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Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-1998

Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-1998

RCA

Jun 29, 2012

This collection of Aretha Franklin singles, drawn primarily from the 1980s, manages to sound, at times, both fresh and retro cool. Even though nobody really needs reminding of Aretha Franklin’s brilliance, nor should we pretend that by 1980 her most seminal work wasn’t more than a decade behind her, the bulk of the material on Knew You Were Waiting is a total joy to listen to.

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