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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Aretha Franklin puts her stamp on the smash hits of other divas

In the world of music there are many artists who can be compared and contrasted to each other.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Freedom

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Chris O'Connell - Be Right Back

The art of feeling a song's essence -- color, range, control, and style -- and giving it all to you is the domain of the great jazz singers, like Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, Carmen McRae, Sarah Vaughan; and the great pop singers, like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Sarah Vaughan, Black Entertainment, Soul, Gladys Knight, Bonnie Raitt, Blues

The Republic

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on May 11, 2013.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Life, Food, Fast Food, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Lewiston, NY, Hamburger

TheDenverChannel

Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint Music icon ARETHA...

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Black Entertainment, Soul, Fast Food, Lewiston, NY, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Aretha Franklin slams Canadian server for not showing any R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The "King's sport" may be front and centre at this event, but taking one's eyes off the fashionable crowd, nattied up in three-piece suits and Gatsby-inspired dresses, to focus on the races can prove to be one of the more pleasurable challenges of the summer.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Canada,

Newkerala.com

Soul legend Aretha Franklin gets 'disrespected' at restaurant

The confrontation occurred at a Johnny Rockets franchise on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, where a fast-food employee shouted at Queen of Soul without even realizing that it was her, Sky News reported.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Life, Food, Hamburger, Myrtle Creek, OR

Tri-cityherald.com

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Harvard University, New York, Life, Food, Hamburger

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Family, Kids, Ohio State University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

The Proof of the Pudding Is In the Pie: Aretha Gets Naughty

In 1974, Aretha Franklin was already a legend at age of 32 and had set a new standard in pop vocalization.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

6 top concerts to see at the Wisconsin State Fair

That includes the campy Here Come the Mummies . They may wear costumes and its members bear names like "Mummy Cass" and "Eddie Mummy," but they're ace musicians.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Lady Antebellum, Country, Rap, Vanilla Ice, Alabama, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Exclusive: Aretha Franklin on her new body, new music

Evrod Cassimy sits down with the Queen of Soul in an exclusive backstage interview to talk about she's staying healthy and her new album of "classics."

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

ClickOnDetroit

Exclusive: Aretha Franklin on health, new music

AND SHE SAT DOWN WITH ME FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW. WE TALKED WEIGHT LOSS, FOOD, AND HER NEW MUSIC.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Ticket information released for Aretha Franklin's Aug. 16 show in Muskegon

Ticket information has been released for Aretha Franklin's much-discussed show at the L.C. Walker Arena in Muskegon on Aug. 16. Tickets prices for the performance, one of Franklin's 12 stops on her United States tour, range from $40 to $90 and are now available at www.startickets.com.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit's United Sound Systems Recording Studio to give tour with a rockabilly focus

A historic recording studio that's helped produce the work of everyone from Aretha Franklin to George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will open its doors Saturday to the public for a one-of-a-kind tour.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Funk, George Clinton, Funkadelic, Parliament, Isaac Hayes, Thriller, Crime Movies, Shaft, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times

Matthew Sisk

In her song, Aretha Franklin was explicit. Not in the parental warning kind of way, but in the honest and this-is-what-I-want way.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Wed Jul 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Brings Playhouse Rocks! to Pasadena, Now thru 7/20

Acclaimed blues singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES--nominated for a Tony this year in the "Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical" category for her Broadway lead in "A Night With Janis Joplin "--will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights today, July 17-20.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Pop/Rock, Al Green, Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, Etta James, The Doors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Castanet.net

Motown comes to K-Town

If you love Rhythm & Blues, Soul music, and the BIG Motown hits from groups like The Temptations, Sam & Dave, Wilson Picket, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Aretha Franklin, then you won't want to miss this show.

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Related Topix: Motown, Soul, The Temptations, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Detroit News

Review: Aretha Franklin is essence of soul at DTE Energy Music Theater

It was warm Saturday night, but things were downright sultry by the time Aretha Franklin finished a two-hour set at DTE Energy Music Theater.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

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