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R.I.P., Queen of Soul

Steamhead
Steamhead Member Posts: 14,832
Aretha Franklin died today, at age 76.

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  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,301
    edited August 2018
    Yeah...bummer. Same day as Elvis & Babe Ruth. A lot of royalty-a King, a Queen and a Sultan.
    steve
    NY_Rob
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,234
    edited August 2018
    I am a Willie Nelson Fan. She did a great job on a song he wrote, "Night Life", knocked it out of the park. U can here it on U tube. Great talent.
  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 4,187
    None of these bubble gum pop stars could hold a candle to Aretha's talent. Singing without all the synthesized ranges.
    Her cameo in The Blues Brothers was great.
    "The Blooze Brothas? They still owe you money fool!"
    You better THINK!
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,832
    Here's one you might not expect. Luciano Pavarotti was supposed to perform at the 1998 Grammys, but he got sick. So Ms. Franklin stepped in:



    All I could say was..... Wow.
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  • The Steam Whisperer
    The Steam Whisperer Member Posts: 756
    Was a sad day Our church music director comes out of the jazz scene in Detroit from the same roots as Aretha Franklin. Gritty edgy and REAL!
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