℗ 1972 Atlantic Records
 

Young, Gifted and Black

Aretha Franklin

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1
Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)
Aretha Franklin; Al Jackson Jr; Arif Mardin; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Eric Gale; Gene Paul; Hugh McCracken; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; The Sweet Inspirations; Tom Dowd
3:42
2
Day Dreaming
Aretha Franklin; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Carolyn Franklin; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Arnone; Donny Hathaway; Erma Franklin; Hubert Laws; Jerry Wexler; Margaret Branch; Pat Smith; Tom Dowd
3:59
3
Rock Steady
Aretha Franklin; Andrew Love; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Carolyn Franklin; Chuck Kirkpatrick; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Erma Franklin; Howard Albert; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Marg
3:13
4
Young, Gifted and Black
Aretha Franklin; Arif Mardin; Billy Preston; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Gene Orloff; Jerry Wexler; Ray Lucas; The Sweet Inspirations; Tom Dowd
3:34
5
All the King's Horses
Aretha Franklin; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Carolyn Franklin; Chuck Kirkpatrick; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Howard Albert; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Neil Rosengarden; Ron Albert; Tom Dowd
3:56
6
A Brand New Me
Aretha Franklin; Al Jackson Jr.; Arif Mardin; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Eric Gale; Gene Paul; Hugh McCracken; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; The Sweet Inspirations; Tom Dowd
4:26
7
April Fools
Aretha Franklin; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Chuck Kirkpatrick; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Howard Albert; Hubert Laws; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Margaret Branch; Pat Smith; Ron Albert; Tom Dowd
3:29
8
I've Been Loving You Too Long
Aretha Franklin; Andrew Love; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Carolyn Franklin; Chuck Kirkpatrick; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Erma Franklin; Howard Albert; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Margaret Branch; P
3:36
9
First Snow in Kokomo
Aretha Franklin; Andrew Love; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Carolyn Franklin; Charles Chalmers; Chuck Rainey; Don Cassale; Donny Hathaway; Erma Franklin; Floyd Newman; Gene Paul; Jack Adams; Jerry Jemmott; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Margaret Bra
4:04
10
The Long and Winding Road
Aretha Franklin; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Billy Preston; Carolyn Franklin; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Erma Franklin; Gene Orloff; Gene Paul; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Margaret Branch; Ray Lucas
3:38
11
Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
Aretha Franklin; Ann S. Clark; Arif Mardin; Bernard Purdie; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; Don Cassale; Gene Paul; Hubert Laws; Jack Adams; Jerry Wexler; Jimmy Douglass; Lew Hahn; Margaret Branch; Pat Smith; Tom Dowd
3:42
12
Border Song (Holy Moses)
Aretha Franklin; Arif Mardin; Billy Preston; Chuck Rainey; Cornell Dupree; J.R. Bailey; Jerry Wexler; Ray Lucas; Ronald Bright; Sammy Turner; The Sweet Inspirations; Tom Dowd
3:19
Total Playing Time    44:38
"Young, Gifted and Black is a remarkable album, finding Aretha Franklin at the peak of her powers. It appeared chronologically between her two groundbreaking live records – Live at Fillmore West, which celebrated her acceptance by the rock audience, and Amazing Grace, which placed her at the heart of her gospel roots. On Young, Gifted and Black she acts as a conduit for all her influences, and produces a mesmeric, frequently rapturous work."
- BBC Music

Young, Gifted and Black is the eighteenth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on January 24, 1972, by Atlantic Records. The album is Top 10 Gold-certified. The album won Franklin a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black", which was originally recorded and released by Simone in 1969.
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Tracks 1-12 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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