Picks and Pans Review: Aretha!

updated 07/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

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You can't beat such Aretha Franklin classics as Respect, Chain of Fools and Natural Woman. Her gospel singing is great too. But to get to those goodies, you have to wade through some less-than-exciting jazz numbers at the start.

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