Lady Soul (studio album) by Aretha Franklin

Lady Soul
Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
Year: 1968
Overall rank: 716th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 402 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1968 (15th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1960s (77th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (716th)
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Aretha Franklin, Aretha: Lady Soul, Atlantic Records SD 8176, 1968 SOUL
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Aretha Franklin bestography

Lady Soul is ranked 2nd best out of 58 albums by Aretha Franklin on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Aretha Franklin is I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You which is ranked number 423 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,648.

Aretha Franklin album bestography « Higher ranked (423rd) This album (716th) Lower ranked (2,571st) »
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79/100 (from 402 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.3/100, a mean average of 78.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.6.

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90/100
From 11/10/2020 04:10
An impressive collection of songs lined up for a master to deliver.
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From 10/10/2020 11:16
Obra-prima!!! Do imenso soul de sua performance nasce o hard rock e o pop. Ecoa o gospel e o R&B!
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From 08/22/2019 17:52
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman turns this album from a really good one to an awesome one.
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From 05/18/2018 20:57
Simply one of the greatest soul albums of all time. Brilliant
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From 02/13/2018 19:59
Questo non può essere il miglior disco di Aretha Franklin solamente perché la vetta era già stata raggiunta ed in maniera inequivocabile l'anno precedente.
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From 05/15/2015 23:08
This record is one of the reasons Aretha is known as the Queen of soul. Great music with no throwaways.
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From 12/29/2014 19:52
Chain Of Fools and People Get Ready are fantastic! Lovely voice
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From 05/12/2014 03:55
You sing it, girl! Aretha shows what soul is all about on this album.
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From 04/05/2014 13:32
Fantastic and soulful

Key Tracks: People Get Ready, Natural Woman, Good To Me As I Am To You, Groovin', Ain't No Way
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80/100
From 02/08/2014 17:26
Pretty similar album with her debut album. You could argue which one is better but their both classics.
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Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
3. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
10. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
11. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
12. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
13. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
14. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
15. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
18. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
19. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
20. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by The Byrds
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