Aretha Now

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Aretha Now
Aretha Franklin - Aretha Now.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 14, 1968
RecordedDecember 16, 1967 – April 18, 1968
StudioAtlantic Studios,
(New York City, New York)
GenreDeep soul, Southern soul, soul, R&B
Length29:30
LabelAtlantic (#8186)
ProducerJerry Wexler
Aretha Franklin chronology
Lady Soul
(1968)
Aretha Now
(1968)
Aretha in Paris
(1968)
Singles from Aretha Now
  1. "Think"/"You Send Me"
    Released: May 2, 1968
  2. "I Say a Little Prayer"
    Released: July 26, 1968
  3. "I Can't See Myself Leaving You"
    Released: April 7, 1969

Aretha Now is the thirteenth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, released on June 14, 1968, by Atlantic Records. The album is gold-certified. It reached No. 3 on Billboard's album chart. In the 1990s this recording was reissued on CD through Rhino Records. The album was rated the 133rd best album of the 1960s by Pitchfork.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone(negative) [2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Think"Aretha Franklin, Ted White2:19
2."I Say a Little Prayer"Burt Bacharach, Hal David3:36
3."See Saw"Don Covay, Steve Cropper2:46
4."Night Time Is the Right Time"Big Bill Broonzy4:50
5."You Send Me"Sam Cooke2:29
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."You're a Sweet Sweet Man"Ronnie Shannon2:19
7."I Take What I Want"Isaac Hayes, Teenie Hodges, David Porter2:33
8."Hello Sunshine"Jimmy Cliff, King Curtis, Ronnie Miller3:03
9."A Change"Dorian Burton, Clyde Otis2:27
10."I Can't See Myself Leaving You"Shannon3:01

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Billboard Music Charts (North America)

Chart (1968) Peak
position
Pop Albums 3
R&B Albums 1
Jazz Albums 9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s | Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  2. ^ Landau, Jon (July 5, 1968). "Aretha". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 22 August 2013.

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