Aretha in Paris

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Aretha in Paris
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Live album by Aretha Franklin
Released October 12, 1968
Recorded May 7, 1968
(Paris, France)
Genre Deep Soul, Southern Soul, Soul, R&B
Label Atlantic (#8207),
Atco Remasters
Producer Jerry Wexler
Aretha Franklin chronology
Aretha Now
Aretha in Paris
Soul '69

Aretha In Paris is the first live album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on October 12, 1968 by Atlantic Records. The album was recorded in Paris on May 7, 1968. It reached the Top 20 of Billboard's album chart. This recording was reissued on compact disc through Rhino Records in the 1990s.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
  2. "Don't Let Me Lose This Dream" (Franklin, Teddy White)
  3. "Soul Serenade" (Luther Dixon, Curtis Ousley)
  4. "Night Life" (Willie Nelson, Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk)
  5. "Baby, I Love You" (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon)
  6. "Groovin'" (Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere)
  7. "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Jerry Wexler)
  8. "Come Back Baby" (Ray Charles)
  9. "Dr. Feelgood (Love Is a Serious Business)" (Franklin, Teddy White)
  10. "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" (Franklin, Teddy White)
  11. "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (Ronnie Shannon)
  12. "Chain Of Fools" (Don Covay)
  13. "Respect" (Otis Redding)


  • Aretha Franklin - vocals, piano
  • Carolyn Franklin - background vocals
  • Charnessa Jones - background vocals
  • Wyline Ivey - background vocals
  • Jerry Weaver - guitar
  • Gary Illingworth - piano
  • George Davidson - drums
  • Ron Jackson - trumpet
  • David Squire - baritone saxophone
  • Donald "Buck" Waldon - tenor saxophone
  • Donald Townes - trumpet
  • Little John Wilson - trumpet
  • Miller Brisker - tenor saxophone
  • Rene Pitts - trombone
  • Rodderick Hicks - bass
  • Russell Conway - trumpet