Young, Gifted And Black

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Young, Gifted And Black 44:44 $25.98
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# Track Title Length Format Sample Rate Price
1 Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby) 3:42 192/24 Album only
2 Day Dreaming 4:00 192/24 Album only
3 Rock Steady 3:15 192/24 Album only
4 Young, Gifted and Black 3:34 192/24 Album only
5 All the King's Horses 3:56 192/24 Album only
6 A Brand New Me 4:26 192/24 Album only
7 April Fools 3:29 192/24 Album only
8 I've Been Loving You Too Long 3:36 192/24 Album only
9 First Snow in Kokomo 4:04 192/24 Album only
10 The Long and Winding Road 3:38 192/24 Album only
11 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) 3:42 192/24 Album only
12 Border Song (Holy Moses) 3:22 192/24 Album only

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© 1972 Atlantic Records
℗ 1972 Atlantic Records. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company

For the First Time - Digitally Released As High Resolution Downloads 192kHz/24bit Classic Soul Titles from the Archives of Atlantic Records and Rhino Records.


Chart History/Awards
- Reached #2 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums.
- "Day Dreaming" reached #1 on Billboard's Top R&B Singles.
- "Brand New Me" reached #1 on Billboard's Top R&B Singles.
- GRAMMY®: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
- Included on VH1's "Greatest Albums of All Time."

Young, Gifted and Black is Aretha Franklin’s remarkable 1972 Gold-certified work, finding the singer at the height of her artistic powers. For the release, Franklin worked with legendary producers Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd. Young, Gifted and Black is an eclectic collection of covers coupled with Franklin originals. Standouts include Elton John’s “Border Song” and The Beatles’ “The Long and Winding Road.” Franklin’s own compositions “Day Dreaming” and “Rock Steady” reached #1 and #2 on Billboard’s Top R&B Singles. The album is included on VH1’s “Greatest Albums of All Time” and won a GRAMMY® Award for Best Female R&B Performance.

" extremely personal, beautiful record...controlled throughout by one sensibility, Miss Franklin's..." - Rolling Stone