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Soul for Sunday: Aretha Franklin, “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”

The Queen of Soul from her breakthrough album…

Aretha Franklin, “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man” – from I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You (1967)

The album is a classic and includes what is maybe Aretha’s biggest hit of all, her best-known song, “Respect.” It was ranked 83rd on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. “Do Right Woman” may not have been written by Otis Redding, like “Respect,” and may not be as big of a hit as that song, but it is much sexier – a soulful tune, with an edge of the nasty in that “Do Right Man.”

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is an over-caffeinated and under-employed grad school dropout, aspiring leftwing intellectual and cultural studies academic, cinéaste, and former poet. Raised in San Francisco on classic film, radical politics, burritos and soul music, then set loose upon the world. He spends his time in coffee shops with his laptop and headphones, caffeinating and trying to construct a post-whatever life.

 

What's in a name... The handle "zerode" is a contraction of Zéro de Conduite, the title of Jean Vigo's 1933 movie masterpiece about schoolboy rebellion.

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