Career-spanning Aretha Franklin retrospective to feature rarities, demos and live tracks

All of the record companies that Aretha Franklin recorded for are showing her R-E-S-P-E-C-T.A new career-spanning retrospective, simply titled “Aretha,” will be released on Nov. 20 featuring 81 remastered tracks, 19 of which have never been released. They include alternate renditions of some of the late Queen of Soul’s classic hits, plus demos, rarities and live performances.“Aretha” is mostly arranged in chronological order and begins with the two gospel songs that appeared on her 1956 Checker Records debut: “Never Grow Old” and “You Grow Closer.”Compiled in a four-CD box set, the collection …

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