aretha a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black. Dr. John - Percussion. Aretha Franklin - Piano, Celeste, Electric piano, Lead Vocals.

Young, Gifted And Black. Released January 24, 1972. Young, Gifted And Black Tracklist. Acoustic Piano Aretha Franklin. Background Vocals The Sweet Inspirations. Backing Vocals The Sweet Inspirations. More Aretha Franklin albums. Greatest Hits 1980-1994. Show all albums by Aretha Franklin.

Amazing Grace is a live gospel album by American soul singer Aretha Franklin. It was recorded in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles, with Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanying Franklin in performance. The recording was originally released as a double album on June 1, 1972, by Atlantic Records.

45 years ago today, Aretha Franklin released her twentieth studio album, which is absolutely staggering when you consider the fact that she’d only released her first studio album 11 years earlier.

I've Been Loving You Too Long, 03:35. The Long and Winding Road, 03:38.


Jack Adams - Engineer
Howard Albert - Engineer
Ron Albert - Engineer
Don Arnone - Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Main Personnel
Burt Bacharach - Composer
J.R. Bailey - Vocals (Background)
Theresa Bell - Composer
Thom Bell - Composer
Margaret Branch - Vocals (Background)
Ronald Bright - Vocals (Background)
Jerry Butler - Composer
Don Casale - Engineer
Ann S. Clark - Vocals (Background)
Hal David - Composer
Jim Doris - Composer
Jimmy Douglass - Engineer
Tom Dowd - Arranger, Audio Production, Producer
Dr. John - Guest Artist, Percussion
Cornell Dupree - Guest Artist, Guitar, Main Personnel
Aretha Franklin - Celeste, Composer, Main Personnel, Piano, Piano (Electric), Primary Artist, Vocals
Carolyn Franklin - Main Personnel, Vocals (Background)
Erma Franklin - Vocals (Background)
Eric Gale - Bass, Bass Instrument, Guest Artist, Main Personnel
Kenny Gamble - Composer
Geoff Gans - Reissue Art Director
Lewis Hahn - Engineer
William "Poogie" Hart - Composer
Donny Hathaway - Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Organ, Piano (Electric)
Daniel Hersch - Remastering
Bill Inglot - Remastering
Weldon Irving Jr. - Composer
Al Jackson, Jr. - Drums, Main Personnel
Wayne Jackson - Main Personnel, Trumpet
Elton John - Composer
Chuck Kirkpatrick - Engineer
Hubert Laws - Flute, Flute (Alto), Guest Artist, Main Personnel
John Lennon - Composer
Andrew Love - Main Personnel, Sax (Tenor)
Ray Lucas - Drums, Main Personnel, Percussion
Arif Mardin - Arranger, Audio Production, Producer, Remixing
Michael Mazzarella - Research
Paul McCartney - Composer
Hugh McCracken - Guitar, Main Personnel
The Memphis Horns - Ensemble, Guest Artist
Patrick Milligan - Research
David Nathan - Liner Notes
Gene Orloff - Concert Master
Gene Paul - Engineer
Gary Peterson - Research
Robert "Pops" Popwell - Bass, Bass Instrument, Main Personnel, Percussion
Billy Preston - Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Organ
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie - Drums, Main Personnel, Percussion
Chuck Rainey - Bass, Bass Instrument, Main Personnel
Mac Rebennack - Main Personnel, Percussion
Otis Redding - Composer
Neal Rosengarden - Main Personnel, Percussion
Neal Rosengarden - Percussion, Trumpet, Vibraphone
Nina Simone - Composer
Pat Smith - Vocals (Background)
The Sweet Inspirations - Main Personnel, Vocals (Background)
Bernie Taupin - Composer
Sammy Turner - Vocals (Background)
Jerry Wexler - Audio Production, Producer
Stanislaw Zagorski - Cover Design

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby) Jim Doris Aretha Franklin 3:42
2 Day Dreaming Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin 3:59
3 Rock Steady Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin 3:13
4 Young, Gifted and Black Weldon Irving Jr. / Nina Simone Aretha Franklin 3:34
5 All The King's Horses Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin 3:56
6 A Brand New Me Theresa Bell / Jerry Butler / Kenny Gamble Aretha Franklin 4:26
7 April Fools Burt Bacharach / Hal David Aretha Franklin 3:29
8 I've Been Loving You Too Long Jerry Butler / Otis Redding Aretha Franklin 3:36
9 First Snow in Kokomo Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin 4:04
10 The Long and Winding Road John Lennon / Paul McCartney Aretha Franklin 3:38
11 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) Thom Bell / William "Poogie" Hart Aretha Franklin 3:42
12 Border Song (Holy Moses) Elton John / Bernie Taupin Aretha Franklin 3:19

Aretha Franklin at the top of her form and branching out a bit from the raw, gritty Muscle Shoals sound that made her famous in the 1960s. The Queen of Soul updates her sound for the 70s with a more matured sound reflecting a variety of influences, as she covers everyone from the Beatles to Otis to the Delfonics. Those looking for her most memorable hits best look elsewhere. But for those looking for a solid album of lesser known but still classic Aretha Franklin material, this is a great place to start.