Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin

Fatback Royalty: Aretha Franklin, The Queen Of Soul

At its roots, Fatback’s musical sensibilities lean heavily on funk and soul; a couple of pretty general terms that can conjure up many different ideas for many people. But on everyone’s Venn diagram, Aretha Franklin resides smack dab in the union of those two fantastic circles.
The daughter of a preacher man, she first gained fame […]

Fatback Mix Vol. 37: Soul-Covered Rock- The LadyJams

So the plan for this month’s mix was to compile a bunch of soul covers of rock songs. After all, they are some of our favorite tunes to play and always get lots of love from Fatback dancers. But as it was coming together the ladies just started to dominate and it became clear that […]