WorldCat Identities

Franklin, Aretha

Works: 2,127 works in 3,794 publications in 5 languages and 50,571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Music  Rock music  Gospel music  Popular music 
Subject Headings: Singers 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Composer, Contributor, Narrator, Musician, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, Conductor, Commentator, per, Arranger
Classifications: M1630, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aretha Franklin
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
50 years the gold anniversary collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of hits from the Atlantic Record company over a fifty year span
The very best of Aretha Franklin by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forrest Gump the soundtrack by Winston Groom( Recording )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonderful comic tale about the life of a slow-witted, but lovable man
Entertainment weekly( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing grace the complete recordings by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded over two days at Los Angeles' New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, AMAZING GRACE finds Franklin backed by her studio band and joined by a choir led by family friend and gospel icon James Cleveland
Muscle Shoals( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall brought black and white together to create music for the generations. He is responsible for creating the 'Muscle Shoals sound' and the Swampers, the house band at FAME Studios that eventually left to start its own successful studio known as Muscle Shoals Sound"--Container
I never loved a man the way I love you by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally released in 1967, I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You was the breakthrough album that sent Aretha Franklin into stardom
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to more than two dozen legendary music artists who significantly influenced the landscape of music for generations to come, from Ray Charles and Bob Dylan to Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash
30 greatest hits by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big chill original motion picture soundtrack : 15th anniversary( Recording )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady soul by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

39 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertainment weekly( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiting to exhale original soundtrack album by Babyface( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and German and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All new songs written and produced by Babyface
The Blues Brothers original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
25th anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concerts( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc features live and previously unseen performances, and includes the 2009 celebration of the Hall's silver anniversary, marked by two all-star New York Concerts that aired on HBO. Features U2 performing with Fergie and Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen with John Fogerty, Metallica, Aretha Franklin, and more
Kwanzaa music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.06 for The blues ... to 0.70 for Soul cover ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Blues Brothers
Alternative Names
Aretha 1942-

Aretha Fanklin

Aretha Franklyn

Aretja Franklin

Arthaa Franklin

Franklin, Aretha Louise.

Franklin, Aretha Louise 1942-

Queen of Soul 1942-

Shanta Franklin, Aretha Louise

English (229)

German (9)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

SparkleAretha : from these rootsThe blues singers : ten who rocked the worldHigher ground : Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the rise and fall of American soulI never loved a man the way I love you : Aretha Franklin, Respect, and the making of a soul music masterpieceSoul covers : rhythm and blues remakes and the struggle for artistic identity : (Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Phoebe Snow)Aretha Franklin : Motown superstar