Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, passes away in Detroit

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Aretha, Madonna, Ethan Hawke, and Political Media Failure: This Week’s Recommended Reading

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, a thoughtful examination of one of our most reliable actors; a word of warning about politics and media; and two tributes, one in words […]

Aretha Franklin Tribute: Ariana Grande Performs 'Natural Woman' on Fallon

The Tonight Show on Thursday paid its respects to the late Aretha Franklin with a little help from Ariana Grande. The pop star joined house band The Roots for a special rendition of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” The performance was followed by an interview with host Jimmy Fallon, where Grande recalled meeting Franklin […]

'You never had to say her last name' – Larry King pays tribute to the late Aretha Franklin

Broadcast legend Larry King has paid tribute to the late ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin, who passed away on Thursday aged 76. Speaking to RT, King reminisced about the “revolutionary” singer, who “knew who she was, knew what she wanted, and got what she wanted.” He remembered Franklin’s personality, her generosity, and of course her […]

Soul music legend Aretha Franklin has died at age 76

Theo Wargo/Getty Soul music legend Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit on Thursday at the age of 76, her publicist told the Associated Press.  Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1030091116748709888?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw BREAKING: Publicist for Aretha Franklin says the Queen of Soul died Thursday at her home in Detroit. Franklin’s passing follows reports earlier this week that cited […]

Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy dead at 88 – WATCH his The Blues Brothers scene with Aretha Franklin

The news of Murphy’s death was confirmed by his nephew Floyd Murphy Jr on Facebook. The Blues Brothers guitarist died at his home in Miami, Florida on June 15. Murphy was one of the original members of The Blues Brothers band, which he joined in 1978 when it was just a Saturday Night Live sketch. […]

Rita Coolidge: My six best albums – Aretha Franklin, Eagles, Keb’ Mo’ and more

Aretha Franklin: I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You (Rhino) I had just graduated and was living in Memphis with my sister Priscilla when we got hold of this album. We played it constantly for a year. I know every word, every note. I loved her voice and her interpretation. Ry Cooder: […]

Aretha Franklin RETIRES: Soul queen to QUIT music after one final album

The Queen of Soul, 74, confirmed her retirement when speaking to a Detroit TV station. “I must tell you, I am retiring this year,” she said – adding that she feels “exuberant” about her plans. The icon, who is also an established pianist, has had more than 20 number one singles in the US, and […]