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Aretha Franklin Albums


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''Spirit in the Dark'' is an album by Aretha Franklin, released in 1970. It received mostly positive reviews but was met with middling sales. Despite having two hit singles "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)" which peaked at #1 R&B, #11 on the Hot 100, and "Spirit in the Dark" peaking at #3 R&B and #23 Hot 100 in ''Billboard'' magazine. It was Aretha's first Atlantic album to fall short of ''Billboards Top 20. The album is considered one of Aretha's classic Atlantic Records Lp's. In the 1990s Rhino Records reissued this recording on compact disc.

Kanye West has sampled the album title song in his "School Spirit", found on the record ''The College Dropout''.

Spirit In The Dark
Label: Rhino Atlantic
Release Date: 2008-07-15
Duration: 39:11


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Song Title       Time
1Don't Play That Song    03:02
2The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)    04:42
3Pullin'    03:38
4You And Me    03:34
5Honest I Do    03:19
6Spirit In The Dark    04:04
7When The Battle Is Over    02:43
8One Way Ticket    02:52
9Try Matty's    02:32
10That's All I Want From You    02:44
11Oh No Not My Baby    02:56
12Why I Sing The Blues    03:05