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Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black
Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black
Performer: Aretha Franklin
Title: Young, Gifted And Black
Label: Atlantic
Country: US
Released: 24 Jan 1972
Style: Soul
Cat: SD 7213
Rating: 4.8/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1916 mb | MP3 size: 2563 mb | WMA size: 2764 mb
Genre: Funk

1A Brand New Me
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Kenneth Gamble, Theresa Bell
2First Snow In Kokomo
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
3April Fools
Written-By – Bacharach And David
4Border Song (Holy Moses)
Written-By – Bernie Taupin, Elton John
5Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
Written-By – Thomas Bell, William Hart
6The Long And Winding Road
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
7All The King's Horses
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
8Young, Gifted And Black
Written-By – Nina Simone
9I've Been Loving You Too Long
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Otis Redding
10Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
Written-By – Jim Doris
11Day Dreaming
Written-By – Aretha Franklin
12Rock Steady
Written-By – Aretha Franklin


  • ProducerArif Mardin, Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd


Presswell pressing, denoted by "-PR" suffix in label matrices.


  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): (ST-A-712393 PR)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): (ST-A-712394 PR)


  • Pressed By – Presswell


Young, Gifted & Black is the eighteenth studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on January 24, 1972, by Atlantic Records. The album is Top 10 Gold-certified. The album won Franklin a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song To Be Young, Gifted and Black, which was originally recorded and released by Simone in 1969. In 2003, the TV network VH1 named it the 76th greatest album of all time. Yet of this stunning era, Young, Gifted and Black certainly ranks highly among her studio efforts, with many arguing that it may be her greatest. And with songs like Rock Steady, that may be a valid argument. But there's much more here than just a few highlights. If you really want to go song by song, you'd be hard-pressed to find any throwaways here - this is quite honestly an album that merits play from beginning to end. Album 1972 12 Songs. Young, Gifted and Black. Aretha Franklin. R&BSoul Franklin. Арета Франклин выиграла премию Грэмми за сингл ''Young, Gifted And Black'' в номинации ''Лучшее женское вокальное R'n'B исполнение''. Songs in album Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black 1972. Aretha Franklin - Oh Me Oh My I'm A Fool For You Baby. Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming. Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady. Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black. Aretha Franklin - All The King's Horses. Aretha Franklin - A Brand N. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1972 Vinyl от Young, Gifted And Black на , Gifted and Black is a Top 10 Gold-certified album by Aretha Franklin, recorded August 12, 1970 - February 16, 1971 and released in 1972. The album won Aretha a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song To Be Young, Gifted and Black. It's nearly impossible to single out any of Aretha Franklin's early-'70s albums for Atlantic as being her best, particularly given the breadth of her output during this era. In terms of albums rather than singles, it's probably her strongest era, read more. Released January 24, 1972. Young, Gifted and Black Tracklist. Young, Gifted and Black Q&A. What has the media said about the album NPR ranked the record as the 113 greatest album made by a female artist, saying: Young, Gifted and Black turns self-confidence into art. Theres no more potential here - Franklin is at the peak of her creative and vocal powers. More than half of the songs on the album are covers that she re-imagines, creating bridges between seemingly disparate listeners by making each aware of the other. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist Sample. I remember when this album was first released. I liked it then but I love it now. Aretha makes getting a message across seem effortless. You are here: Home Aretha Franklin Albums Young, Gifted And Black. Album: Young, Gifted And Black. Have This Want This. Album Info This Release. Visitor rating. Release date label labelcode medium genre submit corrections