Skip to comments.Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died: AP, citing publicist
Posted on 08/16/2018 7:10:15 AM PDT by DCBryan1
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died: AP, citing publicist
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I hope God doesn’t ever “Rest her Soul”. Sing on Aretha.
Long live the queen.
Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.
An American Treasure. Always will be..
Lifts a glass in toast.
I remember great parties with her music in the ‘60’s.
May Ms. Aretha’s memory be eternal.
Sad. She was the Queen of Soul.
She always had my propers.
I Feel a special kinship with Aretha, because my vocal coach also worked with her.
RIP, Queen of Soul.
What a legend and powerhouse. She truly expressed the SOUL of America to the world and is beloved by so many around the world. Much R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her, her family, and the legacy of all her accomplishments. May GOD rest her bold and beautiful soul.
Yes she is/was! RIP, Lady of Soul!
My husband just came and told me. Very sad. Rest in peace!
More than just a little bit
I was just driving home from the dentist. Turned on the radio, “Respect” was playing, and I thought, “she must have died.”
The song after that was also by Aretha, so then I was sure.
41 years ago today the “King” of Rock and Roll also died......
She was from an era where there were true "divas", not these phony wannabees today who have to rely on auto-tune in order to sound better than a braying donkey.
A band I was in used to play several of her her tunes, including the obvious hits. One of my favorites, though, never made it that big: Tighten Up Your Tie, Button Up Your Jacket (Make It For The Door).
God bless her.
This really sucks. She’s one of those that you always feel glad to hear that they were still touring and selling out venues.
Keith Richards still survives, though.
One of a kind talent! Loved her.
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