ARETHA FRANKLIN WITH THE RAY BRYANT COMBO - ARETHA

ARETHA FRANKLIN WITH THE RAY BRYANT COMBO

ARETHA

1LP

The super talent Aretha Franklin just turned 18 years old when she recorded her album Aretha with The Ray Bryant Combo. This 1961 album was her first album release on the Columbia label and showcases her covers of a range of jazz and pop standards.

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Debut studio album by the 18 year old Queen of Soul
  • Featuring the singles “Love Is The Only Thing”, “Won't Be Long” and “Are You Sure”
  • Limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl
Catalog # : MOVLP2969 Format : 1 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : February 18 2022
Barcode : 8719262020818 Sleeve : 3mm Original Release : 1961 

Side A

1. Won't Be Long
2. Over the Rainbow
3. Love Is the Only Thing
4. Sweet Lover
5. All Night Long
6. Who Needs You?

Side B

1. Right Now
2. Are You Sure
3. Maybe I'm a Fool
4. It Ain't Necessarily So
5. By Myself
6. Today I Sing the Blues

The super talent Aretha Franklin just turned 18 years old when she recorded her album Aretha with The Ray Bryant Combo. This 1961 album was her first album release on the Columbia label and showcases her covers of a range of jazz and pop standards. It was the material upon which Aretha's soul kingdom and unique personal style were built. Producer John Hammond followed the formula he once prescribed for his “discovery” Billie Holiday: standards and blues with a jazz rhythm section plus horns and “head charts”.

Aretha features the singles “Love Is The Only Thing”, “Won't Be Long” and “Are You Sure”. It's available as a limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl.

 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Debut studio album by the 18 year old Queen of Soul
  • Featuring the singles “Love Is The Only Thing”, “Won't Be Long” and “Are You Sure”
  • Limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl