Aretha Franklin - Spirit In The Dark

Aretha Franklin - Spirit In The Dark
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  • Singer:
    Aretha Franklin
  • Album Title:
    Spirit In The Dark
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  • Info:
    Label: Atlantic ‎– SD 8265
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, MO
    Country: US
    Date of released: 1970
    Category: Funk / Soul
    Style: Soul
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Don't Play That Song
Written-By – Ahmet Ertegun, Betty Nelson
A2 The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)
Written-By – Art Benson, Dale Petite
A3 Pullin'
Written-By [Uncredited] – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
A4 You And Me
Backing Vocals – The Sweet Inspirations
A5 Honest I Do
Written-By – Ewart Abner, Jr.*, Jimmy Reed
A6 Spirit In The Dark
Backing Vocals – The Sweet Inspirations
B1 When The Battle Is Over
Guitar – Duane AllmanWritten-By – Jessie Hill, Malcolm Rebennac*
B2 One Way Ticket
Drums – Ray Lucas
B3 Try Matty's
Drums – Tubby Ziegler*Guitar – Jimmy O'Rourke
B4 That's All I Want From You
Written-By – Fritz Rotter, M. Rotha
B5 Oh No Not My Baby
Written-By – Carole King & Jerry Goffin*
B6 Why I Sing The Blues
Drums – Ray LucasWritten-By – B. B. King*, Dave Clark

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Lacquer Cut At – Longwear Plating
  • Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co. – △15686
  • Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
  • Published By – Progressive
  • Published By – Leo Feist
  • Published By – Pundit
  • Published By – Conrad
  • Published By – Ten East
  • Published By – I Found It
  • Published By – Weiss & Barry
  • Published By – Screen Gems-Columbia
  • Published By – Pamco
  • Published By – Sounds Of Lucille


  • Backing Vocals – Almeda Lattimore (tracks: A1 to A3, B3 to B6), Brenda Bryant (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5), Evelyn Green (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6), Margaret Branch (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B5), Pat Lewis (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6), Wylene Ivy (tracks: A3, B3, B4, B6)
  • Bass – David Hood (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), Harold Cowart (tracks: B2, B3, B6), Tommy McClure (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
  • Design [Album] – Loring Eutemey
  • Drums – Roger Hawkins (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), Sammy Creason (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
  • Engineer – Chuck Kirkpatrick, Lewis Hahn*, Ron Albert
  • Guitar – Charlie Freeman (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4), Cornell Dupree (tracks: B2, B5, B6), Eddie Hinton (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), Jimmie Johnson* (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5)
  • Keyboards – Barry Beckett (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B5), Jim Dickinson (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4), Mike Utley* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, B4)
  • Mastered By – Al Brown
  • Organ – Dave Crawford (tracks: B2, B3, B6)
  • Photography [Backliner] – Jim Marshall
  • Photography [Cover] – Stephen Paley
  • Piano – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)
  • Producer – Jerry Wexler
  • Producer, Remix – Arif Mardin, Tom Dowd
  • Remix – Jimmy Douglass
  • Written-By – Aretha Franklin (tracks: A3, A4, A6, B2, B3)


"MO" in label matrix denotes a Monarch Record Mfg. Co. pressing.

Recorded at Atlantic South-Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida. Recording Date May 26, 1969 March 1970.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-A-701975-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-A-701976-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, mostly etched): ST-A-701975-EE [encircled MR] LW AT △15686 aB W
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, mostly etched): ST-A-701976-AA MO LW [encircled MR] AT △15686-X CD aB W

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ATS ST 06077 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic ATS ST 06077 Italy 1970
8122-71525-2 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark ‎(CD, Album) Rhino Records 8122-71525-2 Europe 1993
40095, 40 095 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark ‎(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic, Atlantic 40095, 40 095 France 1971
WPCR-27651 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Atlantic WPCR-27651 Japan 2013
SD 8265 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark ‎(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic SD 8265 Canada Unknown


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