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Pope extols America's founding ideals

...night, tens of thousands gathered on the wide Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a music-and-prayer festival featuring Aretha Franklin, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, actor Mark Wahlberg and comedian Jim Gaffigan. Francis was cheered by crowds on...
Nation and World
Who's your diva, week 4 very first time singing in public.Three singers who have influenced you: Jocelyn Brown, Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin. Jocelyn Brown is not very well known, but she has a wonderful voice. Icons such as Whitney and Aretha, we all...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...Southern soul. It was the first No. 1 hit from the burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene in northern Alabama, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records. Atlantic Records...
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Dancing, rising for revolution

...choose respect and that we're against domestic violence."Before the Juneau Pride Chorus belted out a rendition of Aretha Franklin's "Respect," Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott addressed the crowd."A billion people around the world standing up speaking...
Moved to dance

...Diversity of Dance, Fred Benjamin Dance Co. and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She has danced on stage for Aretha Franklin concerts and just ended her two-year contract with Alvin Ailey II Dance Co. Jones brings her talents to a dance...
This WeeK
Who's Your Diva? Week 4

...R.E. graduation.Three singers (famous or not) who have influenced you throughout your singing career: 1. Aretha Franklin. Every time my fourth grade teacher was kind enough to play "Respect" during clean up, all cleaning would pause...
Who's Your Diva?

...that I have since ditched the hood look.Three singers who have influenced you throughout your singing career:? Aretha Franklin. Every time my fourth grade teacher was kind enough to play "Respect" during clean up, all cleaning would pause...
Making her own kind of Wonder

...speaking of the safe and its keys - there's "Until You Come Back To Me," written by Wonder and turned into a hit by Aretha Franklin in 1974. Freelon had the courage to wipe away Wonder's leapfrog-cadence from the chorus. Her version sounds...
This WeeK
Sound Bites

...album with the somber "All Through the Night." Aretha Franklin,'This Christmas, Aretha' Fifty years into her remarkable career, Aretha Franklin gives us "This Christmas, Aretha," her first-ever...
Liking what I know I shouldn't, not loving what I know I should

...classic American soul music - filling her young impressionable head with the sounds of Marvin Gaye, Al Green and Aretha Franklin - then co-wrote her debut album with her. And this girl from Wales delivers like Tom Jones' sexy great-granddaughter...


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