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Victorie Franklin, granddaughter of of Aretha Franklin, speaks at the funeral service for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit

Aretha Franklin’s Gospel Roots Celebrated at Queen of Soul’s Funeral

By Nick Carey DETROIT (Reuters) A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music on Friday as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin...
The body of the late singer Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days of public viewing in Detroit

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Fans Pay Their Last to Aretha Franklin

By Nick Carey DETROIT (Reuters)  Aretha Franklin's body lay in repose on Tuesday while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring...
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‘She Knew She Was Blessed’ – Smokey Robinson Remembers Aretha

By Pavithra George (Reuters) When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was...
Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, Dies at Home in Detroit

By Bill Trott (Reuters) Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect"...
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Canada Defiant after Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade over Human Rights...

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and David Ljunggren RIYADH/OTTAWA (Reuters) Canada on Monday refused to back down in its defence of human rights after Saudi Arabia...
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction – Show - Cleveland

‘It’s about Time’: The 2018 Rock Hall Inductions

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) It was a night of nostalgia, with an emphasis on 'better late than never,' as rockers from Bon Jovi, the Cars,...
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