Aretha Sings the Blues

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Aretha Sings the Blues
Compilation album by Aretha Franklin
Released 1980
Genre Blues
Length 47:24
Label Columbia Records
Producer Clyde Otis
Aretha Franklin chronology
Aretha
(1980)
Aretha Sings the Blues
(1980)
Love All the Hurt Away
(1981)

Aretha Sings the Blues is a 1980 compilation of previously released Aretha Franklin recordings from Aretha's early 1960s tenure with Columbia Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Drinking Again" (Doris Tauber, Johnny Mercer) - 3:29
  2. "Today I Sing the Blues" (Curtis Lewis) - 2:48
  3. "What a Diff'rence a Day Made" (María Méndez Grever, Stanley Adams) - 3:31
  4. "Without the One You Love" (Aretha Franklin) - 3:36
  5. "Trouble in Mind" (Richard M. Jones) - 2:55
  6. "Muddy Water" (Peter DeRose, Harry Richman, Jo Trent) - 2:32
  7. "Only the Lonely" (Sammy Cahn, James Van Heusen) - 4:54
  8. "I Wonder Where Are You Tonight" (Aretha Franklin, Ted White) - 3:15
  9. "Laughing on the Outside (Crying on the Inside)" (Ben Raleigh, Bernie Wayne) - 3:12
  10. "Take a Look" (Clyde Otis) - 2:41
  11. "Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning" (Tom Delaney, Pearl Delaney) - 5:12
  12. "Evil Gal Blues" (Leonard Feather) - 2:43
  13. "This Bitter Earth" (Clyde Otis) - 3:37
  14. "Maybe I'm a Fool" (J. Leslie McFarland) - 3:14


From the albums:
1,3,11-13 - Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington (1964)
2,14 - Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo (1960)
4-6 - Yeah!!! (1965)
7 - Soft and Beautiful (1964)
8,9 - Laughing on the Outside (1963)
10 - Soul Sister (1966)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.discogs.com/artist/Aretha+Franklin
  2. ^ http://allaretha.wordpress.com/