Erma Franklin

Erma Vernice Franklin (March 13, 1938 – September 7, 2002) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, and pop singer. Erma and her sisters, Aretha Franklin and Carolyn Franklin, got their start singing for their father, Reverend C.L. Franklin's, Detroit-area Baptist church. Erma's best known record is the original version of Piece of My Heart. The song was covered in different arrangements by Janis Joplin, Faith Hill, Beverley Knight, and Dusty Springfield, and used as the basis of a song by Shaggy. Read more on Last.fm

Track: Piece of My Heart

Album: Erma Franklin: Piece Of Her Heart - The Epic And Shout Years

Track Listing:

1Big Boss Man1:68
2Don't Catch The Dog's Bone1:95
3Piece of My Heart1:55
4Baby, What You Want Me To Do1:32
5Open Up Your Soul1:95
6I'm Just Not Ready For Love1:45
7Don't Have The Right To Cry1:99
8What Kind Of Girl (Do You Think I Am?)1:35
9Don't Blame Me1:72
10Hello Again - Single Version1:62
11It's Over1:38
12Time After Time1:76
13Each Night I Cry1:48
14Dear Momma1:62
15Never Again1:47
16Don't Wait Too Long1:76
17Have You Ever Had The Blues?1:68
18I Don't Want No Mama's Boy1:42
19Abracadabra - Single Version1:28
20Love Is Blind - Single Version1:74
21Never Let Me Go1:68
22Pledging My Love1:55
23The Man I Love1:51
24Saving My Love For You2:00
25Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye1:65
26Detour Ahead1:72

Top Tracks

# Title Plays
1Piece of My Heart
2Light My Fire
3(Take a Little) Piece of My Heart
4Take a Little Piece of My Heart
5Baby, What You Want Me To Do
6Son Of A Preacher Man
7I Get The Sweetest Feeling
8Hold On I'm Coming
9Piece of My Heart (Album Version)
10Big Boss Man