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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
One of her most overlooked '60s albums, on which she presented some of her jazziest material, despite the title. None of these cuts were significant hits, and none were Aretha originals; she displayed her characteristically eclectic taste in the choice of cover material, handling compositions by Percy Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Smokey Robinson, and, at the most pop-oriented end of her spectrum, John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind" and Bob Lind's "Elusive Butterfly." Her vocals are consistently passionate and first-rate, though, as is the musicianship; besides contributions from the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, session players include respected jazzmen Kenny Burrell, Ron ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
One of her most overlooked '60s albums, on which she presented some of her jazziest material, despite the title. None of these cuts were significant hits, and none were Aretha originals; she displayed her characteristically eclectic taste in the choice of cover material, handling compositions by Percy Mayfield, Sam Cooke, Smokey Robinson, and, at the most pop-oriented end of her spectrum, John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind" and Bob Lind's "Elusive Butterfly." Her vocals are consistently passionate and first-rate, though, as is the musicianship; besides contributions from the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, session players include respected jazzmen Kenny Burrell, Ron Carter, Grady Tate, David Newman, and Joe Zawinul.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/14/1993
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 081227152321
  • Catalog Number: 71523
  • Sales rank: 113,174

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Aretha Franklin Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Pepper Adams Baritone Saxophone
Ron Carter Bass
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
King Curtis Tenor Saxophone
Urbie Green Trombone
Joe Newman Trumpet
Seldon Powell Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Grady Tate Drums
Joe Zawinul Organ, Electric Piano
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Bruno Carr Drums
Tommy Cogbill Electric Bass
George Dorsey Alto Saxophone
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Louie Goicdecha Percussion
Manuel Gonzales Percussion
Evelyn Greene Background Vocals
Roger Hawkins Drums
Wyline Ivy Background Vocals
Jack Jennings Percussion, Vibes
Jimmy Johnson Guitar
Junior Mance Piano, Keyboards
Arif Mardin Conductor
Thomas Mitchell Trombone
David "Fathead" Newman Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Spooner Oldham Organ
Benny Powell Trombone
Frank Wess Alto Saxophone
Snooky Young Trumpet
Jerry Jemmott Bass
Richard Gene Williams Trumpet
Technical Credits
Tom Dowd Producer, Engineer
Curley Hamner Composer
Dan Hersch Remastering
Bill Inglot Remastering
Arif Mardin Arranger
Charlie Singleton Composer
Jerry Wexler Producer
David Nathan Liner Notes
Geoff Gans Art Direction
Curtis Lewis Composer
Warren Moore Composer
Curtis Reginald Lewis Composer
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