WorldCat Identities

Franklin, Aretha

Works: 2,151 works in 4,841 publications in 6 languages and 56,610 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Drama  Rock music  Soul music  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Autobiographies  Musical films  Rhythm and blues music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Composer, Contributor, Narrator, Other, Creator, Lyricist, Musician, Arranger, Interviewee, Vocalist, Commentator, Conductor, int
Classifications: M1630.18.F73, 782.42164
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aretha Franklin
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Muscle Shoals by Greg Camalier( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 964 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
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 909 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
The very best of Aretha Franklin by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin's performances are mesmerizing and seem to embody the perfect balance between nuanced sensitivity and sheer powerhouse wailing. The combination of her unique magnetism and the quality of such songs as 'Think, ' 'I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You), ' and '(You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman' is almost too good to be true. The album's only shortcoming is that there aren't more tracks to savor. A perfect introduction to this phenomenal singer
Forrest Gump : the soundtrack( Recording )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the musical highlights from the movie, Forrest Gump
50 years : the gold anniversary collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of hits from the Atlantic Record company over a fifty year span
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 765 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
I never loved a man the way I love you by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 693 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
Entertainment weekly( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

30 greatest hits by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

41 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbra Streisand is an undisputed megastar - with 47 Gold and 28 Platinum albums, Barbra Streisand is second only to Elvis in the all-time charts (ahead of the Beatles). She has received eight Grammy awards, and had #1 albums in each of the last four decades - the greatest longevity of any recording artist ever. Australian sales are in excess of two million albums, with the recently released Essential collection selling in excess of 55,000 units. Duets is an album of her most beautiful collaborations, and includes performances with Frank Sinatra, Celine Dion, Michael Crawford, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, Donna Summer, and Judy Garland. The album features two new duets - a first-time collaboration with Barry Manilow, and a duet with sensational rising star Josh Groban. The 17 previously released duets have been remastered by Stephen Marcussen from the original master tapes
Lady soul by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

51 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs composed by Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, Carole King, Ray Charles, and others
Aretha Franklin sings the great diva classics by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"3 out of 4. ... there is something deeply satisfying about hearing a palpably weathered and still-great voice pour forth without hesitation or doubt ..."--USA Today
Waiting to exhale : original soundtrack album by Babyface( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack album of the year featuring 3 hits by Whitney Houston plus Toni Braxton, CeCe Winans and others
Entertainment weekly( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues Brothers 2000 by John Landis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years after the Brothers' original "mission from God", Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) gets out of prison and discovers that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake, is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission - to reassemble the old band, this time with the help of a soulful bartender (John Goodman), compete at Queen Moussette's (Erykah Badu) Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan on the path to redemption. Blues Brothers 2000 includes special appearances by music legends B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Johnny Lang, Blues Traveler, and Eric Clapton. The Blues are back in this action-packed comedy
The Blues Brothers : original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing grace : the complete recordings by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 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
Sparkle by Tom Hunsinger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 21 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
Aretha : from these roots by Aretha Franklin( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Amerikaanse soulzangeres
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.09 for 50 years : ... to 0.46 for Soul cover ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Blues Brothers
SparkleAretha : from these rootsAretha : 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)
Alternative Names
Areta Franklin

Areta Franklina

Areta Frenklin

Aretha 1942-2018

Aretha Fanklin

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin AEBko musikari, abeslari eta piano jotzailea.

Aretha Franklin American singer, songwriter, and pianist

Aretha Franklin Amerikaans zangeres

Aretha Franklin Amerikaanse zangeres

Aretha Franklin amerikai énekes, dalszerző

Aretha Franklin amerikanische Soul-Sängerin und Pianistin

Aretha Franklin amerikansk musiker, sanger og sangskriver

Aretha Franklin amerikansk sanger, låtskriver og musiker

Aretha Franklin amerikansk sångerska, låtskrivare och musiker

Aretha Franklin ameriška pevka

Aretha Franklin amerykańska piosenkarka

Aretha Franklin cantant de soul nord-americana

Aretha Franklin cantante de soul, R&B e gospel

Aretha Franklin cantante estadounidense

Aretha Franklin cântăreață, textieră și pianistă americană

Aretha Franklin cantautrice e pianista statunitense

Aretha Franklin cantora e compositora dos Estados Unidos

Aretha Franklin chanteuse américaine

Aretha Franklin US-amerikaansch Politikerin

Aretha Franklin usona kantistino

Aretha Franklin yhdysvaltalainen laulaja, lauluntekijä ja pianisti

Aretha Franklinová

Aretha Franklinová americká speváčka, skladateľka a klaviristka

Aretha Franklinová americká zpěvačka

Aretha Franklyn

Aretha Louise Franklin

Aretha Luise, Franklin

Aretja Franklin

Arthaa Franklin


Franklin A.

Franklin Areth Louise

Franklin, Aretha Louis 1942-2018

Franklin, Aretha Louise.

Franklin, Aretha Louise 1942-2018

Franklinas A.

Franlin A.

Queen of Soul 1942-2018

Shanta Franklin, Aretha Louise

Αρίθα Φράνκλιν

Арета Франклин

Арета Франклин американска певица

Арета Франклин Американская певица

Арета Франклін

Арета Френклин

Арэта Франклін

Арэта Франклін амэрыканская сьпявачка

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어리사 프랭클린

어리사 프랭클린 미국의 싱어송라이터, 피아니스트

프랭클린, 아레사 1942-2018

프랭클린, 아레사 루이즈 1942-2018


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