The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, paired with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on the iconic hit song 'Respect'.  It really doesn't get any better.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has had huge success recently reviving Elvis Presley hits.  Two CDs of mainstream Elvis hits and one featuring Presley Christmas classics.  Adding additional strings, horns and other instruments to the original recordings.  The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's latest soulful endeavor is a selection of hits from the legendary Aretha Franklin including one of Franklin's biggest hits, 'Respect'.

A few weeks ago, during the Polyester Power Hour on 99.9 KTDY, CJ and Debbie Ray in the Morning debuted the song for the first time on their show making KTDY one of the first stations in the United States to present a listening

audience with the new remixed version of Franklin's 1967 R&B smash 'Respect'.  The song was written by Otis Redding, he also released his version of it.  But to this day, Aretha Franklin's version is still the most well known version around the world.

Aretha Franklin's 'Respect' With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra