February 6, 2023 – 6:33 am

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Germany 1968 [no label, 1CD]

WDR Studio L, Köln, Germany; 1968. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV broadcast).

Thanks to joe2005 for sharing the HDTV broadcast at Dime.

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Jon Pareles,

In her indelible late-1960s hits, Ms Franklin brought the righteous fervor of gospel music to secular songs that were about much more than romance. Hits like “Do Right Woman - Do Right Man,” “Think,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Chain of Fools” defined a modern female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable, loving but not to be taken for granted.

When Ms Franklin sang “Respect,” the Otis Redding song that became her signature, it was never just about how a woman wanted to be greeted by a spouse coming home from work. It was a demand for equality and freedom and a harbinger of feminism, carried by a voice that would accept nothing less.

[Aretha Franklin passed away in 2018 of pancreatic cancer. She was 76.]

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Track 01. Intro 6:00
Track 02. You Are My Sunshine/I Can’t Get No Satisfaction/Night Life 10:33
Track 03. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman 3:13
Track 04. Baby I Love You 2:45
Track 05. Interview 5:03
Track 06. Dr Feelgood/Sweet Sweet Baby Since You’ve Been Gone 6:07
Track 07. Good To Me As I Am To You 4:25
Track 08. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Loved You 4:50
Track 09. Chain Of Fools 2:50
Track 10. Soul Serenade/Respect 6:21
Track 11. Outro 1:54
54 mins

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  1. 18 Responses to “ARETHA FRANKLIN - GERMANY 1968”

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    By Leonard on Feb 7, 2023

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