Aretha Franklin Newswire

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  1. Young Portlaoise guitarist set to jam with funk legendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Leinster Express

    ... out gig in the Grand Social in Dublin. Ralph Rolle has played with such music legends as Paul Simon, Slash, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Costello, Sting and Smokey Robinson and played at the Electric Picnic last year. Risn studied music at the Ballyfermot ...

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  2. Uber Hires Former AG Eric Holder To Investigate Alleged Sexual Harassment, Lack Of Diversity At UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    FEBRUARY 27: US President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder react at the introduction of singer Aretha Franklin who sung during a farewell ceremony at the Justice Department February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The ceremony was held to unveil the Attorney Generals official portrait and commemorate his tenure before his expected departure from the department after more than six years of service.

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  3. Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with R&B MIXTAPE, a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. R&B MIXTAPE will take audiences on a trip down memory lane with nostalgic hits that iconic artists like Aretha Franklin , James Brown , Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye made popular as well as contemporary hits by some of the most influential R&B artists of today such as Grammy nominee Ryan Shaw and N'Kenge, a versatile vocalist known for her role of Mary Wells in Motown: The Musical and for starring in the Michael Jackson Tribute Show world tour.

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  4. Man finds personal documents from ArethaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXYZ

    A Detroit man says he rediscovered a whole bunch of Aretha Franklin items, including some fairly sensitive documents like old tax returns, contracts, and cancer X-Rays. The man, who did not want to be identified, claims he also has what look like old masters and recordings from the queen of soul.

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  5. For the Record: Paste Quarterly and Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | AdWeek

    ... Bonnie Bishop and Courtney Barnett. And inside the magazine, a timely 50th anniversary look-back at Aretha Franklin's seminal album I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, released March 10, 1967. The piece has some cool quotes from people like ...

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  6. ADVOCACY: It's Time for Congress to Get Serious About Artists' Performance Rights - #irespectmusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | All About Jazz

    ... care about their creative class-grant reciprocal treatment to Americans? It goes like this: When you hear Aretha Franklin sing "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" written by Otis Redding on the radio in your car, that economic transaction results in Otis Redding (the ...

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  7. Steve Smith: Aretha Franklin to record final album, Axl Rose and AC/DC plan new recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | San Bernardino County Sun

    In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin wonít say what has caused her latest health problems, but says sheís had a ìmiraculousî recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

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  8. It's Time For Congress To Get Serious About Artists' Performance Rights - #IRespectMusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Hypebot

    ... care about their creative class-grant reciprocal treatment to Americans? It goes like this: When you hear Aretha Franklin sing "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" written by Otis Redding on the radio in your car, that economic transaction results in Otis Redding (the ...

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  9. Opinion: Beyonce is our era's most important artist, Grammy or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CU Independent

    ... often criticize this generation for lacking timeless performers. They raised me on Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Bootsy Collins, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Roberta Flack and the list goes on, and yet, ...

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  10. Hey, Mr. President: It's time to make spellcheck great againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... on a few press schedules in 2015. And President Barack Obama memorably dropped an important "E'' in praising Aretha Franklin as the queen of soul in 2014: He was talking about her signature song and said that Franklin "told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant ...

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  11. 'Respect' Wasn't A Feminist Anthem Until Aretha Franklin Made It OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | National Public Radio

    On this day 50 years ago, a little-known gospel singer from Detroit went into a New York City recording studio to try to jump-start her career. No one saw it coming, but the song Aretha Franklin laid down on Valentine's Day 1967 would go on to become one of the greatest recordings of all time.

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  12. Aretha Franklin retiring after releasing Stevie Wonder-produced album ++ more tribute show detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Brooklynvegan

    Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has been active since the 1950s, and she remains that way. She's got upcoming shows booked, and she's planning to release a Stevie Wonder -produced album this September.

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  13. Adele's Grammy dominance proves she's one of the all-time greatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Cleveland.com

    ... if she hasn't already. She just beat Beyonce. Madonna and Joni Mitchell are looking over their shoulders. Aretha Franklin is in her sights. Besides, Adele didn't just beat Beyonce once. She beat her several times. That's not a fluke. It's not even a ...

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  14. Soul Rock Singer Jessie Galante Signs with Tanzan Music; New Album out in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... sch - Hartbeat Magazine, Germany, "Jessie's voice is as raw as Tina Turner at her best and has the volume of Aretha Franklin and a general strength that makes all her exploits and artistry seem effortless. Her Voice is as big as Ayers rock"

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  15. Aretha Franklin Fast FactsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | WICU12 Erie

    Children: with Ken Cunningham: Kecalf Cunningham ; with Ted White: Theodore ; father's name is not publicly known: Edward , Clarence Her father was shot by burglars in 1979 and remained in a coma until his death in 1984. Rev. Jesse Jackson presided over his funeral.

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  16. Franklin plans album before her retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Courier

    Aretha Franklin is planning to retire this year, she told Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4, the city's NBC affiliate. The singer says she will make one more album, with several tracks produced by Stevie Wonder, and will otherwise limit herself to "some select things, many one a month, for six months out of the year" as she devotes more time to her grandchildren.

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  17. Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Randy Newman and more salute Tom Petty at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Los Angeles Times

    ... entering its 27th year of providing assistance to musicians in need. Past honors have gone to Bob Dylan , Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney , Neil Young, Quincy Jones , Tony Bennett, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, among others. "I'm really at a ...

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  18. Aretha Franklin Deserves More RespectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... of Soul," who is turning 75, announced she'll be retiring later this year. But what a career it's been. Aretha Franklin is one of the most celebrated women in music history. She's been hailed as the "Queen of Soul" since forever , was the first ...

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  19. Aretha Franklin wows charity crowd in possibly her last Indy performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    In what may very well have been the Queen of Soul's last performance in Indy, Aretha Franklin headlined the Giving Gig at the downtown Marriott Saturday night. "Well as long as we're together, baby, I want you to show some respect for me," she said to the crowd.

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  20. Tom Petty is feted by peers and industry leaders at record-breaking...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... entering its 27th year of providing assistance to musicians in need. Past honors have gone to Bob Dylan , Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney , Neil Young, Quincy Jones , Tony Bennett, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, among others. "I'm really at a ...

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