Let's Rewind to Soul, Disco and Funk!

What was it that made the late 70's and early 80's music so great? Something magical where - finally, for the first time in history - black, gay, straight, white, ... in short everyone was united on a dance floor with music full of joy! Let's head back ...

So we share sounds from amazing nights at Les Caves du Roy, GreenGo(s), Les Bains-Douches, Studio 54 and beyond. And there was a queen for this age, her name ...


ARETHA FRANKLIN


When it comes to Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) you may at once think of "Rock Steady", "The House That Jack Built", "Respect" and/or other 1960s and 1970’s songs.


For me, it was in LA, a few blocks from Tower Records at 8801 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood) that I went to hear her sing. It was 82. I was 12.


Let's sample songs from the 1980’s Aretha Franklin albums:


Her music includes partnerships with many, such as George Benson, George Michael, Larry Graham, Whitney Houston, James Brown, Elton John, and others ...

For other albums see this full Aretha Franklin discography from 1961 to 2014


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