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  1. Aretha Franklin announces return to Newark, will play NJPACRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Franklin announced this morning that she will play NJPAC again, retaking the stage March 14, 2015. The show will take place just ahead of her 73rd birthday and 48 years after her first R&B No.

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  2. Tonight's Concert Picks: Hiss Golden Messenger at Johnny Brenda's,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... to performing sold out shows throughout the Philadelphia area. Their catalog of songs includes hits by Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Marvin Gaye. For tickets and more information see the XPN Concert Calender . Below, watch their performance of ...

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  3. 'The X Factor Australia' Elimination Recap: Rochelle, Caitlyn in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    ... two. They then sang for their lives at the sing-off. Rochelle was at her element was once more singing Aretha Franklin's "Respect," while Caitlyn did The Script's "Before the Worst" justice. Redfoo and Ronan naturally backed their own acts during ...

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  4. Rock Hall Anniversary: Issac Hayes' Hot Buttered SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    AUGUST 5: Isaac Hayes performs on the Open Air stage during the third day of the Big Chill music festival at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills on August 5, 2007 in Herefordshire, England. In the 1960s, R&B and soul music was defined by labels such as Motown and Stax, as well as artists including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and the Temptations.

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  5. 'Beehive' a fun, well-performed night of music of the '60s at Birmingham's Virginia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Alabama Live

    You've got Aretha Franklin, Connie Francis, Lesley Gore, the Supremes - any number of big-name acts of the 1960s. They're all part of "Beehive," which runs through Sept.

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  6. Pick Six: Aretha Franklin, Imaani, Rosanne Cash, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Star Tribune

    Aretha Franklin, State Fair. The 72-year-old Queen of Soul lived up to her billing: soulful, spiritual and sassy, an American treasure.

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  7. Soul-singing magic at the Half Moon this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Wimbledon Guardian

    Expect hits like Respect, Rock Steady and Natural Woman and some lesser-known tracks to please loyal, long-standing fans of the Queen of Soul. Lizzie Deane lives in Putney and has worked with a number of other soul and pop artists throughout her career, drawing comparisons to Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin and Lisa Stansfield, as well as Aretha Franklin.

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  8. Billie Williams Brings Her Unique Blues Sound to The Cutting Room TonightRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... who have toured with recording artists such as Michael Jackson , Beyonce, P. Diddy , Usher, Sting, Bono, Aretha Franklin , and Eric Clapton just to name a few. Billie Williams possesses a rich repertoire that includes blues, rock, soul, jazz and ...

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  9. Dr. John and The Nite Trippers to perform in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | UnionLeader.com

    ... "Right Place Wrong Time" and "Such a Night," as well as stints on records by Sonny and Cher, Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin and The Rolling Stones. Dr. John's latest release, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit of Satch," the musical doctor turned to Louis ...

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  10. The Hunts Bring Alternative-Folk Sound To RoswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Patch.com

    ... voice, Foster excels at richly-textured music painted in blues and has been compared to Bonnie Raitt and Aretha Franklin. She has received five trophies from the Blues Music Awards and was nominated for a Grammy most recently in 2013 for her album ...

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  11. Dissection of House, the experiment at Washington Park FridaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Glocally Newark

    ... in mainstream pop and dance music worldwide. Artists and groups such as Madonna, Janet Jackson,BjA rk, Aretha Franklin, Steps, Daft Punk, and C+C Music Factory incorporated house into their work. After enjoying significant success in the early to ...

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  12. Happy 2014 Video Birthday to the Immortal Otis Redding and the Equally Amazing Dave StewartRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Aquarius Papers

    ... mastery coupled with Annie's amazing vocals, Water Dragon Dave has also produced other major talents such as Aretha Franklin, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, and the Neville Brothers. An awesome live performance at Live at the ...

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  13. Singer Aretha Franklin cancels Tuesday's concert at Arena TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Click2Houston

    The singer was to light up the stage at Houston's Arena Theater in the 7300 block of the Southwest Freeway Tuesday night, but the website says the performance date has been moved back. We regret to inform you that the Aretha Franklin concert scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2014 is being rescheduled to April, 2015.

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  14. Aretha Franklin's Houston concert postponedAretha Franklin's Houston...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The Aretha Franklin concert scheduled for Tuesday night in Houston is being rescheduled to April 2015, the Arena Theatre announced. The Aretha Franklin's Houston concert postponed HOUSTON -- The Aretha Franklin concert scheduled for Tuesday night in Houston is being rescheduled to April 2015, the Arena Theatre announced.

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  15. Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Houston Press

    Through no fault of her own, Aretha Franklin stumbled into 2014's more improbable headlines in July, when the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer stopped off to grab a post-concert burger at a Niagara Falls-area Johnny Rockets and was told her chosen table was reserved for dine-in customers only.

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  16. The Mann Center honors the Reverend Louise Williams Bishop with gospel tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Examiner.com

    ... Bishop is also credited with nurturing the careers of several recording artists, most notably Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, the latter of whom she famously introduced to Jerry Wexler and Atlantic Records. Bishop also selected and predicted Aretha's ...

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  17. Aretha Franklin at Winspear Opera House, 9/6/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Dallas Observer

    ... House . And no, the well-heeled in attendance were not there to see a production of Wagner. Soul music queen Aretha Franklin was in town for a benefit concert and the line of Lexuses for valet parking was an indication of the affluence of the crowd. ...

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  18. The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Aretha Franklin, Cory Branan, Lyle Lovett, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Houston Press

    Through no fault of her own, Aretha Franklin stumbled into 2014's more improbable headlines in July, when the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer stopped off to grab a post-concert burger at a Niagara Falls-area Johnny Rockets and was told her chosen table was reserved for dine-in customers only. This, the woman who has been a towering presence in the pop, gospel and soul spheres since the '60s, establishing a standard on signature songs like "Think," "Chain of Fools" and " A Natural Woman" that other singers have been trying to live up to ever since.

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  19. In Dallas concert, Aretha Franklin said she stared death in the eye and didn't blinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Dallas Morning News

    The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, performs Angel as she takes the stage at CitySquare's annual A Night to Remember! at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, Saturday, September 6, 2014. The 72 yr-old singer has won 18 Grammy Awards during her career which led to her being the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  20. Former Four Tops drummer pleads 'Don't Give Up On Your Dreams,' donation to CPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Examiner.com

    ... versus 24.2 millions in 2012. And it's not always an older crowd who grew up on the likes of Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin that financially support and enjoy old school R&B. Drew Schultz, 26, has used his love for old school R&B, including Motown ...

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