For most, the layman's knowledge of Aretha Franklin begins and ends with her string of hits on Atlantic Records. Beginning in 1967, Aretha began to assemble what is still regarded as one of the most seminal catalogs in soul history, including songs like "Respect," "Chain of Fools," and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." During her time on Atlantic, Aretha emerged as soul's first diva, not in attitude, but in impact--a strong, black, female icon who helped form a tenuous bridge between the Civil Rights and Black Power... More >>>