Shirley Brown's voice is often compared to Aretha Franklin, and musically they have similarities. The singer was discovered by guitar maestro Albert King at the age of fourteen in 1962 at the Harlem Club in Brooklyn. Woman To Woman is an extraordinary great soul (with gospel vibes) album from 1974 (also her first), released by Truth Records (then a part of the Stax empire). She is still active (esp live), support her here. Groovy!