Aretha Franklin
Young, Gifted and Black


Parent genres: R&B, Soul, Southern Soul



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 12
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 76
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 46
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 79
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 3.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 5
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars


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