Aretha Franklin

THE DIARY OF A BRITISH SOUL MAN: Dateline: London, January 1, 2021

SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan offers personal reflections on 2020, with music as an antidote to lockdown, loneliness and turbulent times and essential for lifting the spirit... Talkin' Esther Phillips, Aretha, Dionne...as well as three films that truly moved me....

ARETHA FRANKLIN: Classic Soul 1973 Interview

2020 introduction: Aretha Franklin had just enjoyed major success with the Stevie Wonder composition 'Until You Come Back To Me'. She was in contract re-negotiations with Atlantic Records and already working on material for a new album when she did a rare transatlantic phone interview with London-based music journalist (and then-future SoulMusic.com founder) David Nathan...