Original Album Series

Original Album Series

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by Aretha Franklin
Warner Bros repackaged and re-released six LPs by Aretha Franklin as a five-disc set. It's not a bad way to acquire the albums if you don't already own them, but isn't recommended for the casual fan.


Warner Bros repackaged and re-released six LPs by Aretha Franklin as a five-disc set. It's not a bad way to acquire the albums if you don't already own them, but isn't recommended for the casual fan.

Product Details

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Disc 1

  1. Respect
  2. Drown in My Own Tears
  3. I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
  4. Soul Serenade
  5. Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
  6. Baby, Baby, Baby
  7. Dr. Feelgood (Love Is a Serious Business)
  8. Good Times
  9. Do Right Woman-Do Right Man
  10. Save Me
  11. A Change Is Gonna Come

Disc 2

  1. Chain of Fools
  2. Money Won't Change You
  3. People Get Ready
  4. Niki Hoeky
  5. (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman
  6. Since You've Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
  7. Good to Me as I Am to You
  8. Come Back Baby
  9. Groovin'
  10. Ain't No Way

Disc 3

  1. Think
  2. I Say a Little Prayer
  3. See Saw
  4. Night Time Is the Right Time
  5. You Send Me
  6. You're a Sweet Sweet Man
  7. I Take What I Want
  8. Hello Sunshine
  9. A Change
  10. I Can't See Myself Leaving You

Disc 4

  1. Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
  2. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
  3. Pullin'
  4. You and Me
  5. Honest I Do
  6. Spirit in the Dark
  7. When the Battle Is Over
  8. When the Battle Is Over
  9. Try Matty's
  10. That's All I Want from You
  11. Oh No Not My Baby
  12. Why I Sing the Blues

Disc 5

  1. Respect
  2. Love the One You're With
  3. Bridge Over Troubled Water
  4. Eleanor Rigby
  5. Make It with You
  6. Don't Play That Song
  7. Dr. Feelgood
  8. Spirit in the Dark
  9. Spirit in the Dark (Reprise)
  10. Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Aretha Franklin   Primary Artist,Piano,Background Vocals
Joe South   Guitar
Bobby Womack   Guitar
King Curtis   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Carolyn Franklin   Background Vocals
Sweet Inspirations   Background Vocals
Willie Bridges   Baritone Saxophone
Charles Chalmers   Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Cogbill   Bass,Guitar
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Roger Hawkins   Drums
Haywood Henry   Baritone Saxophone
Wayne Jackson   Trumpet
Jimmy Johnson   Guitar
Andrew Love   Tenor Saxophone
Floyd Newman   Baritone Saxophone
Spooner Oldham   Organ,Electric Piano
Tony Studd   Bass Trombone
Mel Lastie   Trumpet
Warren Smith   Vibraslap
Jerry Jammot   Bass

Technical Credits

Jimmy Reed   Composer
James Brown   Composer
Ray Charles   Composer
Sam Cooke   Composer
Steve Cropper   Composer
Aretha Franklin   Composer
Carole King   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Curtis Mayfield   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Otis Redding   Composer
Paul Simon   Composer
Steve Stills   Composer
King Curtis   Composer
Larry Wilcox   Horn Arrangements
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Don Covay   Composer
Jim Ford   Composer
Carolyn Franklin   Composer
David Gates   Composer
Gerry Goffin   Composer
Dan Penn   Composer
Eddie Brigati   Composer
Dorian Burton   Composer
Felix Cavaliere   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Tom Dowd   Arranger,Director,Producer,Engineer,Horn Arrangements
Ahmet Ertegun   Composer
Henry Glover   Composer
Isaac Hayes   Composer
Jessie Hill   Composer
Mabon "Teenie" Hodges   Composer
Nat Jones   Composer
B.B. King   Composer
Jon Landau   Liner Notes
Arif Mardin   Arranger,Producer,Engineer,Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Chips Moman   Composer
Clyde Otis   Composer
David Porter   Composer
Ronnie Shannon   Composer
Valerie Simpson   Composer
Jerry Wexler   Composer,Producer,Liner Notes
Dr. John   Composer
Lolly Vegas   Composer
Lew Herman   Composer
Ewart Abner   Composer
Luther Dixon   Composer
Pat Vegas   Composer
Loring Eutemey   Cover Design
Curtis Ousley   Composer
Fritz Rotter   Composer
Betty Nelson   Composer
Ted White   Composer
Dave Clark   Composer
Ronny Shannon   Composer
Dale Petite   Composer
Art Benson   Composer
Nickolas Ashford   Composer
Carol King   Composer
Ronald Miller   Composer
Jerry Schartzberg   Cover Photo
Jack Springer   Liner Notes

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Original Album Series 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is great to be able to buy 5 of Aretha's albums for $10. It was great to be able to go back in time and listen to this artist and step back in time.