Songs of Faith: Aretha Gospel

ARETHA FRANKLIN

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Songs Of Faith was recorded live in 1956 at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, when she was just 14 years old. I
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NUTRITION FACTS
Release Type Reissue
Remastering Details Remastered
Color Black
Label Geffen
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
1978
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Songs Of Faith was recorded live in 1956 at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, when she was just 14 years old. It stands as the earliest showcase of her vocal preeminence and her astonishingly powerful renditions of gospel standards.

This newly restored and remastered edition of the album marks its return to vinyl for the first time in decades. Striking new cover art is accompanied by a new essay by Aretha Franklin biographer David Ritz, as well as a detailed history of the various releases of each track.

In 1956, Franklin performed, accompanying herself at the piano, as the opening act for her celebrated father and spiritual figurehead, the Reverend C.L. Franklin, whose recorded sermons were million-sellers. These performances by the future Queen of Soul, years before her emer...

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