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Her Royal Highness: Aretha Franklin Reigns in New York

All hail the Queen! Her majesty, the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, poured plenty of soul, blues, gospel, jazz and even some humor on audiences Wednesday night at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. In her only […]

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Aretha Franklin Earns GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Induction

Aretha Franklin holds a Grammy Legend Award and a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, and now she adds the induction to the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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Classic Soul Train Album Spotlight: Aretha Franklin’s I Never Loved a Man The Way I Love You

The all-time undisputed Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin had recorded a number of albums on the Columbia label from 1960 to 1965, but those recordings never showcased the

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Aretha Franklin Slams Media: Research My Worldwide Audience

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is very much interested in taking a seat on the next season of American Idol. While some seem to think she may not be

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Top Ten Cover Songs

Let’s talk cover songs.  From bar bands to superstar hit makers, artists of every genre have done them (some better than others); and while the list could go

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Songwriter of Aretha Franklin’s ‘You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman’ Named BMI Icon

Veteran songwriter Carole King will be crowned BMI Icon during the 60th Annual Pop Music Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 15 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in

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Soul Train History Book: Smokey and Aretha

There have been many great singing duets over the years: Marvin & Tammi, Peaches & Herb, Mickey & Sylvia. But anyone who was watching a Soul Train episode

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Aretha Franklin Issues Warning To Today’s Stars

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has issued a stern note of caution to today's reining stars including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and other chart-topping acts. While

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Soul Train History Book: The Queen “Ruleth” The Soul Train

By 1973, Soul Train had become a national phenomenon. Its creator and host, Don Cornelius, has said that when big-name artists such as The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder

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Aretha Franklin Set to Headline Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Ceremony, President Obama to Speak

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has been tapped to provide the musical entertainment for this weekend’s dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National



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