WorldCat Identities

Franklin, Aretha

Works: 1,909 works in 4,411 publications in 6 languages and 54,314 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Rock music  Musical films  Biography  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Soul music  Road films  History 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Composer, Contributor, Narrator, Musician, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, per, Arranger, Commentator, int, Conductor
Classifications: M1630.18.F73, 782.42164
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aretha Franklin
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years after the brothers' original "mission from God," Elwood Blues is getting out of prison and discovering that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission to reassemble the old band this time with the help of a soulful bartender, compete at Queen Moussette's Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan named Buster on the path to redemption. In the midst of the mayhem, he's got to prove to the police that there's magic in the music and a mysterious method behind the Blues Brothers' madness
The very best of Aretha Franklin by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin's performances are mesmerizing and seem to embody the perfect balance between nuanced sensitivity and sheer powerhouse wailing. The combination of her unique magnetism and the quality of such songs as 'Think,' 'I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You),' and '(You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman' is almost too good to be true. The album's only shortcoming is that there aren't more tracks to savor. A perfect introduction to this phenomenal singer
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
Muscle Shoals by Greg Camalier( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall brought black and white together to create music for the generations. He is responsible for creating the 'Muscle Shoals sound' and the Swampers, the house band at FAME Studios that eventually left to start its own successful studio known as Muscle Shoals Sound"--Container
50 years : the gold anniversary collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of hits from the Atlantic Record company over a fifty year span
Forrest Gump : the soundtrack by Winston Groom( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A double album featuring 31 classic pop tunes plus a suite from Alan Silvestri's rich orchestral music, represented more completely on the companion score album
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to more than two dozen legendary music artists who significantly influenced the landscape of music for generations to come, from Ray Charles and Bob Dylan to Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash
Entertainment weekly( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing grace : the complete recordings by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded over two days at Los Angeles' New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, AMAZING GRACE finds Franklin backed by her studio band and joined by a choir led by family friend and gospel icon James Cleveland
I never loved a man the way I love you by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

48 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally released in 1967, I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You was the breakthrough album that sent Aretha Franklin into stardom
Lady soul by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

30 greatest hits by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets is a compilation of 19 classic duets while including four new recordings. This collection includes collaborations with stars of pop, country, soul, disco, rock, songwriters of a bygone era and stars of Broadway and opera
The big chill : original motion picture soundtrack : 15th anniversary( Recording )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiting to exhale : original soundtrack album by Babyface( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and German and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack album of the year featuring 3 hits by Whitney Houston plus Toni Braxton, CeCe Winans and others
Aretha Franklin sings the great diva classics by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"3 out of 4. ... there is something deeply satisfying about hearing a palpably weathered and still-great voice pour forth without hesitation or doubt ..."--USA Today
Entertainment weekly( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billboard top hits, 1987( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blues Brothers : original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Blues Brothers
Alternative Names
Areta Franklin

Areta Franklina

Areta Frenklin

Aretha 1942-

Aretha Fanklin

Aretha Franklin Amerikaans zangeres

Aretha Franklin amerikanische Soul-Sängerin und Pianistin

Aretha Franklin amerikansk musiker, sanger og sangskriver

Aretha Franklin amerykańska piosenkarka

Aretha Franklin cantante estadounidense

Aretha Franklin cantautrice e pianista statunitense

Aretha Franklin chanteuse américaine

Aretha Franklinová

Aretha Franklyn

Aretja Franklin

Arthaa Franklin

Franklin, Aretha Louise.

Franklin, Aretha Louise 1942-

Queen of Soul 1942-

Shanta Franklin, Aretha Louise

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Арета Франклин

Арета Франклін

Арета Френклин

Арэта Франклін

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SparkleAretha : from these rootsThe blues singers : ten who rocked the worldHigher ground : Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the rise and fall of American soulI never loved a man the way I love you : Aretha Franklin, Respect, and the making of a soul music masterpieceSoul covers : rhythm and blues remakes and the struggle for artistic identity : (Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Phoebe Snow)Aretha Franklin : Motown superstar