Aretha Franklin knows what it's like to live a life in the spotlight -- she's been famous since she was 15 -- so the singer gave Miley Cyrus some advice when she visited "The Talk" on Tuesday (Dec. 10).
Like she's done in past winters, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will come to NYC this winter for a 2-night stand at the historic Radio City Music Hall on January 17 and 18. Tickets for those shows go on...
Highlights Include Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin and Country Music Star Garth Brooks
Oscar and Felix managed to keep a tidy kitchen. Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd kept it together long enough to solve crimes in Moonlighting. Hell, even George Michael and Aretha Franklin got together in ’76 to give us this gem. Unlikely duos are nothing new, but when a story comes along of two people bonded […]
Loretta Lynn joins an elite list of musicians, along with female icons such as Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin, when she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour, on 20 November, 2013. The 81-year-old unquestionably deserves the...
In 1967, millions of American women of all races cheered when the queen of soul Aretha Franklin told the men of America what many female co-horts of her generation were looking for. The trait that Franklin and her outspoken feminists demanded from their boyfriends, husbands, fathers, uncles and all men in general was R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Show More Summary
DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — After recovering from an undisclosed illness, Aretha Franklin is returning to the concert stage with a December performance in her hometown of Detroit. The Detroit News (http://bit.ly/1h3Gbms ) says the Queen of Soul will sing Dec. Show More Summary
Muscle Shoals MAGNOLIA PICTURES By pure serendipity, filmmaker Greg Camalier ended up late one night in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, whose FAME and Muscle Shoals Sound studios were longtime meccas for the likes of Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Otis Redding, the Stones, and Bob Dylan. Show More Summary
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Last year, National Opera Week had a ton of cool events all over the country and a snazzy kick-off message from none other than Aretha Franklin herself. So far this year, there's just a web page telling companies how to submit an event and a link to last year's message from the Queen of Soul.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Doc Rivers, Nick Young is on line one for you. He's muttering something about championship banners and Aretha Franklin. One of the newest members of the Los Angeles Lakers isn't happy with the Los Angeles Clippers' decision to coverShow More Summary
It is a tiny town in Alabama, and it changed the career of Aretha Franklin. As the legendary singer recounts in the new documentary Muscle Shoals, her career was suffering when she arrived in the Southern community to record some music. Show More Summary
Still no word on Aretha Franklin’s mystery illness that kept her off the concert stage this year — she declined to go into specifics while talking with reporters this week. “The side effects were rough,” Franklin, 71, told the Detroit Free Press. The singer’s hometown paper reports that she’s working on a new album with […]
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Aretha Franklin says “the side effects were rough” from her treatment for an undisclosed condition. The 71-year-old singer sat at a piano Wednesday inside a Westin hotel in the Detroit suburb of Southfield. She sang Etta James’ “At Last” and told reporters she’s “glad to be back in [...]
I love words. Sling 'em with 'em all day, matter of fact. But when I pick up a photo book, I want the images to do the lifting. Or to put that in musical terms, I'd rather listen to the song than read the sheet music. Keeping Time: The Photographs of Don Hunstein, a wonderful new retrospective from Insight Editions, accomplishes exactly that. Show More Summary
Aretha Franklin sang about it. So did Erasure. Those seven letters: R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Some people demand it. Others expect it. And yet, not everyone gives it. I've been completely blown away by statements made by Congressmen that the shutdown happening in the U.S. Show More Summary
Songs you've heard a million times before and think you know by heart—Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird," Aretha Franklin's "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)," the Rolling Stones' "Wild Horses"—might just fall on your ears in an entirely...Show More Summary
Aretha Franklin was busy, so Sesame Street invited Henry Cavill to chat about R-E-S-P-E-C-T, because if anyone understands respect (and, completely unrelated, a super-hairy chest), it's our new Superman.... More »
(Scott Johnson) Today we observe the anniversary of the birth of the incomparable soul singer Otis Redding. Among other things, Redding was the artist responsible for Aretha Franklin’s breakthrough song “Respect.” Franklin recorded the...Show More Summary