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Aretha Franklin: Love All The Hurt Away (Arista SPART 1170)

Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 3 October 1981

DOES IT strike you as a little odd that the Queen of Soul (as I believe she likes to be called), the woman who we're told practically is the word, now comes along in 1981 and records beefed-up, bullworker versions of '60s soul classics? Mmm!

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