Aretha Franklin ‎– Rare & Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122-79970-3, Atlantic ‎– 8122-79970-3
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2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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1-1 I Never Loved A Man Like You (Demo)
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Ronnie Shannon
4:04
1-2 Dr. Feelgood (Love Is A Serious Business (Demo)
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
4:43
1-3 Sweet Bitter Love (Demo)
Written-By – Van McCoy
5:12
1-4 It Was You
Written-By – James Brown
3:45
1-5 The Letter
Composed By – Unknown Artist
3:38
1-6 So Soon
Written-By – Van McCoy
2:47
1-7 Mr. Big
Bass – Jerry JemmottElectric Piano – Spooner OldhamGuitar – Tommy CogbillSaxophone [Baritone] – Floyd NewmanWritten-By – Carolyn Franklin, Ted White
2:41
1-8 Talk To Me, Talk To Me
Alto Saxophone – Frank Wess, George DorseyBaritone Saxophone – Pepper AdamsBass – Ron CarterConductor – Arif MardinDrums – Grady TateFlute, Saxophone [Tenor] – David Newman*Piano – Junior ManceTenor Saxophone – Seldon PowellTrombone – Benny Powell, Jimmy Cleveland, Thomas Mitchell, Urbie GreenTrumpet – Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Snookie Young*, Joe Newman, Richard WilliamsWritten-By – Joe Seneca
3:29
1-9 The Fool On The Hill
Guitar – Jerry WeaverWritten-By – John Lennon/Paul McCartney*
3:31
1-10 Pledging My Love/The Clock
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Cissy Houston, Dee Dee Warwick, Sylvia ShemwellGuitar [Possibly] – Jerry WexlerWritten-By – David Mattis*, Don Robey, Ferdinand Washington, John Alexander (4)
4:13
1-11 You're Taking Another Man's Place
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Almeda Lattimore, Brenda Bryant, Margaret BranchGuitar [Possibly] – Cornell DupreeWritten-By – Isaac Hayes/David Porter*
3:30
1-12 You Keep Me Hangin' On
Guitar [Possibly] – Duane AllmanWritten-By – Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Eddie Holland*
3:10
1-13 I'm Trying To Overcome
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
5:06
1-14 My Way
Backing Vocals [Possibly] – Almeda Lattimore, Brenda Bryant, Evelyn Green, Margaret Branch, Pat Lewis, The Sweet Inspirations, Wylene IvyBass – Tommy McClureDrums – Sam Creason*Guitar – Charlie FreemanKeyboards – Jim Dickinson, Mike Utley*Written-By – Claude François, Gilles Thibault*, Jacques Revaux, Paul Anka
4:08
1-15 My Cup Runneth Over
Backing Vocals [Possibly] – Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin, The Sweet Inspirations, The Sweethearts Of SoulDrums – Ray LucasOrgan – Billy PrestonWritten-By – Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones (5)
3:22
1-16 You're All I Need To Get By (Take 1)
Written-By – Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson*
0:42
1-17 You're All I Need To Get By (Take 2)
Written-By – Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson*
3:37
1-18 Lean On Me
Arranged By [Strings] – Arif MardinBaritone Saxophone – Jimmy Mitchell*Flugelhorn – Wayne JacksonFlute – Andrew LoveTenor Saxophone – Ed LoganTrombone – Jack Hale*Trumpet – Roger HoppsWritten-By – Joe Cobb, Van McCoy
4:37
2-1 Rock Steady
Percussion – Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)*, Robert PopwellWritten-By – Aretha Franklin
4:30
2-2 I Need A Strong Man (The To-To Song)
Composed By – Unknown Artist
3:56
2-3 Heavenly Father
Electric Piano – Aretha FranklinWritten-By – Edna McGriff
5:38
2-4 Sweetest Smile And The Funkiest Side
Composed By – Unknown Artist
3:48
2-5 This Is
Composed By – Unknown Artist
3:37
2-6 Tree Of Life
Written-By – Gene McDaniels*
5:12
2-7 Do You Know
Composed By – Unknown Artist
2:49
2-8 Can You Love Again
Composed By – Unknown Artist
2:40
2-9 I Want To Be With You
Written-By – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams (2)
6:02
2-10 Suzanne
Written-By – Leonard Cohen
5:13
2-11 That's The Way I Feel About Cha (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Bobby Womack, Joe Hicks, John Grisby
5:45
2-12 Ain't But The One
Electric Piano – Dave GrusinVocals [With] – Ray CharlesWritten-By – Duke Ellington
6:08
2-13 The Happy Blues
Bass – Willie WeeksComposed By – Unknown ArtistDrums – Paul HumphreyHorns – Unknown ArtistKeyboards – Richard TeeKeyboards [Possibly] – Donny HathawayPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
2:29
2-14 At Last
Written-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
3:25
2-15 Love Letters
Written-By – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
4:03
2-16 I'm In Love (Alternate Vocal)
Written-By – Bobby Womack
3:01
2-17 Are You Leaving Me (Demo)
Composed By – Unknown Artist
4:23

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Standard 2 disc jewel case with hinged tray.
24 page insert includes biographical essay & track lines notes by Jerry Wrexler & David Ritz

All tracks are previously unissued except 1.10, 1.11, 1.14, 1.18 & 2.01.

• Tracks 1-1 to 1-3 are Original Demos sent to Jerry Wexler by Ted White. Recorded 11/66 or 12/66, Detroit MI.
• Tracks 1-4 to 1-6 are out-takes from Aretha Arrives. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (20/06/67). Masters #12642, #12648 & #12649.
• Track 1-7 is an out-take from Aretha Now. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (04/11/68). Master #14317.
• Track 1-8 is an out-take from Soul '69. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (23/09/68). Master #15334.
• Track 1-9 is an out-take from This Girl's In Love With You. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (09/01/69). Master #16098.
• Tracks 1-10 is a B-Side from Share Your Love With Me Atlantic Single #2650, released 10/7/69. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (09/01/69). Master #16099.
• Tracks 1-11 an is out-take from Spirit In The Dark. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (26/05/69). First issued on "Atlantic Blues: Vocalists" Atlantic #81696 (1986). Master #17150.
• Tracks 1-12 and 1-13 are out-takes from This Girl's In Love With You or Spirit In The Dark. Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, FL (03/10/69). Masters #17150 & #17820.
• Track 1-14 is an out-take from Spirit In The Dark. Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, FL (10/03/70). First released on Atlantic Unearthed: Soul Sisters (06/06/06). Master #18700.
• Track 1-15 is an out-take from Young, Gifted And Black. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (12/08/70). Master #19831.
• Tracks 1-16 & 1-17 Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (29/10/70 or 02/11/70). An alternate version was issued as Atlantic Single #2787 (03/02/71). Master #20486.
• Track 1-18 is the B-Side to "Spanish Harlem" Atlantic Single #2817 (09/07/71). Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, FL (27/01/71). Master #21423.
• Track 2-1 is the unedited, undubbed master without horns - an out-take from Young, Gifted And Black. Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, FL (15/02/71). A different edit / mix was issued as Atlantic Single #2838 (11/10/71). Master #21312.
• Tracks 2-2 and 2-3 are out-takes from Young, Gifted And Black. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY (18 & 19 /02/70). Masters #21418 & #21420.
• Tracks 2-4 to 2-10 are out-takes from Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky. Recorded at Record Plant West, Los Angeles, CA (04/72 to 05/72). Masters #24394, #24396, #24397, #24402, #24403, #24404 & #24406.
• Track 2-11 is an out-take from Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky. Recorded at Record Plant West, Los Angeles, CA (08/72). Masters #24394.
• Track 2-12 is taken from the CBS-TV Special "Duke Ellington...We Love You Madly". Recorded at the Schubert Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (10 & 11 /01/73). Master #26222.
• Track 2-13 is an out-take from Let Me In Your Life. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New
York, NY. (24/03/73). Master #26763.
• Tracks 214 to 2-16 are out-takes from Let Me In Your Life. Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New
York, NY. (09/04/73). Masters #26385, #26387 & #26388.
• Track 2-17 is an Original Demo. Recording date unknown (possibly early 70's).

"Pledging My Love/The Clock", "My Way" and "Lean On Me" controlled by Atlantic recording Corp.; "You're Takin' Up Another Man's Place" ℗ 1986 Atlantic Recording Corp. All other selections ℗ 2007 Atlantic Recording Corp.

Remastered at Digiprep.

Special thanks: Dick Allen.

Cat number appears on spine as 8122-79970-3 and on the CDs as 8122799703

This compilation ℗ & © 2007 Rhino Entertainment Company, A Warner Music Group Company.
This compilation ℗ 2007 Atlantic Recording Corp.
Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company.
Manufactured in the E.U.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 812279970-3/1 V01 DWT
  • Other (Disc 1 SID Codes): IFPI L011 IFPI 05N9
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 812279970-3/2 V01 BJL
  • Other (Disc 2 SID Codes): IFPI L011 IFPI 05N9
  • Label Code: LC02982
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Barcode: 0 8122 79970 3 8

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