As we just entered the month when we celebrate Love, our choice for today’s article is a classic romantic song - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, by Aretha Franklin.
Aretha Franklin was an incredibly appreciated American artist, referred to as the Queen of Soul.
She has been placed twice in ninth place in Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, sold over 75 million records and is considered one of the world’s best-selling music artists.
Aretha Franklin’s music belongs to the R&B, jazz, soul and gospel music genres and she also played the piano and was famous for her amazing voice.
Going back to the free I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You piano sheets, the song was released in 1967 by Aretha Franklin as part of the artist’s album with the same name.
The song was released through Atlantic Records as a soul and blues music genre piece, and as the first big single of Franklin’s career, becoming a signature song for the artist.
Once released, I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You peaked at number one on the rhythm and blues charts and number nine on the pop charts.
The song was loved by the public and critics, appreciating it as "a powerful blues wailer that will create much excitement in both pop and R&B markets", and as a real pivotal moment in the industry of rock and roll music.
With a length of 2:51 minutes, the free I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You piano sheet music incorporates elements like piano, vocals, guitar and bass guitar, keyboards, piano, drums and trumpet.
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You has been featured in media in TV shows, documentaries and movies, for example, Soul Deep and This Christmas.