New Horizons

Sunday 2 November 2014, with William Dart

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Aretha has a new album!!! William isn't entirely uncritical but she's still singing great. And since she's singing "Diva Classics", he begins the show with a few other divas.

aretha franklin sings the great diva classics album cover

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Casta Diva' (Bellini) – Cecilia Bartoli, Orchestra La Scintilla/Antonini
Norma
(Decca)

'Barcelona' (Mercury/Moran) – Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe
The Freddie Mercury Album
(Parlophone)

'Diva' (Crawford et al) – Beyonce
I Am...Sasha Fierce
(Columbia)

'Why' (Lennox) – Annie Lennox
Diva
(RCA)

'Rolling in the Deep (The Aretha Version)' (Adkins/Epworth) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
(RCA)

'Over The Rainbow' (Arlen) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha
(Blue Label)

'I’m Every Woman/Respect' (Ashford/Simpson/Redding) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
(RCA)

'I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)' (Perren/Fekaris) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
(RCA)

'Midnight Train to Georgia' (Weatherley) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
(RCA)

'Share Your Love with Me' (Braggs/Malone) – Aretha Franklin
Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings
(Rhino)

'(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' (King) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha’s Gold
(Atlantic)

'Somewhere' (Bernstein/Sondheim) – Aretha Franklin
Aretha’s Jazz
(Atlantic)

'A House is Not a Home' (Bacharach/David) – Aretha Franklin
So Amazing: An All Star Tribute to Luther Vandross
(J Records)

'Things Go Better With Coke' (Anon) – Aretha Franklin
Things Go Better With Coke: Sixties Coca-Cola Commercials 1965-69
(Distortions)

'Nessun Dorma' (Puccini) – Aretha Franklin
Here We Go Again, single
(Arista)