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  1. All hail the Queen of Soul: Franklin still gets 'Respect'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Aretha Franklin is riding on the freeway, or maybe it's just I-70, on her way home to Detroit from Washington, D.C. She was in the nation's capital to play for the president at the White House, but that's old hat to her. She played for President Jimmy Carter and President Bill Clinton, and it was President George W. Bush who awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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  2. Brit singer Rumer dazzles, demurs at Hollywood Forever's Masonic LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Her voice recalls that of Karen Carpenter. Her look is very Laura Nyro. And her song "Aretha" wasn't just inspired by the legendary soul star - it literally describes the act of listening to Aretha Franklin.

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  3. Tony Bennett & Lady GagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... connected over the next four years - professionally and personally. Where guest spots by Andrea Bocelli and Aretha Franklin matched the jazz legend in gravitas and ability, Gaga's enthusiasm and irreverence warranted Cheek to Cheek and its ...

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  4. Sawyer Sweeten, - Everybody Loves Raymond' Actor, Dead at 19 of SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Houston Chronicle

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  5. 'Everybody Loves Raymond' actor dead at 19 of suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  6. The Waterboys' Mike Scott Sees the Ghost of Elvis in Modern BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Village Voice

    ... from the Sixties and Seventies. He goes back to '67 and Percy Sledge. Then he played with James Brown and Aretha Franklin. He's on 'I'll Take You There' by the Staples Singers. Fantastic musician. He raises everyone in the band's game." Scott says ...

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  7. SummerTyne decades of delightsRead the original story

    Thursday | The Northern Echo

    ... soul classics including I'm Your Puppet and Cry Like a Baby. Penn (with Chips Moman) wrote the defining Aretha Franklin track Do Right Woman and Oldham's distinctive keyboard sound was key to seminal recordings including When a Man Loves a Woman and ...

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  8. Woman who designed famous Vegas welcome sign diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | SFGate

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  9. Take a trip to MotownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Falmouth Packet

    If you're a fan of the sound and energy of Motown, then pencil in a night at the Princess Pavilion for Saturday, April 25. The evening promises to be a full on, all singing, all dancing Motown tribute spectacular, featuring not one, but two amazing Live Motown tribute bands. Get the party started with dynamic vocal group Mission Blue, a spectacular outfit which combines wonderful harmonies with superb dance routines in an action-packed show that includes hits from The Four Tops, Supremes, Barry White, Aretha Franklin, Luther Van Dross, Chaka Khan, Tina Turner plus other Soul & Motown classics.

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  10. LIVE: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 3/28/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Nippertown!

    ... "Make It Rain" that felt like a vintage cut from the Hi Records catalog. It takes gumption to cover Aretha Franklin, but even the Queen of Soul herself would have approved of Sister Sparrow's thrilling take on "Dr. Feelgood," a performance that ...

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  11. Aretha Franklin still getting a ton of 'Respect' at age 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Aretha Franklin is riding on the freeway, or maybe it's just I-70, on her way home to Detroit from Washington, D.C. She was in the nation's capital to play for the president at the White House, but that's old hat to her.

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  12. Alabama Shakes Powerhouse Brittany Howard On Her Inspirations:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Details

    In 2012, Alabama Shakes released their first album, Boys & Girls , a rollicking southern-rock workout that earned two Grammy nominations and introduced the world to frontwoman Brittany Howard, whose soulful, guttural wails on the breakout hit "Hold On" managed to channel both Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin. The Shakes' long-awaited follow-up, Sound & Color , out today, features a revamped sound: more psychedelic, a touch funkier than the bluesy songs of the past.

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  13. Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | SFGate

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  14. Deal Of The Day: 60% Off The Commitments MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Londonist

    ... and a group of weedy but passionate aspiring musicians. They may not immediately have the soulful punch of Aretha Franklin and Otis Reading, but they have the commitment, and are hell-bent on heading up an Irish soul revolution. Expect numbers such ...

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  15. Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cape Cod Times

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. hit became a standard that ...

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  16. Actor Ben Powers, known for 'Good Times' TV role, dies at 64Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  17. Bahamas R&B singer Johnny Kemp of 'Just Got Paid' fame diesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  18. R&B singer found floating at beach diesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | News Times

    ... for Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. The Southern California ...

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  19. Lesli Margherita, Amy Jo Jackson & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... album Still Waiting? and newly released radio hit "Don't Know," as well as a tribute to Carmen McCrae and Aretha Franklin and a bit of bossa nova jazz. As an NYC-based singer, songwriter, and actress, Badia has been seen off-Broadway in Sistas: The ...

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  20. Leslie Margherita, Amy Jo Jackson & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... album Still Waiting? and newly released radio hit "Don't Know," as well as a tribute to Carmen McCrae and Aretha Franklin and a bit of bossa nova jazz. As an NYC-based singer, songwriter, and actress, Badia has been seen off-Broadway in Sistas: The ...

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