Sunday Gospel Corner: Aretha Franklin – Mary, Don’t You Weep

Aretha Franklin started her singing career signing gospel at her dad’s church. Here we have a soul filled version of the old gospel classic Mary Don’t You Weep, taken fromthe  1972 album “Amazing Grace” by Aretha Franklin.The You Tube commentary to this says

It ultimately sold over two million copies in the United States alone, earning a Double Platinum certification. As of 2010 it is also the biggest selling disc of Aretha’s entire fifty year recording career. The double album was recorded ‘Live’ at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles during January of 1972. It won the 1972 Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance and also stands as the biggest selling pure Gospel album in history.


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