Black Liberation 1969 Archive

"Respect"

Description

"Respect" was written by Steve Cropper and Otis Redding. Redding released the original version of the song in 1965.

Aretha Franklin recorded and released "Respect" in 1967 as a single and later on the album I Never Loved A Man The Way I Loved You.

Creator

Aretha Franklin

Publisher

SteelTownBrutha
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Date

1967

Coverage

In 1967, Aretha Franklin's version reached #1 on the R&B Singles Chart, the Billboard Hot 100, and the Australian Singles Chart; #2 on the Canadian Singles Chart; #7 on the Italian Singles Chart; and #10 on the UK Singles Chart.

It is listed on the National Recording Registry.  

Don Mizell ‘71 recalled listening to the song.

Player

Citation

Aretha Franklin, “"Respect",” Black Liberation 1969 Archive, accessed September 23, 2017, http://blacklib1969.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1247.