Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin

today’s birthday: Aretha Franklin (1942)

Aretha Franklin (1942)

Known as the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin began singing in church choirs as a child before achieving mainstream success with a string of hit songs including “Respect,” “Think,” and “Natural Woman.” In 1987, she became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and, in 2005, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian decoration in the US. She is the second most honored female singer in the history of the Grammy Awards. How many has she won? More… Discuss

thinking of a song: Dance me to the end of love, LEONARD COHEN

Dance me to the end of love, LEONARD COHEN

Aretha Franklin – I say a little prayer ( Official song ) HQ version , Photos / Photoshoots: Happy New Year!

Aretha Franklin – I say a little prayer ( Official song ) HQ version , Photos / Photoshoots

Precious Lord (Take My Hand)-ARETHA FRANKLIN

Aretha-Franklin-Precious Lord (Take My Hand)/You’ve Got a Friend (Medley)

Aretha Franklin – Think (The Blues Brothers Version)

Aretha Franklin

Grammy 2011 – Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Martina McBride and Florence and the Machine‘s Florence Welch took part in a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 2011 Grammy Awards

“Freedom Is Just Another Word For Nothing Left To loose” (Janis Joplin via Bob McGee)