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Biography:
Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin
Born: 1942/03/25
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Years Active: 1956–present
Genres: Soul, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Blues, R&B, Gospel, And Classical

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter and pianist commonly referred to as The Queen of Soul. Although renowned for her soul recordings, Franklin is also adept at jazz, rock, blues, pop, R&B and gospel music. Her first single, "Today I Sung the Blues", was released in the fall of 1960 becoming a top ten R&B hit but failed to enter the pop charts. Franklin's self-titled debut album was released in January of 1961. After scoring two more top ten R&B hits with "Operation Heartbreak" and "Won't Be Long" in 1961, Franklin scored her first top 40 pop hit with her rendition of "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody". Franklin began recording ...

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Aretha Franklin - A Collection

Aretha Franklin - Try A Little Tenderness

Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics…

Aretha Franklin Interviews With Ebony Moments

Don't Fight The Feeling - The Complete Aretha…

Aretha Franklin Live In Paris 1977

Sunday Morning Classics

Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics

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