Aretha's Greatest Hits

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Aretha's Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Aretha Franklin
Released September 9, 1971
Recorded 1967–1971
Genre Soul, R&B, Pop
Label Atlantic
Aretha Franklin chronology
Aretha Live at Fillmore West
Aretha's Greatest Hits
Young, Gifted & Black
Singles from Aretha's Greatest Hits
  1. "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
    Released: May 9, 1971
  2. "Spanish Harlem"
    Released: July, 1971
  3. "You're All I Need to Get By"
    Released: September 20, 1971
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B+[2]

Aretha's Greatest Hits is the third compilation album by American singer Aretha Franklin. Released on September 9, 1971 on Atlantic Records, The compilation features three new recordings: "Spanish Harlem", "You're All I Need to Get By" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water". The album reached Billboard's Top 20 and eventually sold over 500,000 copies. It was never released on compact disc and has been out of print since the 1980s.

Track Listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Spanish Harlem" (3:30)
  2. "Chain Of Fools" (2:45)
  3. "Don't Play That Song" (2:48)
  4. "I Say a Little Prayer" (3:30)
  5. "Dr. Feelgood" (3:18)
  6. "Let It Be" (3:28)
  7. "Do Right Woman - Do Right Man" (3:15)

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (5:31)
  2. "Respect" (2:26)
  3. "Baby I Love You" (2:39)
  4. "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (2:39)
  5. "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (2:47)
  6. "You're All I Need to Get By" (3:34)
  7. "Call Me" (3:18)


Not to be confused with ...[edit]

Aretha has many similarly named albums, including:


Refer to Aretha Franklin Discography for a list of all of Aretha's albums.