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  1. Katherine Winston reflects on her 'American Idol' momentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... parts and harmonies and try to get some rest. In Detroit, Winston and the other 23 semifinalists got to meet Aretha Franklin, "The Queen of Soul." Winston was duly impressed. Winston returned a few days after she was one of eight contestants cut in ...

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  2. Bay Blues Festival finalizes lineup for Sandy Point charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Maryland Gazette

    ... and opened for Johnny Winter at 15. He cites his influences as Duane Allman, Warren Haynes, Little Feat and Aretha Franklin. On Sunday the day opens up with an all-star lineup of local musicians, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Band with Dean Rosenthal, ...

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  3. Watch Aretha Franklin sing 'RESPECT' in 1970 live at the Antibes Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anorak

    Back in 1970, the 'Queen of Soul' prefomed her her version of Otis Redding's 1965 song Respect at the 11th Antibes Juan-Le-Pins Jazz Festival . In New York on Valentine's Day, 1967, Franklin and her backing singers - her sisters Carolyn and Erma - recored the song.

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  4. Watch Aretha Franklin's Iconic Performances in Honor of the Music Legend's BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | InStyle

    t's no question that Aretha Franklin aka the Queen of Soul is a legend in the music industry. Franklin, who rings in her 73rd birthday today, is the proud owner of 18 Grammys (making the Tennessee native one of the best-selling female artists of all ...

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  5. Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Free Dictionary

    Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and musician . Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin 's church as a child.

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  6. The Voice: Enter the knockoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Houston Chronicle

    ... listen to and watch. Another easy decision. Meghan Linsey vs. Travis Ewing: Meghan owns every moment of an Aretha Franklin classic. If I was in the audience I'd throw a shoe. So good. Travis chooses an overdone Gavin DeGraw song. I think Meghan may ...

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  7. The Voice Recap: Coaches Said Knock You OutRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... Ewing (Team Blake): Linsey went first, with a raspy take on "(You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin. Ewing followed with a cover of "I Don't Want To Be" by Gavin DeGraw, and while a bold choice, and strong effort, it was not ...

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  8. "The Voice" Recap: #VoiceKnockout BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NBC Washington

    ... of his previous tours. Linsey belted out a soulful rendition of "You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin. Ewing picked Gavin DeGraw's defiant song "I Don't Wanna Be." "Even when you were playing on a country music tour, I always ...

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  9. Monday March 23, Our World In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... picks a local charity to work with in the town, and the Odessa YMCA received over $5,000 from the event. Aretha Franklin blows out the candles on her birthday cake accompanied by, from left to right, Attorney General Eric Holder, Tamron Hall and ...

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  10. More informationRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Austin Monthly

    ... so many of the greatest music acts ever recorded, such as the Temptations, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and many more! For patron's needing ADA seating, please call the Box Office at 830-627-0808. We make every effort to ...

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  11. Late songwriter Robins' songs, life story live onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sun Journal

    ... has been written as a screen script for a potential film. Fran Robins and her brother Bobby Lance penned the Aretha Franklin 1968 hit "The House That Jack Built," which reached number two on the U.S. R&B Chart and number seven on the Billboard Hot ...

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  12. SEEN: Aretha Franklin at the Webster Bank ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, performed at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on March 20, 2015.

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  13. Aretha Franklin Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    Children: with Ken Cunningham: Kecalf Cunningham ; with Ted White: Theodore ; father's name is not publicly known: Edward , Clarence Her father was shot by burglars in 1979 and remained in a coma until his death in 1984. Rev. Jesse Jackson presided over his funeral.

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  14. The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2015.12 - Hour 2 - Women's History...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | A-Infos Radio Project

    We'll bring you danceable anthems from Diana Ross and Donna Summer, poet Nikki Giovanni's ode to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and gospel from Shirley Caesar and Albertina Walker that's guaranteed to get you up on your feet. We'll also hear voices of women who made history: education pioneer Mary Mcleod Bethune and Geneva Tisdale, one of the first Black women to eat at the desegregated Woolworth's in Greensboro, NC, after the historic sit-ins.

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  15. Megan Wilde: Girls RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Examiner.com

    ... "seduced by the powerful and brazen voices of R & B and blues singers." Her most obvious idols include Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Etta James. Soon after she became a part of the Chicago blues scene where she was soon dubbed "Baby Blues". She ...

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  16. Aretha Franklin Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Children: with Ken Cunningham: Kecalf Cunningham ; with Ted White: Theodore ; father's name is not publicly known: Edward , Clarence Her father was shot by burglars in 1979 and remained in a coma from then until his death in 1984. Rev. Jesse Jackson presided over his funeral.

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  17. Biopic of soul great Sam Cooke in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RTE.ie

    According to The Hollywood Reporter , music and film producer Romeo Antonio has struck a deal with Cooke's family to develop the project, which will hope to shine new light on his death. Cooke was a major recording artist in the late 1950s and early 1960s, scoring 30 top-40 hits and working with luminaries such as Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye.

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  18. Aretha Franklin Making Sure 'Good People Of Bridgeport Have A Good Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | CTNow.com

    ... the songs they want to hear." Franklin, 72, will sing favorites and a number of cuts from her latest album, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics," which dropped in October. Iconic Music industry executive Clive Davis suggested that ...

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  19. Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin rolls into Las Vegas in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Los Angeles Times

    She's the Queen of Soul, the diva of all divas, a woman who could go by one name. Aretha Franklin brings her six-decade catalog classic hits to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for one night on Friday, Aug. 14. Franklin started as a gospel singer under her father's tutelage, even traveling on the road during his "gospel caravan" tours at age 14. She signed her first record deal by 18 and told her father she wanted to sing more like Sam Cooke.

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  20. RuPaul Plays 5 Truths & 1 Lie with PEOPLERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | People

    ... Twitter. The first thing I said to her was, 'Hey Kitty girl!' I say that to everybody. I took it from an Aretha Franklin song where she has an interlude when she talks to her friend on the phone. She starts the conversation by saying, 'Hey Kitty ...

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