Aretha Franklin sings and plays the piano during a recording session for Columbia Records, New York, 1960.

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GALLERY: Aretha Franklin starts casting her life story. We r-e-s-p-e-c-t-fully do the same.

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, presents a collection of rare performances by legendary R&B performers.WXXI presents an encore broadcast of Aretha Franklin Presents: Soul Rewind on Saturday,

I love Aretha's hair in this photo and her outfit :) | Happy 70th Birthday to The One and Only Aretha Franklin!

Todays hair & make up inspiration from the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin (born March It's hard to believe she is 72 today.

Aretha Franklin (19) - 1961 - Columbia Records, New York - Frank Driggs Collection / Getty Images -

For more than half a century Aretha Franklin aka The Queen of Soul has been bringing us some of the best music ever

January 9-10 2016 A fantastic celebration of the great divas of soul, R&B, jazz, opera, and gospel will raise the roof at Music Hall. Experience some of the most popular songs and arias made famous by the likes of Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Marian Anderson and more. Pops favorite Capathia Jenkins and friends will put in an inspiring display of vocal fireworks. "Spck it to me!"

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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, she sure can belt out a tune

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You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And Aretha is a gift from God. When it comes to expressing yourself through song, there is no one who can touch her. She is the reason why women want to sing.    Aretha has everything — the power, the technique, the honesty. For a free mini course How To Avoid The 12 Biggest Singing Mistakes

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A great song by the wonderful Aretha Franklin. From the album "Aretha",

Aretha Franklin's voice was larger than life, but her style was even more grand. Tunics, turbans, and feathers galore set her apart from your typically prim and proper 1960's style. This moment, on The Andy Williams show in 1965 was most memorable.

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