The penultimate cut on her 1967 Atlantic debut features Aretha with no piano and no background vocals, making a plea for rescue.
Aretha gives this jazz standard a chill, yet soulful makeover.
The opening & title cut from 1976’s Sparkle simply glistens.
Van McCoy composed this understated ballad from Aretha’s 1975 album “You”
Aretha accelerates Bill Withers’ beautiful ballad on the title cut to one of her 1974 LPs.
Aretha narrates Sam Cooke’s classic as Sam, in tribute to Sam, and with her own changes in mind.