Originally written and released in 1965 by Stax, featuring Otis Redding, Respect was recorded by Aretha Franklin
two years later, with her sisters on backing vocals.
Aretha took a short break while the some 20-member Aretha Franklin
band churned through a number of instrument solos, with appropriate audience appreciation.
The narrative is full of wonderful details, and the photographs of Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin
, Marvin Gaye and Billie Holiday during rehearsals are classic.
On song: Etta; James, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin
, Dusty Springfield, Suzanne Vega, Cyndi Lauper, Joan Osbourne.
Sparkle features a special bonus soundtrack with music composed and produced by the late Curtis Mayfield and features the voice of Grammy[R]-winning legend and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin
is expected to resume her string of concerts in November after canceling a number upcoming shows to rest.
She was joined by other A-list stars at the BET Honors evening - Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin
, 71, Motown founder Berry Gordy, 84, and rapper Ice Cube, 44.
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Aretha Franklin
has been named the 'Greatest Singer Of All Time' by The Rolling Stone magazine.
SOUL queen Aretha Franklin
has been named the greatest singer of all time in a poll of rock stars, record label bosses and music critics.
Maybe you saw Rhino Handmade's limited-edition, four-disc ``Complete Aretha Franklin
& King Curtis Live at Fillmore West'' when it came out last year.
Grandmother of soul Aretha Franklin
won the Lena Horne Award for her amazing career and stole the show, performing Until You Come Back to Me with Stevie Wonder on piano.
Quite simply, if you want to make a really great Aretha Franklin
record, just sit her down at the piano and let her go.