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  1. Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas Kick Off VMAs Weekend at...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... to showcase my voice on an album." Much of the new material, she noted, was inspired by classic singers like Aretha Franklin , whom Lovato honored last evening with a no-holds-barred cover of "Ain't No Way." The singer stuck with her hits for much ...

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  2. Music Exclusive: The Nightowls Premiere a oeNobody But YouaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Austin Monthly

    ... in the group's love of Southern soul music and pays tribute to some of FAME Studio's recording artists, like Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, Etta James and Wilson Pickett. The Nightowls were joined on the record by bassist David Hood and organist ...

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  3. Kristin Chenoweth Is an Evil Clipper, Everyone's Following Aaron Tveit & More Lessons of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Broadway

    ... know us, eminently practical and yet appropriate as always. Hot off the heels of Gloria and Emilio Estefan , Aretha Franklin wants to see her life on the stage. We're all for it, if only because A) "Natural Woman" deserves to be in multiple Broadway ...

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  4. Mike FarrisRead the original story

    Friday | Statesboro Herald

    ... kept coming: first, to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame's 16th Annual American Music Masters concert honoring Aretha Franklin, then TEDx Nashville, and then to the inaugural Austin City Limits Hall of Fame with Double Trouble. Mike's spirited, ...

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  5. R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin Wants Her Life Story on Broadway; Could Audra McDonald Star?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Broadway

    This has made us " Think !" Aretha Franklin wants her life story on Broadway. "I would like to see it be a dramatic musical," the Queen of Soul told Billboard .

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  6. The Swampers' Spooner Oldham on his amazing career, reissue of his only solo albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Alabama Live

    Equally capable of evoking a smoky barroom, curvy sensuality or river current, Spooner Oldham's impeccable keyboard playing set the atmosphere for quintessential soul hits. Chief among them: the electric piano on Aretha Franklin's smoldering 1967 hit "I Never Loved a Man "; purring organ on Percy Sledge's gorgeous 1966 ballad "When A Man Loves A Woman;" the chirping fills on Wilson Pickett's strutting "Mustang Sally," also from '66.

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  7. Aretha Franklin eyeing Broadway life story musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The Queen of Soul is already in negotiations for a possible film and TV mini-series about her life, and now she reveals she is talking to actress and director Marsha Mason about a stage show. She tells Billboard.com, "I would like to see it be a dramatic musical.

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  8. Will Broadway Become Aretha Franklin's Freeway of Love?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Playbill

    Singer Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" known for such hits as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "Chain of Fools," had told Billboard magazine that she'd like to see her life story on the Great White Way. Franklin, 73, told Billboard, "I would like to see it be a dramatic musical.

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  9. Aretha Franklin Considering Putting Her Life Story on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Billboard

    The Queen of Soul is ready to spread some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on the Great White Way. Aretha Franklin has spoken for years about a possible biopic with the Lifetime Channel.

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  10. Aretha Franklin in Talks with Marsha Mason to Bring Her Life Story to BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Billboard writes that Aretha Franklin is in discussions with veteran actress Marsha Mason to develop a production for the Great White Way. Mason, who has starred on Broadway in IMPRESSIONISM, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA and more, is reportedly "very amenable and would love to do it."

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  11. Jennifer Hudson takes on two major roles as 'Shug Avery' and Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    ... The Color Purple and is also in conversation with the director of the upcoming biopic on the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. In an article released by People on Aug 24 the news of Jennifer Hudson's broadway debut to star as "Shug Avery" was ...

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  12. Aretha Franklin live at Hard Rock Casino's The JointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    Aretha Franklin will perform live at The Joint October 22nd at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, click HERE . Tickets start at $75 .

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  13. 5 must-see concerts in Cleveland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Cleveland.com

    Orgone 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 26 Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Heights Boulevard, Cleveland Heights Tickets: $12 advance, $14 day of show via Orgone, "Ain't No Use" Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles 9 p.m. Thursday, August 27 Beachland Tavern, 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland Tickets: $12 advance, $15 day of show via Ticketweb Although known for his work with Snarky Puppy-who won a Grammy in 2014 for a collaboration with Lalah Hathaway-Cory Henry is an accomplished organist and solo performer who dabbles in gospel, jazz, funk and soul. Need proof of his talent? Just ask previous collaborators Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, David Byrne, Sara Bareilles and Kirk Franklin.

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  14. Show Review: Aretha Franklin at Chene Park Sat., August 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Metro Times

    WHO: Aretha Franklin, Isley Brothers WHEN: Sat., August 22, 2015 WHERE: Chene Park It's 12:30 on Sunday morning and 73-year old Aretha Franklin still doesn't want to leave the stage at Chene Park. She is waving and thanking her fans as "Respect" finishes up, her stellar band going into "There's No Business Like Show Business" to finally play her off.

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  15. Chico artista s songs reflect on life, loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Mercury-Register

    ... who stand the test of time like Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, Leanoard Cohen and singers with nice soul like Aretha Franklin and Sam Cook - typically it's music that has a strong voice at the center of it, a voice that is not necessarily passive but has ...

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  16. Aretha Franklin Plans 5-Star Club to Celebrate Detroit's RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Patch.com

    The "Queen of Soul" says she and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert are talking about building a nightclub like Motown has never seen. In an exclusive interview with WWJ/CBS Detroit, Aretha Franklin said she and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert are collaborating on a five-star entertainment complex in downtown Detroit that will rival anything Motown has ever seen.

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  17. The Big 3: Biggest events this weekend in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Detroit News

    ... Gilbert, Chase Rice and Old Dominion. 5 p.m. Saturday. $37.50-$142. 2000 Brush, Detroit. (313) 262-2000. 3. Aretha Franklin with the Isley Brothers at Chene Park: The Queen of Soul teams up with the Isley Brothers for a night of R&B hits under the ...

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  18. Detroit weekend traffic report from Ashlee BaracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... ELD. ? PLAN ON KENNY CHESTNEY PUTTING ON A GREAT SHOW AND DRAWING HUGE CROWDS, AS WELL AS THE QUEEN OF SOUL. ARETHA FRANKLIN WILL BE PERFORMING HERE AT SHAIN PARK TOMORROW AND AS IF HER FANS WON'T CAUSE ENOUGH CONGESTION IN THE AREA, SO WILL THE FANS

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  19. Alabama Shakes Delivers at the S.B. BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... Howard's singing, however, owes more to the style of such male greats as Otis Redding than it does to Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, who happened to precede Howard on the Bowl's stage by only eight days this summer. Is there any better way to ...

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  20. Daily Dish: 8/21/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... on data from Nielsen, IMDB, Box Office Mojo, and interviews with managers, agents and lawyers. DETROIT -- Aretha Franklin says she wants to open a Detroit entertainment venue that would include a nightclub and fine dining. The Queen of Soul tells ...

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