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03/06/1967 Aretha Franklin hits #1 on the US singles chart with 'Respect'


Aretha Franklin - Respect

Respect is a song written and originally released by American recording artist Otis Redding in 1965. The song became a 1967 hit and signature song for R&B singer Aretha Franklin. Franklin's rendition found greater success than the original, spending 2 weeks atop the Billboard Pop Singles chart, and 8 weeks on the Billboard Black Singles chart.
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