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Old February 18 2009, 09:41 AM   #1
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Your favorite Aretha Franklin song

Yeah I know, yet another "What is favorite 'fill-in-the-blank'" question, but I think the Queen of Soul deserves a what is your favorite posting.

My favorite is Chain of Fools, followed closely by Think. I really like how Think was done in the Blues Brothers movie. It was when I first found out who sang that song.

So those are my two, what are yours.
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Old February 18 2009, 11:32 AM   #2
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Re: Your favorite Aretha Franklin song

God, all her songs are so overplayed these days. Especially thanks to wannabes murdering them on American Idol. I can barely listen to any of her '60s stuff anymore.

A really great song of hers from the '70s that's not overplayed is "Rock Steady". I also like her cover of Elton John's "Border Song".
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Old February 18 2009, 01:45 PM   #3
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Re: Your favorite Aretha Franklin song

'Chain of Fools' and 'A Natural Woman.'
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Old February 18 2009, 04:56 PM   #4
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Re: Your favorite Aretha Franklin song

I love all the suggestions so far - natch - but maybe my favorite is "Good to Me as I Am to You." "Ain't No Way" is another fabulous song.

She actually has one disco-y song that I really like, too - "Another Night." Hey, what can I say? Aretha transcends the genre!
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Old February 18 2009, 04:57 PM   #5
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Re: Your favorite Aretha Franklin song

They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
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