Young, Gifted and Black

Young, Gifted and Black is a Top 10 Gold-certified album by Aretha Franklin, released in 1972. It takes its title from the Nina Simone song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black", which is the record's title track.

Young, Gifted and Black won Aretha a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. In 2003 the TV network VH1 named it the 76th greatest album of all time.

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