Aretha Franklin

Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway Dedicated In Detroit

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says, “anybody who passes through this city, no matter how briefly, is going to be reminded that the queen of soul came from the city of Detroit.”
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Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan, Dolly Parton Make 'USA Today' List of the '100 Women of the Century'

In the “entertainment” section, the late Queen of Soul, the Cuban-American Pop singer and the Country superstar were picked alongside several other notable music artists, including Celia Cruz, Queen Latifah, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone.
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These Picture Books Based On Popular Songs Will Make You Sing

Four new picture books are based on song titles and lyrics from the classic tracks “Move The Crowd”, by Eric B. & Rakim, Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”, Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”, and The Go-Gos’ “We Got The Beat.”
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Happy Birthday, Aretha Franklin! Revisit Her Five Biggest Songs of All Time

For forty years, Aretha Franklin was the reigning Queen of the charts with seventy-three Hot 100 entries and seventeen top ten hits. But can you name her 5 biggest of all time?
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3 Wills (Including One Under a Couch Cushion) Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home

Months after the passing of the iconic Aretha Franklin, three handwritten wills were found in her home – one under a few seat cushions. When Franklin succumbed to the effects of her pancreatic cancer in August, the family revealed that she had left no will behind. Now, after locating a key to a...
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 Aretha Franklin performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 25, 2012

More Respect for Aretha: The Queen of Soul Wins a Pulitzer Prize

She's the first woman to receive a special citation
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Aretha Franklin performing on the 'VH1 Divas Live in 2001

Aretha Franklin Gets Respect from Michigan Lawmakers

State house votes to rename highway in honor of the late Queen of Soul
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GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Moments

Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Prince among performers that made an impact
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In Memoriam Music 2018: Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Vinnie Paul, Avicii., Dolores O’Riordan

In Memoriam Music: Remembering Those We Lost in 2018

The world lost many amazing men and women in 2018, and as we close out the year we're taking a moment to remember the lives lost from the world of music.
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Aretha Franklin performs at the Wisconsin State Fair

Aretha Franklin Exhibit Opening In Detroit

Tribute features shoes she wore at her first viewing
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