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August 11th, 1967: Aretha Franklin covers The Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" on her new album

Aretha Franklin covers The Rolling Stones' 'Satisfaction' on her new album

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Last week saw the release of Aretha Franklin's 12th studio album, Aretha Arrives. The album was recorded at Atlantic Studios in NYC and follows I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, released by 25 year old Franklin earlier this year.

Aretha Arrives:

01 Satisfaction

02 You Are My Sunshine

03 Never Let Me Go

04 96 Tears

05 Prove It

06 Night Life

07 That's Life

08 I Wonder

09 Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)

10 Going Down Slow

11 Baby, I Love You

Listen to Franklin's cover of The Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" below via Spotify.

And here's Franklin's single from earlier this year, a cover of Otis Redding's "Respect".

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