I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Studio album by Released March 10, 1967 Recorded January 10 – February 26, 1967 Studio FAME Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama and Atlantic Recording Studios, ( New York City, New York Genre Length 32: 51 Label Atlantic Producer Jerry Wexler Aretha Franklin chronology
Singles from I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
is the 10th studio album by American singer I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Aretha Franklin. The record was released on March 10, 1967, by Atlantic Records.
Background [ edit ]
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You is Aretha's first album with Atlantic Records. The record went to number 2 on the Billboard album chart and number 1 on the magazine's Top R&B Selling chart. It was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1967. It received a number 83 ranking on magazine's 2003 list of Rolling Stone the 500 greatest albums of all time and inclusion in both the (2005) and 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2008). When 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die Rolling Stone listed the "Women in Rock: 50 Essential Albums" in 2002 and again 2012, the album listed at number one. The album included two top-10 singles: "  Respect" was a number-1 single on Billboard 's Hot 100 Pop singles chart, and " I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" peaked at number 9. The album was rated the 10th best album of the 1960s by Pitchfork.
Reception [ edit ]
chided the album for "the lack of versatility on the part of the sidemen. The drums weren't hard enough, the guitar was weak, and the production lacked polish." Rolling Stone In 2002, though, they placed the album at No. 1 on their "Women in Rock: 50 Essential Albums" list. In 2003, the album was ranked No. 83 on  Rolling Stone 's list of " The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time". magazine (1/03, p. 54) included the album in their list of the "100 Greatest Albums Ever". Q Q (7/93, p. 106) also gave the album 4 stars and said "[the album] came out in May 1967 and was number 2 in America within weeks ... now it stands untainted by time. She seemed so much a force of nature it's strange to recall that this was actually her tenth album ..."
Track listing [ edit ]
12. "Respect" (Stereo version) Otis Redding 2:28 13. "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (Stereo version) Ronnie Shannon 2:47 14. "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" (Stereo version) Dan Penn, Chips Moman 3:14
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References [ edit ]
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You at AllMusic
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