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  1. Mile High Soul Club Will Play the 2014 Westword DishRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    ... Tyler Jacobson and Steve Cervantes rotate on the ones and twos, curating sets of well-known favorites by Aretha Franklin and the Five Du-Tones and more obscure tracks by the likes of the Showstoppers and Rita & the Tiaras. The DJ trio has recently ...

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  2. The best Twin Cities concerts this weekend: 8/22-8/24Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... like Lee "Scratch" Perry and King Tubby, plus distorted guitars on top. -Sarah Stanley-Ayre 18+, $5, 9 PM Aretha Franklin with the Four Tops Minnesota State Fair Grandstand The incredible Aretha Franklin, 72, has bounced back from an apparently dire ...

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  3. The Big Gigs, Aug. 22-28: Aretha, Tim McGraw, Katy Perry and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... Fest, Sims & Astronautalist, Escovedo & Ely, Dr. Dog and the Totally Gross National Party. As is her wont, Aretha Franklin will sing a few of her classics and showcase her considerable interpretive powers at the grandstand. Don't be surprised, ...

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  4. Music spotlights: Aretha, Tim McGraw, Katy Perry and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    As is her wont, Aretha Franklin will sing a few of her classics and showcase her considerable interpretive powers at the grandstand.

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  5. Tara HendricksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... has painstakingly created a name for herself here, artistrically inspired by powerhouse vocalists like Aretha Franklin and Mary J. Blige - and she's a charismatic songstress , a star just waiting to rise. She's performed alongside renowned artists ...

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  6. Contemporary Jazz Singer Cheryl Barnes Has Been Nominated for a...Read the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Facebook pages and Twitter feeds. The album was produced by Rahn Coleman who has worked with legends such as Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Barry White, Ray Charles and Tom Jones. Barnes' show will be under the musical direction of the executive ...

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  7. Douglas Todd: Human - dignity' is the focus of much social debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... have proposed that one value with the potential to bring everyone together is dignity. Or, as singer Aretha Franklin put it in her famous R & B song, "R-E-S-P-E-C-T a All I'm askin' / is for a little respect." After the horrors of the Second World ...

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  8. Commitments sing soul version of Irish RoverRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... to celebrate the big day in true Irish style. Featuring over 20 classic soul songs including Think by Aretha Franklin, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, Papa Was A Rolling Stone by The Temptations, Night Train by James Brown, In ...

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  9. Kenny Lavender - Conscious Journeys, Part 1 & 2Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... 13 and studied music at Indiana University and the University of North Florida. He worked with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck, and the Manhattan Transfer. He cut his teeth working with several jazz orchestras, including the ...

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  10. Event at City Hall will celebrate the 94th anniversary of women's right to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Jenkins, District Attorney Craig Watkins, Sheriff Lupe Valdez and other elected officials will be on hand. Aretha Franklin will perform at a sold-out show Sept. 6 at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House to raise money for CitySquare. The event, ...

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  11. Why Aretha is the greatest vocalist of them allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    Aretha Franklin is the greatest vocalist of all time in popular music. So said Rolling Stone magazine in a list of the 100 greatest singers published in 2008.

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  12. Shindig Features Music, New Billy Reid T-Shirt LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Southern Living

    The Shoals area of Northeast Alabama has a history with good music. Just take a look back 40 years ago and you'll see music legends-Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more-and chart-topping hits bursting from the modest brick recording studios of Muscle Shoals.

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  13. Aretha Franklin still angry with Ont. Johnny RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The London Free Press

    Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has responded to a story regarding what she says really happened at Johnny Rockets, the restaurant inside the Fallsview Casino hotel in Niagara Falls, Ont.

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  14. Kelley MickweeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Ink 19

    "River Girl" starts with a lazy B3 organ setting the stage, and when Mickwee sings "I just wanna sleep all day/Rain on my roof" you can't be faulted for remembering other classic Memphis moments, that of Dusty Springfield's Dusty in Memphis or that great southern soul of Aretha Franklin.

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  15. Ruthie Foster CD ReleaseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Austin American Statesman

    ... "Outlaw." - Peter Blackstock With a naturally expressive voice that has drawn comparisons to greats like Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald, Texas-based singer and songwriter Ruthie Foster has a wide palette of American song forms -- gospel and ...

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  16. Napa's Queen of the Valley nurses' first-ever strike draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... may have mistaken those efforts for something else. Filling the sidewalk along Trancas Street, and with Aretha Franklin's "Respect" booming from a loudspeaker and passing motorists honking and shouting in solidarity, the picketing nurses say they're ...

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  17. Aesthetically ItRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Insight News

    ... including Italian ice, live music, photo booths, sculptures and more. Since the 1960s the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin has been amazing audiences across the world. She is best known for the classics "Respect" and "Rock Steady." She is joined by ...

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  18. Freddie Hall in a special one-off performance in SohamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Ely Standard

    A combination of Motown, soul and R&B featuring the best music of the 60s and 70s, Freddie Hall has performed on the Las Vegas strip and with many well-known musicians such as James Montgomery, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight.

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  19. Worker screams at Aretha FranklinRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Gleaner

    The legendary singer came under fire when she tried to eat her to-go meal in a Johnny Rockets restaurant in Ontario recently, her spokesperson claimed.

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  20. Keeney Koolers Concert Series Gets Wethersfield DancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    Latanya Farrell of the Bookman Styles Band only got through belting out the first three letters of the word "respect"--the first lyric of the famous Aretha Franklin song--before the microphone cut out on her.

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