click here for more
Aretha Franklin 'Queen of Soul' Dies Aged 76

Aretha Franklin 'Queen of Soul' Dies Aged 76

Friday 17th August, 2018 9:39AM

Legendary US soul singer Aretha Franklin has reportedly died in Detroit this morning at age 76, from advanced pancreatic cancer. The artist's passing spurred spontaneous tributes across the globe to the celebrated 'Queen of Soul', with former US president Barack Obama saying her voice offered “a glimpse of the divine,” where Americans could feel “our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won respect”. With a titanic multiple-Grammy Award-winning career spanning numerous hits from the 1950s onwards including 'Respect', 'I Say A Little Prayer', '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' and so many more, Franklin's contribution to our musical landscape is hugely significant and enduring. Listen to a short selection of her iconic songs below...


Share this
Subscribe/Follow Us
Don’t miss a thing! Follow us on your favourite platform  

Content copyright 2019 | some rights reserved | report any web problems to here