Aretha Franklin

DAVID NATHAN'S DIARY – October 14, 2021: ARETHA - A Closer Look (Pt 8): 1970 TV Duet With Tom Jones

The eighth in the series of in-depth commentaries by David Nathan, co-producer of the 2021 4CD career-spanning box set "ARETHA," on some of the rarities and previously unreleased tracks included, with a focus on Aretha’s spectacular 1970 performance on ‘This Is Tom Jones,’ in a duet of “It’s Not Unusual” and “See Saw”…

DAVID NATHAN’S DIARY: THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS – IN THE SPOTLIGHT…

The voices behind countless hits of the ‘60s and ‘70s, the ladies that ‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin and icon Elvis Presley chose to tour with on many occasions, The Sweet Inspirations are now being honoured with a first-time 3CD set of all their Atlantic recordings. The box set’s producer David Nathan shines the spotlight on the sweet sweet soul sound of this remarkable group…

THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS: Let It Be Me (The Atlantic Recordings 1967-1970), 3CD Box Set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red Records)

SoulMusic Records is exceptionally pleased to present "Let It Be Me," a 3CD complete collection of the super-soulful Atlantic recordings by THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS, the legendary group known for their own recordings as well as their background work with Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley among many others...

DAVID NATHAN'S DIARY - August 26, 2021: ARETHA - A Closer Look (Pt 1): Ooo Baby Baby

With the release of ARETHA, a first-of-its-kind career-spanning Rhino 4CD box set that chronicles the recordings of the iconic Aretha Franklin from 1956 to 2015, the project's co-producer David Nathan takes a closer look at some of the rarities, hidden gems and previously unreleased tracks in a multi-part series. First up is "Ooo Baby Baby," Aretha's 1979 duet with Smokey ...