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The 50 Worst R&B Fails

#37. Aretha Franklin Tries To Go Disco

Time Stamp: September 1979
YOU AIN'T FLYBAD BUSINESS

Just because you're the Queen of Soul doesn't mean you can or should do everything. The music was changing and disco was taking over. Her recent previous works struggled so she tried to ride the trend, but nobody wanted to hear Aretha on disco tracks. The trailblazer got burned, and it's still the worst selling album on her otherwise shiny Atlantic catalogue.

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