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Aretha Franklin: Amsterdam 1968

2 days agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

In May 1968, Aretha Franklin was in her prime when she performed in Amsterdam during her first tour abroad. She was there to promote her new album, Lady Soul, after switching to Atlantic Records. Aretha and the Sweet Inspirations, her...        

35 Years Ago: James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles Star in 'The Blues Brothers'

The success of The Blues Brothers, the film comedy that opened on June 20, 1980, helped re-energize the careers of three giants of soul and R&B: Aretha Franklin, James Brown and Ray Charles. Many critics hailed their musical performances as the best parts of Continue reading…

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Today is the Sesquicentennial Juneteenth, commemorating the formal abolition of slavery in Texas on this day in 1865, and eventually being recognized as Emancipation Day nationally. Here's Aretha Franklin performing...

RESPECT: Little girl channels Aretha Franklin with dance routine

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos

RESPECT: Little girl channels Aretha Franklin with dance routine

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including 6-year-old Johanna's "spicy" Aretha Franklin inspired dance and sharing kisses with Marnie the affectionate parakeet.

Six-Year-Old Gets Mad R-E-S-P-E-C-T Via Sassy Dance Routine

Johanna Colon, 6, has become a viral video sensation following her sassy dance recital routine to Aretha Franklin's classic song "Respect." We imagine Aretha would be proud.

Tiny Tot Channels Her Inner Aretha

So much soul in such a small package! This young girl certainly deserves all our R-E-S-P-E-C-T as she channels her inner Aretha Franklin at her dance recital!

Diva of the Day: Johanna the Tap Dancer Just Wants Some ‘Respect’

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

Look out vegan-diet Beyonce, there’s a new diva in town and she’s stealing your spotlight. A sassy six-year-old from North Carolina has taken center stage on the Internet with her over the top performance of Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.”...Show More Summary

6-Year-Old Girl Brings Down The House With Sassy Aretha Franklin Dance

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Six-year-old Johanna Colón stole the show at her dance recital this weekend with her fierce and fabulous performance to Aretha Franklin's "Respect." On Sunday, Johanna's mom Elissa posted a video of the little girl's show-stopping performance...Show More Summary

Pint Sized Dancer Deserves All the ‘Respect’ as She Channels Aretha Franklin  

From prom season, to dance recital season, girls across the country are showing just how much they rock. And Elissa M. Colón’s daughter, Johanna, proved her dance moves are extraordinary at a recent recital.

Little girl channels Aretha Franklin in adorably sassy performance of 'Respect'

The adorable and sassy performance of Aretha Franklin's "Respect" at a dance recital by Johanna Colon, 6, has become an online sensation.

This child dancing to Aretha Franklin is fiercer than you or I will ever be.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

I have never had more respect for a child than I have for this child dancing to "Respect." I have taken multiple dance classes, and I will never look this good. (via Facebook) Despite what wallflowers may tell you, anyone can dance — but it takes something special to perform. Show More Summary

Bow Down! This Sassy Tot Dancing To Aretha Franklin Deserves Major R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

This is our favorite viral video of the day… maybe of the entire year! A Facebook user named Elissa M. Colon uploaded a video of her daughter Johanna dancing to Aretha Franklin's hit Respect. Little Johanna isn't just dancing… she's slaying it on the stage! She's the absolute Beyoncé of this trio, nailing her steps, giving direction, [...]

Show-stopping little girl does Aretha Franklin proud in dance recital

When Aretha starts playing, every self-respecting lady knows that you have to bring it. This little dancer named Johanna wasn't about to hold back during a dance recital number, tributing the Queen of Soul. Johanna's attitude and finger-wavin'...Show More Summary

This Little Girl Channeling Aretha Franklin at Her Dance Recital Is the Best Thing You'll See All Day

Johanna channeling Aretha Franklin! Posted by Elissa M. Colón on Sunday, June 7, 2015 It's dance recital season - in my opinion, one of the best times of year - and all over the country young kids are performing their hearts out in front of their friends, family, and a huge audience of people they have never seen before. Show More Summary

Aretha Franklin Sings At Service For Dad, Brother At New Bethel Baptist Church In Detroit

Aretha Franklin singing at a service for her late father and brother, has drawn in hundreds of visitors to the New Bethel Baptist Church. According to The Detroit News, the church was made famous by Franklin’s father Rev. C.L. Franklin, who would have been 100 years old this year. Show More Summary

Marcus Belgrave dies at 78; jazz trumpeter backed Motown stars

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who shared the stage and recording studio with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and a string of Motown artists, has died. He was 78.

Aretha Franklin enters the Gospel Hall of Fame

Followers of this site are clearly aware of two things: One: We love multiple genres of Music. Two: We currently only rank those who are not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We will never change the first, but the second is something that we are slowly looking to rectify. Show More Summary

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