Sunday, August 11, 2013

Aretha, August 1968

45 years ago, Aretha Franklin was at the height of her success that had begun with her first Atlantic releases in 1967. And she wasn't alone in this because her sisters also shared the public attention.

From Billboard, August 10, 1968, p. 45

The August 8th, 1968, issue of DownBeat featured a lengthy piece on Lady Soul as well as an interview which to this day have remained two of the more interesting media items of the epoch regarding the career of Aretha Franklin. You can download the scan below.
DownBeat Magazine, August 8th, 1968

Download the PDF here.

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