The first big hit for the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, came in 1967 with “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)” The song is listed among the biggies on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. After 9 albums and little success with Columbia records, Aretha’s first album for Atlantic launched her as a superstar. The 45 of “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)” is worth up to $15.00 but the album of the same name can sell for $100.00 today. Find the value for every record by Aretha Franklin and those by over 65,000 other recording artists with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It’s available in the left hand column.