Aretha Franklin Newswire

Aretha Franklin Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Aretha Franklin.

Results 1 - 20 of 535 in Aretha Franklin

  1. a Few Minutes with Sharon Jones of the Dap-KingsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nippertown!

    ... lauded albums with the Dap-Kings. "There's nothing retro about me," says the woman whose been compared to Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples and Carla Thomas. "I'll be 60 years old in May and to me retro is some young singer trying to imitate somebody ...


  2. Box sets from Bruce, Bob, Aretha and more for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Gazette

    This Box set cover image released by Atlantic Records shows "Aretha Franklin: The Atlantic Albums Collection." These 16 CDs highlight Franklin's explosive breakthrough with Atlantic in 1967 after years of struggling with Columbia, and continue through her more erratic output of the 1970s.


  3. Swing and Motown are still kingRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 28 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... to Detroit's Motown Record Corporation with featured works from Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin to name a few. Following on Monday, Nov. 30, Ray Baril and Jerrold Dubyk lead two big bands through a fusion of swing, jazz, ...


  4. Watch a New Music Video for Dirty Revival's "Dirty Love"Read the original story

    Friday Nov 27 | Northwest Music Scene

    Portland, Oregon's Dirty Revival , a five-piece soul/hip-hop group, are celebrating the release of their debut, self-titled full-length with a music video, "Dirty Love," which premiered via the gracious folks at CMJ. Featuring the resounding, and resonating, front woman Sarah Clarke, Evan "evv'n'flo" Simko , Terry Drysdale , Karl Ludwigsen , Jon Shaw , Chris Hardin , and Jon Clay , the septet delivers a record described by one concertgoer as "Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, and Rose Royce all blended up as one" on their debut.


  5. View scheduleRead the original story

    Friday Nov 27 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... the nation's most famous home. From the East Room of the White House, the President and First Lady welcome Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and others to perform songs made famous by generations of remarkable women of soul who overcame ...


  6. MacEwan University presents Showcase BandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... to the Motown Record Corporation in Detroit will feature works from Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin and many more! Tickets for both performances are $12 for adults and $10 for full-time students and seniors, and are ...


  7. Jill Scott Shares Her Love For All Things Soul TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Switched

    ... nationally from 1971 to 2006 and provided a platform for black music acts for everyone from James Brown, and Aretha Franklin to Run D.M.C. and Destiny's Child. It became the longest running nationally syndicated music program in television history ...


  8. Meet Eryn Allen Kane: The Young Soul Singer Adored By PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... - I feel bad for shouting out some people and not others, but I'm from Detroit, so a lot of Motown singers. Aretha Franklin too, because my mom used to play her gospel album before we'd go to church every Sunday. Probably social work. I'm really ...


  9. Patti LaBelle pies selling like hot cakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    ... social media has kept it going with numerous fan-created photo memes that feature tight- jawed icons such as Aretha Franklin, Cissy Houston, and Dionne Warwick mocking and disapproving of LaBelle's pies. "Aretha would probably outcook me and ...


  10. Watch the American Music Awards LivestreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | People

    ... supreme in the favorite soul/R&B female artist category - they're both nominated this year and are tied with Aretha Franklin and Mariah Carey , all of whom have scored the award four times. Also slated to perform is, Coldplay and Demi Lovato , Walk ...


  11. South Africa: Idols Finale: A Feast of EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 |

    ... also made waves. This Sunday, Judith will join forces with Top 2 finalist, Karabo for George Michael and Aretha Franklin's "I Knew You Were Waiting". Watch Idols on M-Net and Mzansi Magic on Sundays at 17:00. It will also be available on DStv Catch ...


  12. Track of the Day: 'Get Up!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The Atlantic

    It's off their latest album Fame Sessions , which they recorded at the legendary Muscle Shoals-based Fame Studios, which has previously been home to landmark records by a large number of Southern soul icons including Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett. The pilgrimage from Texas to Alabama to record the album also fueled and inspired the sound and some of the songs too.


  13. Box sets from Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin and more for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    No one does deluxe album reissues quite like Springsteen: 22 outtakes, half never before heard, a DVD of a concert from that era and a new film where he talks about his artistic choices at the time. Even more intriguing, he includes the completed single album he submitted in 1979 only to pull back .


  14. Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin among stars at papal eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    Celebrities including Jennifer Hudson , Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin and Andrea Bocelli will be performing at papal events in New York City and Philadelphia. Pope Francis is visiting those cities, as well as Washington, during his first trip to the United States from Sept.


  15. DIARY: Family PortraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Artforum Intl.

    Left: Aretha Franklin . Right: Author, sociologist, and MSNBC political analyst Michael Dyson and former US Attorney General Eric Holder.


  16. Review: Adele's 25 Is the Confessional Blockbuster You Wanted It to BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... Could that be a bigger key to her success than even that voice? As a singer she is often compared to Aretha Franklin, not altogether ludicrously, and for her own part the First Lady of Soul paid the compliment forward, or backward, by including ...


  17. Hop on Pop'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Mission Mission

    ... All-Stars" will keep you dancing throughout the night. Playing songs to the likes of James Brown, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Albert King and many more. "The Haight Street All-Stars" are fun from beginning to end. Come on out to enjoy some soul in ...


  18. Essays on Life - R-E-S-P-E-C-TRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Writer's Wanderings

    Otis Redding sang about it in 1965 and Aretha Franklin in 1967. Aretha even spelled it out in the chorus.


  19. Quick kicks for Nov. 19-25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... the public. For more information, visit, email [email protected] or call 608-757-2622. Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin and Bette Midler. While they'll never appear on stage together, you can see the next best thing as the ...


  20. Sara Tavares looks back to Lisbon's African rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | The Georgia Straight

    ... it via North America. "I was a big fan of Motown, and artists like the Jackson 5, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston," she says. "Then it was Cuban music, and all the Afro-Brazilian music like samba and Carnaval music. In ...