Aretha's Gold

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Aretha's Gold
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Greatest hits album by
Released1969
Recorded1966–1968
GenreR&B
Length41:17
LabelAtlantic
ProducerJerry Wexler
Aretha Franklin chronology
Soft and Beautiful
(1969)
Aretha's Gold
(1969)
This Girl's in Love with You
(1970)

Aretha's Gold is a greatest hits album by Aretha Franklin, released in 1969 at Atlantic Recording Corporation. The album's tracks were recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York City, except "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" and "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man", which were recorded at the Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

The album was included in Robert Christgau's "Basic Record Library" of 1950s and 1960s recordings, published in Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies (1981).[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (Ronnie Shannon) - 2:47
  2. "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" (Dan Penn, Chips Moman) - 3:15
  3. "Respect" (Otis Redding) - 2:26
  4. "Dr. Feelgood" (Franklin, Ted White) - 3:18
  5. "Baby, I Love You" (Ronnie Shannon) - 2:39
  6. "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King & Jerry Wexler) - 2:37
  7. "Chain of Fools" (Don Covay) - 2:45

Side Two

  1. "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" (Franklin, White) - 2:18
  2. "Ain't No Way" (Carolyn Franklin, White) - 4:12
  3. "Think" (Franklin, White) - 2:15
  4. "You Send Me" (Sam Cooke) - 2:25
  5. "The House That Jack Built" (Bob Lance, Fran Robins) - 2:18
  6. "I Say a Little Prayer" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 3:30
  7. "See Saw" (Steve Cropper, Covay) - 4:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Aretha Franklin – piano, vocals

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "A Basic Record Library: The Fifties and Sixties". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 0899190251. Retrieved March 16, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.