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.
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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.