The Greatest Female Soul Singers

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I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
1.  I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You by Aretha Franklin
The list author says:
  "Many refer to this album as the greatest R&B album of all time! there is no debate here  .With hits like "Respect" there is no objection"
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Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner
2.  Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner by Tina Turner
The list author says:
  "Before Gladys, Chaka and even Aretha, there was the Queen of Rock and roll Tina Turner. She was singing some of the most intense, soulful,gutsy music ever sung.  Showcasing her Ike and Tina days!"
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Secrets
3.  Secrets by Toni Braxton
The list author says:
  "With a new low, sultry vocal style that was not your everyday souls sister's voice Toni Braxton has given the world of music some of the sexiest, soothing soul music around today."
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The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
4.  The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill
The list author says:
  "Hip hop meets, contemporary soul. This is truly an amazing album. Ballads, rap, hip hop/soul, neosoul, and classic R&B."
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Softly With These Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack
5.  Softly With These Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack by Roberta Flack
The list author says:
  "With her clear, soothing beautiful tone Roberta showed R&B audiences everywhere that not all female soul singers have to have window breaking vocal power."
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Amazing Grace
6.  Amazing Grace by Aretha Franklin
The list author says:
  "Aretha demonstrates why she is the Queen of soul in this amazing ground breaking gospel album. This is a traditional gospel showcase that is spine chilling"
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The Gospel According To Ike & Tina
7.  The Gospel According To Ike & Tina by Ike and Tina Turner
The list author says:
  "Tina Turner (along with Ike) experiment with traditional gospel and contemporary soul. With hair raising emotional delivery and new arrangements this is a great album."
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Share My World
8.  Share My World by Mary J. Blige
The list author says:
  "An amazing hibrid album consisting of Hip hop fused R&B, funk, gospel,  and traditional soul. One of Mary's best."
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Baduizm
9.  Baduizm by Erykah Badu
The list author says:
  "The ground breaking Neo-soul album. Perhaps the very first Neo-soul  album. Erykah's quaint sound is refreshing. She is a trip back in time, with a vocal style not unlike Billie Holiday."
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Woman to Woman
10.  Woman to Woman by Shirley Brown
The list author says:
  "I am baffled on why Shirley never really made the impact of many of her contemporaries have on the soul music land scape, She sounds eerily similar to Aretha. Truly soulfully satisfying"
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Nina Simone: Anthology
11.  Nina Simone: Anthology by Nina Simone
The list author says:
  "Fusing jazz, R&B  and civil rights opinions is what Nina did.This is interesting foot tappin' jazz.You can here her frustration on her songs of protest. Perhaps the Black counterpart to Joni Mitchelle"
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Bold Soul Sister - The Best of the Blue Thumb Recordings
12.  Bold Soul Sister - The Best of the Blue Thumb Recordings by Tina Turner
The list author says:
  "Tina takes the listener of  this album to the roots of R&B. The Blues.This album has R&B in it but a majority of the album is traditional blues.Mabe on of her best albums &one of the best blues cd evr"
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At Last
13.  At Last by Gladys Knight
The list author says:
  "Gladys sings tenderly, soulfully on a collection of origionals and covers. Her cover of the country classic Please help me I'm Falling in love with you" is hair raising"
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Lady Soul
14.  Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
The list author says:
  "The third Atlantic album from the Queen of Soul. Perhaps one of the best R&B albums ever. Has the blues, Jazz ballads, funky southern soul and classic soul standards. Ain't no way is a soul classic."
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Ultimate Toni Braxton
15.  Ultimate Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
The list author says:
  "One great collection of Toni's hits. From "You are my Everything" (1993) to "Hit the freeway" (2003) as well as some remixes."
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Love & Life
16.  Love & Life by Mary J. Blige
The list author says:
  "Mary's back!  A gutsy, gritty, hip hop soul album. This is an album for those of you who like to dance. A grooving , hip hop album. amazing."
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Essential Etta James
17.  Essential Etta James by Etta James
The list author says:
  "Even before Tina there was Etta. This compliation album is one that covers her second record label. When Etta was at her creative peak. Everything from gut buckett blues, to Jazz, to southern soul."
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Rose Is Still a Rose
18.  Rose Is Still a Rose by Aretha Franklin
The list author says:
  "Aretha's first album in years. She covers traditional soul, funk,  and new age hip hop. A very good view of a soul vetran showing the new wave of soul sisters how it is still done."
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What's Love Got To Do With It
19.  What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner
The list author says:
  "Who ever said Tina went pop  when she went solo? this album will prove them wrong. From remade Ike &Tina records to new power ballads to the  gritty blues, this c.d shows her versatility."
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Ultimate Collection
20.  Ultimate Collection by Gladys Knight
The list author says:
  "The church lady of motown. Gladys is a true soul singer. She may not have recieved the star treatment motown had to offer, but Gladys along with thepips made some of the best R&B records ever made."
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Lovers Rock
21.  Lovers Rock by Sade
The list author says:
  "A true soul singer. Sade (proncd Sha-day) has no vibrato, no tremalo, and is very straight toned.But that is the magic of her music.She is all vibe.She just sings, sings the song. No frills just soul."
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I Care 4 U (with Bonus DVD)
22.  I Care 4 U (with Bonus DVD) by Aaliyah
The list author says:
  "A collection of hits from the late  Princess of Hip Hop and R&B. This album has most of her hits and some never before heard songs. There is only one Princess of Hiphop and R&B. Aaliyah"
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My Love Is Your Love
23.  My Love Is Your Love by Whitney Houston
The list author says:
  "In my opinion her second best album. Debatable. This album is (in my opinion) her only true R&B album.  five stars!"
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The Hi Singles A's & B's
24.  The Hi Singles A's & B's by Ann Peebles
The list author says:
  "With vocals registering close to Tina Turners, Ann Peebles was a formidable force in R&B music. Some fine southern soul music. True soul music. You can almost smell the funk."
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Boy Is Mine
25.  Boy Is Mine by Monica
The list author says:
  "Monicas second album is one of the best pop/R&B albums ever released. Her version of "Misty Blue" is the only version able to hold a candle to Dorothys(next to Mary.J. Bliges)"
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