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  1. Andrew Morstein Releases 'Honeybee and Other Love Songs' on SuperStar RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... group Gentlemans Rule, Morstein has focused his energies on a new solo EP. Digging into Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Etta James and the Stax Records of the 60's and 70's, Andrew gravitated his passion from Opera (as a Bel canto Tenor) to ...

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  2. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, 'What I Need'Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | National Public Radio

    One of the central musical relationships in soul music is between a band's lead shouter and the other voices supporting her or him. In her glory years, Aretha Franklin musically conversed with her family of backup singers, the Sweet Inspirations; Otis Redding upped his own unbeatable energy in dialogue with the Memphis Horns.

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  3. Jazz in the Gardens adds Aretha Franklin, Janelle MonaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Janelle Monae will join Aretha Franklin and Usher at Jazz in the Gardens 2016 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. Janelle Monae will join Aretha Franklin and Usher at Jazz in the Gardens 2016 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens.

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  4. Beauty of Toledo's Gloria Ann Taylor preservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Toledo Blade

    A little bit of Diana Ross, a little bit of Robert Flack, a little bit of Dionne Warwick, a little bit of Aretha Franklin - it's hard to pin down North Toledo native Gloria Ann Taylor, except to say she did some exceptional funk, soul, disco, R&B, and rock singles in the '60s and '70s that went largely unnoticed until they were resurrected on the Internet in recent years. Now comes this well-polished and professional album, a companion to a new vinyl LP package, that gives listeners a taste of Taylor's power, grace, and tenderness.

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  5. Chicago singer Eryn Allen Kane learns to trust her remarkable voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... hyperbole, evokes not-at-all-outlandish comparisons to legendary singers such as Whitney Houston, Adele and Aretha Franklin. (If you want to see Kane live, the EP release show is Feb. 19 at City Winery.) Along with Prince, she's racked up ...

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  6. Former P.E.I. actress receives amazing opportunities as the lead in - ...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Guardian

    ... list of people that they would love to see perform. And whoever comes is a surprise. "So when I announced Aretha Franklin, the house went wild. They weren't expecting that. Her performance was outstanding. So it was kind of the big moment of the ...

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  7. Video: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary Carole King: Natural WomanRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Tomorrow" (The Shirelles), "Up on the Roof" (The Drifters) and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" ( Aretha Franklin ). Now, King tells her own story in the new documentary AMERICAN MASTERS -- CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering nationwide ...

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  8. Singer Gabrielle Goodman Releases Exciting New Spiritual Tapestry CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Washington including elements of gospel and jazz. It has even been said that Goodman sounds like a young Aretha Franklin on this track. The CD includes performances with musical giants like Patrice Rushen (piano) on City Called Heaven and Heaven ...

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  9. Online auditions offered to join Muscle Shoals music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... rs, ranging from Southern soul to rock to pop to country. Among the artists who have scored hits at FAME are Aretha Franklin , Wilson Pickett , Clarence Carter, Etta James , the Osmonds, Mac Davis , Jerry Reed, Shenandoah and Bobbi Gentry .

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  10. LaBelle vs. Franklin: Aretha Franklin to start food lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    American singer Aretha Franklin sings as Pope Francis and others listen during the World Meeting of Families festival in Philadelphia, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.

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  11. Composers Now to Welcome Rock Composers Joe Deninzon, Gene Pritsker, Mazz Swiff, 2/25Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... who transcends many genres, Joe has worked with Bruce Springsteen , Sheryl Crow , Les Paul, Phoebe Snow , Aretha Franklin , and Ritchie Blackmore, and performed for President Clinton. He is heard on over 100 recordings and jingles as a violinist and ...

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  12. Ticket Tracker: Aretha Franklin coming to St. Augustine next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Florida Times-Union

    In a March 4, 2015, file photo, singer Aretha Franklin is interviewed after a taping for American Idol XIV at The Fillmore Detroit. Tickets are $59, $79 and $99 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the amphitheater box office, the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall box office and through Ticketmaster.

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  13. Aretha Franklin Coming to Van Wezel, 3/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Both a 20th and 21st century musical and cultural icon known the world over, Aretha Franklin, the reigning and undisputed "Queen Of Soul," makes her Sarasota debut at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, March 29th at 8pm, performing The Hits And The Great Diva Classics! With eighteen GRAMMY Awards to date, Aretha's timeless legendary hits packed full of empowering lyrics have truly made their mark on our collective musical culture. "Respect," "I Say A Little Prayer," and " A Natural Woman" make up a few of her countless classics from her amazing legacy that spans an incredible six decades.

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  14. Aretha Franklin launching food line: Patti LaBelle adding more productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    The latest news about Aretha Franklin probably won't do much to quell chatter that she has beef with Patti Labelle. The Queen of Soul told Detroit's Channel 4 that she is planning to launch her own food line, which will include desserts.

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  15. Aretha Franklin Launching Food Product LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | ContactMusic.com

    The Respect singer has told Detroit, Michigan's Local News 4 Today she is working with an organisation in Arizona on a new range of chilli and gumbo. And there's a chicken and dressing dish, which Aretha insists will be "in a loaf pan, kind of like you've seen Sara Lee cakes."

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  16. Andrew Morstein Releases 'Honeybee and Other Love Songs' on SuperStar RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... group Gentlemans Rule, Morstein has focused his energies on a new solo EP. Digging into Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Etta James and the Stax Records of the 60's and 70's, Andrew gravitated his passion from Opera (as a Bel canto Tenor) to ...

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  17. Aretha Franklin launching dessert lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | KIDK CBS 3

    The latest news about Aretha Franklin probably won't do much to quell chatter that she has a beef with Patti LaBelle. The Queen of Soul told Detroit's Channel 4 that she is planning to launch her own food line, which will include desserts.

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  18. Former P.E.I. actress the lead in - Beautiful, the Carole King Musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Guardian

    ... list of people that they would love to see perform. And whoever comes is a surprise. "So when I announced Aretha Franklin, the house went wild. They weren't expecting that. Her performance was outstanding. So it was kind of the big moment of the ...

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  19. Former backup singer La Havas shows new confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | SFGate

    ... reason why La Havas stands out among her soul sisters is that she's found inspiration beyond Etta James , Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield . She cites jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald as her most profound influence, declaring that "she still has the ...

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  20. Aretha Franklin plans her own food line which includes chili and gumboRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | MLive.com

    WDIV Local 4 News spoke to "The Queen of Soul" on the phone who said she is planning to launch her own line of food products. Franklin says she has already met with a company in Phoenix to start developing the food.

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