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A1 Come To Me
Backing Vocals – Edie Lehmann, Marti McCall, Myrna Mathews*Bass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano, Synthesizer – David FosterPercussion – George DevensPiano – David PaichWritten-By – Willard Eugene Price
3:42
A2 Can't Turn You Loose
Backing Vocals – Brenda Corbett, Cissy Houston, Estelle Brown, Myrna Smith, Sylvia ShemwellBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano, Synthesizer – David FosterGuitar – David Williams , Steve LukatherSynthesizer [Additional] – Bob Christiansen*, Steve PorcaroSynthesizer [Programming] – Todd CochranWritten-By – Otis Redding
3:55
A3 United Together
Written-By – Chuck Jackson
5:02
A4 Take Me With You
Written-By – Chuck Jackson
4:05
A5 Whatever It Is
Written-By – Eddie Setser, Jerry Michael, Mark Gray
3:38
B1 What A Fool Believes
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – David SanbornBacking Vocals [Additional] – Hamish StuartBacking Vocals [All] – Aretha FranklinBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano, Synthesizer – David FosterGuitar – David Williams , Steve LukatherSynthesizer [Programming] – Todd CochranWritten-By – Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald
5:12
B2 Together Again
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Chuck Jackson
5:16
B3 Love Me Forever
Alto Saxophone – Dave TofaniBacking Vocals – Estelle Brown, Myrna Smith, Sylvia ShemwellBaritone Saxophone – Lew DelgattoBass – Mike PorcaroDrums – Jeff PorcaroFrench Horn – John Trevor Clark*, Peter Gordon Guitar – David Williams , Steve LukatherOrgan – David PaichPiano – Aretha FranklinStrings, Concertmaster – A. Shulman*, A. Brown*, F. Zlotkin*, F. Buldrini*, Gene Orloff, G. Tarack*, H. Kohon*, H. Lookofsky*, J. Malin*, J. Abramowiz*, J. Barber*, Mark Wayne-Wright, M. Takayama*, P. Dimitriades*Tenor Saxophone – Michael Brecker, Seldon PowellTenor Saxophone [Solo] – David "Fathead" NewmanTrombone – Barry RogersTrumpet – Randy BreckerTrumpet [Lead] – Lew SoloffWritten-By – Kenny Moore, Patrick Henderson
3:34
B4 School Days
Written-By – Chuck Jackson
4:58

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, N.Y.C.
  • Recorded At – MCA Whitney Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – MCA Whitney Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
  • Recorded At – Atlantic Studios
  • Edited At – Cherokee Studios
  • Mixed At – Cherokee Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Manufactured By – Festival Records – L 37433
  • Distributed By – Festival Records

Credits

  • Arranged By – Aretha Franklin (tracks: B2, B4)
  • Art Direction, Design – Ria Lewerke-Shapiro
  • Backing Vocals – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Charles Jackson* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Edie Lehmann (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Marti McCall (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Myrna Mathews* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), The Sweet Inspirations (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Tony Coleman (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Bass – James Jamerson Sr.* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Scott Edwards (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Tony Coleman (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Co-producer – Aretha Franklin (tracks: B4)
  • Drums – Bernard Purdie (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Ed Green* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Drums [Overdubs] – Tony Coleman (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Engineer – Frank Kejmar (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Jeremy Smith , Lee DeCarlo (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Engineer [Additional] – Lew Hahn
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Michael O'Reilly, Stewart Whitmore
  • Guitar – Cornell Dupree (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Michael McGloiry (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Paul Jackson Jr. (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Keyboards – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Michael Lang* (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Richard Tee (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4), Tony Coleman (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Mixed By – Reginald Dozier (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Producer – Arif Mardin (tracks: A1, A2, B1), Chuck Jackson (tracks: A3 to A5, B2, B4)
  • Remix – Arif Mardin, Gene Paul, Lew Hahn, Michael O'Reilly (tracks: B3)
  • Remix [Assistant] – Joe Mardin (tracks: B3)
  • Remix, Producer, Arranged By – Arif Mardin (tracks: B3)

Notes

Basic tracks and vocals recorded at Sound Lab Studios, Los Angeles

All additional music recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York

Additional editing and mixing done at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Hand Etched): A-1 ➣ AL-9538-SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped): STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Hand Etched): A-1 ➣ AL-9538-SB
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped): STERLING
  • Barcode (Text): 0 7822-19538-1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 07822195381

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AL 9538 Aretha Franklin Aretha ‎(LP, Album) Arista AL 9538 US 1980
AL 9538 Aretha Franklin Aretha ‎(LP, Album) Arista AL 9538 Canada 1980
SICP-5500 Aretha Franklin Aretha ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Arista SICP-5500 Japan 2017
5202 850 Aretha Franklin Aretha ‎(LP, Album) Arista 5202 850 Portugal 1980
6483 264 Aretha Franklin Aretha ‎(LP, Album) Arista 6483 264 Greece 1980


Aretha Franklin - Aretha

Performer: Aretha Franklin

Album Title: Aretha

Genre: Funk / Soul, Pop

Label: Arista ‎– AL 9538
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Australia
Date of released: 1980
Category: Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Soul, Ballad

MP3 album zip size: 1785 mb

FLAC album zip size: 1864 mb

Rating: 3.7 / 5

Votes: 396

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