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Watch Aretha Franklin sing ‘RESPECT’ in 1970 live at the Antibes Jazz Festival

by | 25th, March 2015

Aretha Franklin 1970

 

Today Aretha Franklin turns 73.

Back in 1970, the ‘Queen of Soul’ prefomed her her version of Otis Redding’s 1965 song  Respect  at the 11th  Antibes Juan-Le-Pins Jazz Festival .

In New York on Valentine’s Day, 1967, Franklin and her backing singers her sisters Carolyn and Erma recored the song. They feminised Redding’s lyrics.

Redding sang:

Hey little girl, you’re so sweeter than honey
And I am about to just give you all my money

Franklin countered:

 

I’m about to give you all of my money
And all I’m askin’ in return, honey
Is to give me my profits

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