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  1. Aretha Franklin, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics"Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    I prefer the production on "Who's Zooming Who" to "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics . " Franklin's dated 1985 release sounds more modern than her latest, which dropped last week.

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  2. Kelly Clarkson Covers Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... always harbored an interest in that classic sound -- her debut album, Thankful , included a bonus cover of Aretha Franklin 's "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Shared influences aside, Clarkson covering "Stay With Me" seems fitting -- it's ...

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  3. Why Aretha Franklin might be losing respectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Post

    Once upon a time Aretha Franklin was the greatest singer on earth. On this covers album, she's the woman sitting next to you in church making sure everybody hears her say "Amen" louder than anything else in creation.

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  4. Hip-Hop Star Chance The Rapper Relies On SensaphonicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ProSoundWeb

    ... is all over the stage!" Aaron Patkin's first encounter with Sensaphonics IEMs came when he was working for Aretha Franklin, who was considering a switch to in-ears. "We brought in all the major brands for her to try," recalls Patkin. "Aretha did not ...

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  5. Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the BoneRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    ... In asking for security "Protection" is strikes an independent stance; it's one soul-rocker that Aretha Franklin should feel right at home singing. When Williams sneers on "East Side of town" at some affluent do-gooder that "when you find yourself in ...

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  6. 'Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics' review: Still the QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... this would have been a huge mistake. Few singers would ever consider tackling Barbra Streisand's However, Aretha Franklin is unlike any other artist, and her new album shows why. On "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" (RCA), aided by ...

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  7. Plan your week in entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    Plan your week in entertainment Aretha Franklin's back with 'Diva,' and tweens go high fashion in 'Project Runway: Threads.' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tDeTKl Chef Richard Blais hosts the new Food Network show 'Hungry Games,' premiering Monday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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  8. Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis reunite for 'Diva Classics'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Aretha Franklin, shown at a recent preview in New York of her new album, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics," reunited with producer Clive Davis on the project. Aretha Franklin, shown at a recent preview in New York of her new album, "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics," reunited with producer Clive Davis on the project.

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  9. David Bronson's 'Songbird' - Exclusive Song PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Guitar World

    ... landmark "plastic soul" album Young Americans , Clark has lent her talents to recordings and performances by Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Al Green, Bruce Springsteen, and Beyonce, to name a few. Following up his double-album epic The ...

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  10. Aretha Franklin takes on divas, comes out swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Aretha Franklin sings the sound of America like nobody else alive -- a point of unceasing pride for Detroit, the place she was raised and remains near today. So the release of "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" raises one question right off: Does the singular Queen of Soul really need to borrow from other divas? The answer is she doesn't need to do anything, but a dive into the realm of other divas is a solid move.

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  11. Entertainment News Matthew Morrison Is MarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    Get ready! Aretha Franklin's newest album drops tomorrow. She calls it "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics."

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  12. 'The Sales Brothers: Latent Talent & Incendiary Soul'.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNN

    ... solo album 'Hired Guns' explores a lost era of soul fresh from the Stax/ Volt legacy re-evoking Sam & Dave, Aretha Franklin and James Brown's authentic vocalisations. Author Stephanie Lynne Thorburn has been archiving the careers of these less ...

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  13. Aretha Franklin, - Sings the Great Diva Classics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boston.com

    Divas are everywhere these days, but there's still only one Aretha. At age 72, Franklin can still shut down the competition with a breathtaking, gospel-trained grace and power.

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  14. David Letterman's Cue-Card Holder Tony Mendez Fired For Assaulting ColleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ContactMusic.com

    ... he is also currently the host of his own YouTube comedy show. Known as one of music's great divas herself, Aretha Franklin's newest album of covers puts diva on top of diva as the Queen of Soul... US television giant CBS Corp. is set to receive a ...

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  15. Alberta artist to sing from the soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... down to any one genre. Her soulful voice can evoke nostalgic memories of legends such as Amy Winehouse and Aretha Franklin, and yet there is an original, fresh quality to her music that sets her apart from any other. Vriend's parents knew they had a ...

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  16. Aretha Franklin - Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics [iTunes Plus AAC M4A]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | 9Down.Com

    Description: Aretha Franklin, the incomparable "Queen of Soul," will release her highly anticipated brand new studio LP ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS on October 21st, featuring the . album s lead single, Adele's "Rolling In The Deep ."

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  17. Aretha comes out swingingRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Arab Times

    Aretha Franklin sings the sound of America like nobody else alive - a point of unceasing pride for Detroit, the place she was raised and remains near today. So the release of "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" raises one question right off: Does the singular Queen of Soul really need to borrow from other divas? The answer is she doesn't need to do anything, but a dive into the realm of other divas is a solid move.

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  18. On the road: One-time-only art walk in Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Herald

    ... Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., "Hair," "2001: A Space Odyssey," Johnny Cash, George Wallace and Aretha Franklin are just a handful of subjects from the exhibit, which is organized chronologically by month. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday ...

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  19. Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee Clive Davis still in tune with musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Newsday

    Music mogul Clive Davis and Whitney Houston arrive at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party held at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 10, 2007 in Beverly Hills, Calif. For music business legend Clive Davis -- known as "The Man with the Golden Ears," the man who discovered Whitney Houston and Barry Manilow, the man who took the careers of Santana and Rod Stewart to new heights and hopes to do the same for Aretha Franklin -- the love of business came first.

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  20. Albums of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | This Is London

    ... demands. For once the heart does not sink at the prospect of someone taking on the "great diva classics", as Aretha Franklin is already in that celestial company: the queen of soul has the hit singles and albums; the fluctuations in weight and ...

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