Editors’ Notes Covering Aretha’s prolific and wildly successful period at Atlantic Records (1966-74), Rare & Unreleased weaves together outtakes, demos, and B-sides from the soul legend’s vast catalog. “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)” is a delicate gospel shuffle, the sparse instrumentation granting Aretha’s raw, towering vocals the space to flourish. Her passionate rendition of “My Way” shows off her warm phrasing and instinctive melodic shifts, while “The Fool On the Hill” injects the Beatles track with her love of jazz.

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I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) [Demo]
1
4:02
 
Dr. Feelgood (Love Is a Serious Business) [Demo]
2
4:40
 
Sweet Bitter Love (Demo)
3
5:10
 
It Was You (Aretha Arrives Outtake)
4
3:45
 
The Letter (Aretha Arrives Outtake)
5
3:37
 
So Soon (Aretha Arrives Outtake)
6
2:44
 
Mr. Big (Aretha Arrives Outtake)
7
2:40
 
Talk to Me, Talk to Me (Soul '69 Outtake)
8
3:27
 
The Fool On the Hill (This Girl's In Love With You Outtake)
9
3:28
 
Pledging My Love / The Clock (Single B-Side)
10
4:11
 
You're Taking Up Another Man's Place (This Girl's In Love With You / Spirit In the Dark Outtake)
11
3:28
 
You Keep Me Hangin' On (This Girl's In Love With You / Spirit In the Dark Outtake)
12
3:07
 
I'm Trying to Overcome (This Girl's In Love With You / Spirit In the Dark Outtake)
13
5:05
 
My Way (Spirit In the Dark Outtake)
14
4:06
 
My Cup Runneth Over (Young, Gifted and Black Outtake)
15
3:19
 
You're All I Need to Get By (Take 1)
16
0:42
 
You're All I Need to Get By (Take 2)
17
3:35
 
Lean On Me (Single B-Side)
18
4:37
 
Rock Steady (Alternate Mix - Young, Gifted and Black Outtake)
19
4:30
 
I Need a Strong Man (The To-To Song) [Young, Gifted and Black Outtake]
20
3:56
 
Heavenly Father (Young, Gifted and Black Outtake)
21
5:37
 
Sweetest Smile and the Funkiest Style Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
22
3:47
 
This Is (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
23
3:36
 
Tree of Life Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
24
5:10
 
Do You Know (Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
25
2:47
 
Can You Love Again (Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
26
2:40
 
I Want to Be With You (Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
27
6:02
 
Suzanne (Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky Outtake)
28
5:12
 
That's the Way I Feel About Cha (Alternate Version - Hey Now Hey) [The Other Side of the Sky Outtake]
29
5:45
 
Ain't But the One (with Ray Charles)
30
6:06
 
The Happy Blues (Let Me In Your Life Outtake)
31
2:27
 
At Last (Let Me In Your Life Outtake)
32
3:24
 
Love Letters (Let Me In Your Life Outtake)
33
4:02
 
I'm In Love (Alternate Vocal - Let Me In Your Life Outtake)
34
3:01
 
Are You Leaving Me (Demo)
35
4:22
 

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