Description: Carole King wrote it and Aretha Franklin first recorded it--that is what we call pop music royalty. This song has been covered by other female singers who fall into the pop music royalty category including Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, and Mary J. Blige. Now its time for your women to take ownership of this R&B classic and experience the power of this great song.
Description: With inspiration from Aretha Franklin's version of her hit song, this arrangement captures the soulful essence in a marching band setting with a lyrical treatment of the melody, and a tempo that works on the field. The powerful chorus sounds out, and the piece concludes with a powerful and punctuated finality. Play it as a feature, or program it as part of an Aretha Franklin marching band show. Either way, your band and audience will enjoy the legendary song.