Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan, Dolly Parton Make 'USA Today' List of the '100 Women of the Century'

In the “entertainment” section, the late Queen of Soul, the Cuban-American Pop singer and the Country superstar were picked alongside several other notable music artists, including Celia Cruz, Queen Latifah, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone.
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These Picture Books Based On Popular Songs Will Make You Sing

Four new picture books are based on song titles and lyrics from the classic tracks “Move The Crowd”, by Eric B. & Rakim, Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”, Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”, and The Go-Gos’ “We Got The Beat.”
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Kelly Clarkson Covers ‘Natural Woman’ Nearly 20 Years After Singing It on ‘American Idol’

Kelly Clarkson sang Aretha Franklin’s ‘Natural Woman’ nearly 20 years after performing it on American Idol. The 37-year-old chose the classic tune to honor International Women’s Day.
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Aretha Franklin Sings National Anthem

Aretha Franklin sang the National Anthem during of the NFL’s Thanksgiving day games. The average length of the National Anthem is under 2 minutes, but Aretha’s was almost 5 minutes long! Listen to the Wake Up Call talk about the diva’s lengthy anthem: Aretha Franklin Sings National Anthem
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