SOU-150658

Aretha Franklin Operation Heartbreak: Complete 1956-62 Singles

8,26 €

Product details

This collector's edition compiles, in chronological order, all of Aretha's seminal 7” singles (A & B sides) issued in the U.S. between 1956 and 1962, on different labels like J-V-B, Checker, and Columbia. It serves as the best introduction for anyone wanting to explore “lady soul's” first musical steps. This is the material upon which Aretha's soul kingdom and unique personal style were built. The original recordings presented here have been brilliantly remastered to achieve the most pristine sound.

PERSONNEL:


ARETHA FRANKLIN, lead vocals, plus:

Al Sears (saxophone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone),
Bucky Pizzarelli, Chauncey “Lord” Westbrook (guitar),
Milt Hinton (bass), Ray Bryant, Ernie Hayes (piano),
Osie Johnson, Belton “Sticks” Evans (drums), among others.

Recorded in New York City and Detroit, between 1956 and 1962.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 NEVER GROW OLD
02 YOU GROW CLOSER
03 PRECIOUS LORD, PART 1
04 PRECIOUS LORD, PART 2
05 TODAY I SING THE BLUES
06 LOVE IS THE ONLY THING
07 WON'T BE LONG
08 RIGHT NOW
09 ARE YOU SURE?
10 MAYBE I'M A FOOL
11 ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY WITH A DIXIE MELODY
12 OPERATION HEARTBREAK
13 IT AIN'T NECESSARILY SO
14 LOVER COME BACK TO ME
15 ROUGH LOVER
16 I SURRENDER, DEAR
17 DON'T CRY, BABY
18 WITHOUT THE ONE YOU LOVE
19 JUST FOR A THRILL
20 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS
21 TROUBLE IN MIND
22 GOD BLESS THE CHILD

TOTAL TIME: 63:02 Min.

Reference: SOU-150658
Label: Soul Jam
Label code: 600903
Format: CD
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 8436559463034