Aretha Franklin Releases "Soul '69"

Soul '69 is a 1969 album of cover material released by soul legend Aretha Franklin.

The album charted at #1 on Billboard "Black Albums" and at #15 on "Pop Albums" and launched two charting singles, "Tracks of My Tears" which reached #21 on "Black Singles" and #71 on "Pop Singles" and "Gentle on My Mind" which charted at #50 and #76 respectively. Originally released by Atlantic Records, the album was re-released on CD in 2002 by Atlantic and Rhino Records. It was subsequently incorporated into the compilation Trilogy by Warner Strategic Marketing in 2005, along with the albums Lady Soul and Live at the Fillmore West.