Lady Soul (studio album) by Aretha Franklin

Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
Year: 1968
Overall rank: 665th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 462 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution   Average rating historyAverage rating history
Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1968 (14th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1960s (76th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (665th)
Product Details
Availability

eBay
eBay
Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul [New Vinyl LP] 180 Gram
Condition: New


eBay
eBay
Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul LP Vinyl Record - Atlantic STEREO SD-8176 Shrink
Condition: Used


eBay
eBay
Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul [New CD]
Condition: Brand New


  My favourite store:  

Aretha Franklin bestography

Lady Soul is ranked 2nd best out of 64 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 429 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,403.

Aretha Franklin album bestography « Higher ranked (429th) This album (665th) Lower ranked (1,905th) »
I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love YouLady SoulAretha Now

Upcoming concerts

May
24
Wed
15:00
Aretha: The Queen Of Soul - Musical Tribute To Aretha Franklin
Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic City, United States. United States
Tickets from $50.00 (Ticketmaster) Get tickets
 
Jun
07
Wed
00:00
Jazz Series 2023 Season Ticket at The Aretha Franklin Ampitheatre
The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, Detroit, United States. United States
Tickets from $50.00 (Ticketmaster) Get tickets
 
Discover more upcoming concerts

Listen to Lady Soul on YouTube

Loading content from YouTube...

Lady Soul track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

Sort by

Track pick Top-rated track as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members.

Lady Soul rankings

Lady Soul collection

Lady Soul ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 462 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV
where:
av = trimmed mean average rating an item has currently received.
n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an item to appear in a 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating.

Showing latest 5 ratings for this album. | Show all 462 ratings for this album.

Sort ratings
RatingDate updatedMemberAlbum ratingsAvg. album rating
 
80/100
 Report rating
11/18/2022 21:00 vengefulwill  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,56979/100
 
65/100
 Report rating
11/01/2022 22:57 Jamie  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 99164/100
 
70/100
 Report rating
10/14/2022 14:39 mv3k  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 49380/100
 
80/100
 Report rating
10/11/2022 15:31 theblueboy  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,50974/100
 
95/100
 Report rating
09/16/2022 10:14 telegram  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 72787/100

Rating metrics: Outliers can be removed when calculating a mean average to dampen the effects of ratings outside the normal distribution. This figure is provided as the trimmed mean. A high standard deviation can be legitimate, but can sometimes indicate 'gaming' is occurring. Consider a simplified example* of an item receiving ratings of 100, 50, & 0. The mean average rating would be 50. However, ratings of 55, 50 & 45 could also result in the same average. The second average might be more trusted because there is more consensus around a particular rating (a lower deviation).
(*In practice, some albums can have several thousand ratings)

This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.2/100, a mean average of 78.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.5.

Please log in or register if you want to be able to leave a rating

Lady Soul comments

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 17 comments |
Most Helpful First | Newest First | Maximum Rated First | Longest Comments First
(Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. Manage Profile)

Rating:  
70/100
From 05/03/2022 13:36
As always great voice and I especially like more upbeat tracks like my favorite here: Chain Of Fools.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From 01/28/2022 12:30
One of the best records of one of the best recorded voices in music history!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
70/100
From 10/28/2021 15:19
Some of her best, and therefore some of the overall best vocal performances ever but also some just decent covers.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
From 09/30/2021 14:01
One of the best voices in recorded music history, paired with great instrumentation and fantastic songs. What's not to like? Highlights: Chain of Fools, You Make Me Feel, People Get Ready, Good to Me As I've Been to You.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
55/100
From 02/08/2021 13:55
premier vocalist of all time. decent r and b
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
From 11/10/2020 04:10
An impressive collection of songs lined up for a master to deliver.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
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!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
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.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
85/100
From 05/18/2018 20:57
Simply one of the greatest soul albums of all time. Brilliant
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
75/100
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.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)

Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a comment

Your feedback for Lady Soul

Anonymous
Let us know what you think of this album by adding a comment or assigning a rating below!
Log in or register to assign a rating or leave a comment for this album.
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
7. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
10. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
11. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
12. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
13. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
14. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
15. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
16. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
17. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
18. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
19. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by The Byrds
20. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
Back to Top