Aretha Franklin ‎– Sings The Great Diva Classics

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1 At Last
Arranged By [Orchestra] – William RossBass – Reggie HamiltonContractor [Music, Additional] – Whitney MartinContractor [Music] – Gina ZimmittiCoordinator [For Momentum RLP] – Mary Webster (2)Copyist [Music Prepraration, Additional] – Alex KovacsCopyist [Music Prepraration] – Joann Kane Music Service, Mark Graham (3)Engineer [Orchestra, Assistant] – Chandler Harrod, Jake GorskiEngineer [Orchestra] – Tommy VicariGuitar – Michael RipollManagement [Music Services] – Momentum RLPMixed By – Tony MaseratiMixed By [Assistant] – James KraussePiano – Greg PhillinganesRecorded By [Digital] – Larry MahSaxophone [Solo] – Kirk WhalumWritten-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
3:53
2 Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)
Backing Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Carmen Reece, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Latrelle Simmons, Tawatha Agee*Bass – Reggie HamiltonGuitar [All Guitars] – Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds*Organ [B3] – James "Big Jim" WrightPercussion – Antonio DixonWritten-By [Ain't No Mountain High Enough] – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson*Written-By [Rolling In The Deep] – Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth
4:00
3 Midnight Train To Georgia
Backing Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Latrelle Simmons, Tawatha Agee*Bass – Ethan FarmerGuitar – Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds*Percussion – Antonio DixonPiano [Acoustic], Organ [B3] – James "Big Jim" WrightProgrammed By [String, Additional] – Demonte PoseyWritten-By – James Weatherly*
4:21
4 I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)
Arranged By [Backing Vocal, Additional] – Terisa GriffinArranged By [Strings, Horns], Conductor – Larry GoldBacking Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee*, Vaneese ThomasCello – Glenn FischbachEngineer [Strings, Horns, Assistant] – Karl Petersen (2)Engineer [Strings, Horns] – Jeff ChestekGuitar – Phil SeedKeyboards [Additional] – "Jigga" James Edwards*, Tim GantProducer [Vocals] – Harvey Mason Jr.Producer, Arranged By – Terry Hunter, DJ Wayne Williams*Recorded By – Joey "808" Fernandez*Recorded By [Assistant] – Leonard Part SixxRecorded By [Ms. Franklin's Vocals] – Andrew HeyTrombone – Jarred AntonocciTrumpet – Jonathan Shaw (3), Steve TirpakViola – Davis Barnett, Jonathan Kim (2)Violin – Blake Espy, Charles Parker, Dayna Anderson, Emma Kummrow, Guillame Combet*, Jennifer LeeWritten-By [I Will Survive] – Dino Fekaris, Freddie PerrenWritten-By [Survivor] – Anthony Dent, Beyoncé Knowles, Matthew Knowles*
4:31
5 People
Arranged By [Orchestra] – William RossBass – Reggie HamiltonContractor [Music, Assistant] – Whitney MartinContractor [Music] – Gina ZimmittiCoordinator [For Momentum RLP] – Mary Webster (2)Copyist [Music Preparation, Additional] – Alex KovacsCopyist [Music Preparation] – Joann Kane Music Service, Mark Graham (3)Drums – Steve Wolf*Engineer [Orchestra, Assistant] – Chandler Harrod, Jake GorskiEngineer [Orchestra] – Tommy VicariGuitar – Michael RipollManagement [Music Services] – Momentum RLPMixed By – Tony MaseratiMixed By [Assistant] – James KraussePiano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesRecorded By [Digital] – Larry MahRecorded By [Drums, Assistant] – Brendan MorawskiWritten-By – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
4:04
6 No One
Backing Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee*, Vaneese ThomasCoordinator [Production] – Trina BowmanGuitar – Andrew HeyKeyboards – Erik "Bluetooth" GriggsProducer – The UnderdogsRecorded By [Assistant] – Dave Boyd*, Rob Sizwe Price-GumaWritten-By – Alicia Keys, George M. Harry, Kerry Brothers, Jr.*
4:01
7 I'm Every Woman/Respect
Backing Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee*, Vaneese ThomasKeyboards, Programmed By – Eric KupperProducer [Vocals] – Harvey Mason Jr.Producer, Mixed By – Eric KupperWritten-By [I'm Every Woman] – Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson*Written-By [Respect] – Otis Redding
4:56
8 Teach Me Tonight
Bass – Reggie HamiltonDrum Programming, Arranged By – Dapo TorimiroGuitar – Michael RipollPiano [Acoustic], Strings – Greg PhillinganesProducer – Dapo TorimiroRecorded By [Additional] – Dapo TorimiroSaxophone [Solo] – Kirk WhalumWritten-By – Gene DePaul, Sammy Cahn
2:41
9 You Keep Me Hangin' On
Arranged By [Backing Vocal, Additional] – Carla PratherArranged By [Strings, Horns], Conductor – Larry GoldBacking Vocals – Brenda White-King*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee*, Vaneese ThomasBass – John SherrellCello – Glenn FischbachEngineer [Additional] – Dave RowlandEngineer [Strings, Horns, Assistant] – Karl Petersen (2)Engineer [Strings, Horns] – Jeff ChestekGuitar – Keith HendersonKeyboards [Additional] – Tim GantMixed By – Fabian MarasciulloPiano – Aretha FranklinProducer [Vocals] – Harvey Mason Jr.Producer, Arranged By – Terry Hunter, DJ Wayne Williams*Recorded By – Joey "808" Fernandez*Trombone – Jarred AntonocciTrumpet – Jonathan Shaw (3), Steve TirpakViola – Davis Barnett, Jonathan Kim (2)Violin – Blake Espy, Charles Parker, Dayna Anderson, Emma Kummrow, Guillame Combet*, Jennifer LeeWritten-By – Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland*
4:41
10 Nothing Compares 2 U
Backing Vocals – Debra Killings, Joi Gilliam, Keisha JacksonDrums – Jorel "JFly" Flynn*Engineer – Ken OrioleEngineer [Assistant] – Kory Aaron, Leo SibillyHorns – Darian Emory, Jason P. Freeman*, Jerry FreemanMixed By – NealHPogue*Piano, Keyboards – Kevin KendrickProducer – André "3000" Benjamin*Written-By – Prince Rogers Nelson
4:17

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Recorded at Brandon's Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA; Blue Flash Studio, Orland Park, IL; Underdog Studios, North Hollywood, CA; Silent Sound Studios; Doppler Studios; recording (additional] at DMP Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Franklin's vocals recorded at Studio A Recording, Inc. Dearborn Heights, MI
Orchestra recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Background vocals recorded at Jungle City, New York City, NY; Germano Studios, NYC
Horns, strings recorded at MilkBoy the Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Mixed at Mirrorball Studios, North Hollywood, CA; MixStar Studios, Virginia Beach, VA; TheHotPurplePettingZoo

℗&© 2014 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Kirk Whalum appears courtesy of Mack Avenue Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 8775-02251-2 2
  • Barcode (Scanned): 887750225122
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L555
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 9410
  • Label Code: LC 00316
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA

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88875-02251-2 Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics(CD, Album) RCA, Sony Music 88875-02251-2 Colombia 2014 Sell This Version
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nychousedj

nychousedj

September 26, 2015
Isn't every song on this CD "the Aretha Version" by definition? Not sure why they felt the need to single out tracks 2 and 4....
dlgale1974

dlgale1974

January 6, 2015
edited over 3 years ago

I love the music Aretha did on Atlantic, because of that era she truly is the undisputed Queen of Soul, and I love her dearly however all that was a long time ago. She is still a great singer, but she's in her seventies so she's not the great singer she once was and something about her voice sounds a little creepy. Bob Dylan may get away with being gravelly, but that's not what's called for on these sort of tunes, I downloaded this album, and I knew it would be a mistake, but I couldn't stop myself, serves me right.