The Queen of Soul passed away this morning at the age of 76.
The following 10 songs are standout examples of her gifts, a starting point in exploring her unrivaled career.
Precious Lord (Take My Hand) [Part Two], 1956
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man, 1967
Chain of Fools, 1967
I Say a Little Prayer, 1968
The Weight, 1969
Spirit in the Dark, 1970
First Snow in Kokomo, 1972
School Days, 1980
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, 2015