Lady Soul (studio album) by Aretha Franklin

Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
Year: 1968
Overall rank: 664th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 445 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1968 (14th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1960s (76th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (664th)
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Aretha Franklin bestography

Lady Soul is ranked 2nd best out of 62 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 416 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,689.

Aretha Franklin album bestography « Higher ranked (416th) This album (664th) Lower ranked (2,122nd) »
I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love YouLady SoulAretha Now

Upcoming concerts

Feb
03
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20:00
A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul featuring Damien Sneed
Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker, Ft Lauderdale, United States. United States
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Feb
03
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A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul featuring Damien Sneed
Parker Playhouse, Ft Lauderdale, United States. United States
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Feb
09
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20:00
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin: Musical Celebration
Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Sarasota, United States. United States
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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).

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79/100 (from 445 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 79.4/100, a mean average of 78.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.4.

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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.
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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.
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From 02/08/2021 13:55
premier vocalist of all time. decent r and b
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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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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. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
15. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
18. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
19. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
20. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
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