Aretha Franklin Covers Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep”

from Buzzfeed

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin got a standing ovation for her rendition of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” on Late Night With David Letterman last night.

Whitney Houston’s mother 81-year-old Cissy Houston, who sang back-up for Franklin in the 1960s, was among the singers.

Franklin, 72, has an upcoming classics tribute album, and “Rolling in the Deep” made the cut.

Franklin, 72, has an upcoming classics tribute album, and "Rolling in the Deep" made the cut.

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She even manages to sneak in a bit of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to make it even grander. The album, aptly titled Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics, comes out Oct. 21 on RCA Records.

Franklin dips into perfect classics, like Etta James’ “At Last” and Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive.”

Franklin dips into perfect classics, like Etta James' "At Last" and Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive."

But also delves into more recent hits, like Alicia Keys’ “No One.” She’s reportedly been working with Babyface, Daryl Simmons, André 3000, Clive Davis, and other producers.

The full tracklist:

1. “At Last” (Etta James cover)
2. “Rolling In The Deep” (Adele cover)
3. “Midnight Train To Georgia” (Gladys Knight & the Pips cover)
4. “I Will Survive” (Gloria Gaynor cover)
5. “People” (Barbra Streisand cover)
6. “No One” (Alicia Keys cover)
7. “I’m Every Woman” (Chaka Khan cover) / “Respect”
8. “Teach Me Tonight” (Dinah Washington cover)
9. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” (The Supremes cover)
10. “Nothing Compares 2 U” (Sinéad O’Connor/Prince cover)

Must feel pretty good to have a legend cover your music.

Aretha Franklin's Cover Of "Rolling In The Deep" Is Majestic

You can pre-order the album at iTunes or Amazon.

Listen to the recorded version below.

And tell us what you think!

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