Aretha Franklin 'Very Supportive' of 'Silent
NewsBusters (blog)Aretha Franklin 'Very Supportive' of 'Silent Night' as Abortion Soundtrack on ABC's 'Scandal'NewsBusters (blog)During the interview published Tuesday, the stars disclosed details on an abortion scene in season five, which happened to the tune of Aretha Franklin's “Silent Night.” Actress Bellamy Young, who stars as the show's fictional first lady, revealed ABC ...'Scandal' creator: I'll love Aretha Franklin 'forever' for being OK with her music in abortion sceneWashington Times'Scandal' Hits 100 Episodes: Casting Secrets, Trump and a Battle Over Abortion Revealed in Dishy Oral HistoryHollywood Reporterall 96 news articles »
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 8:58 am
Aretha Franklin's Childhood Home Could
Architectural DigestAretha Franklin's Childhood Home Could Become a Memphis LandmarkArchitectural DigestAretha Franklin may have left her humble Memphis, Tennessee, roots when she was barely two years old, but the city is nevertheless desperate to save its small connection to the “Queen of Soul.". In 1942, Franklin was born in the tiny wooden home, but ...
Posted on 7 April 2017 | 12:59 pm
Review: Aretha Franklin buoyant at Chicago
Chicago TribuneReview: Aretha Franklin buoyant at Chicago TheatreChicago TribuneAretha Franklin danced and stepped lightly onstage at the Chicago Theatre on Friday. Sometimes she grinned and simply raised her fists to affirm the capacity audience's adulation. These were cheerful, quiet moments, and nobody had to declare how ...
Posted on 1 April 2017 | 7:10 am
Aretha Franklin is still the queen, and the
Chicago TribuneAretha Franklin is still the queen, and the keeper, of soulChicago TribuneFranklin is capable of giving a truly electric performance, one that comes from the evolution of her craft and is also unteachable. Live albums such as 1971's "Aretha Live at Fillmore West" and its 2005 expanded version that includes saxophone virtuoso ...
Posted on 30 March 2017 | 6:45 am
At 75, Aretha Franklin scales back tour;
Chicago Sun-TimesAt 75, Aretha Franklin scales back tour; working on new albumChicago Sun-TimesShe may have just celebrated her 75th birthday on March 25, but to her fans, Aretha Franklin is ageless — her music timeless. The Queen of Soul earlier this year announced her retirement from full-on touring, but that excludes periodic engagements ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 4:01 pm
Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett to help Obama,
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama says gospel music is a "ray of hope" that fueled her love of music in general. "It's what helps connect us to God, to that higher power," the first lady said Tuesday at a White House-arranged gospel music workshop for students from around the country. "For so many, ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:10 pm
First Lady: Gospel 'Fuels My Love'
Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett to help Obama, first lady celebrate gospel in American music
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:38 am
Aretha Franklin To Lead White House Gospel
Singing Legend Aretha Franklin Is To Headline A Concert At The White House Celebrating Gospel Music.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:34 am
Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett to perform at
Top artists will appear at the White House for celebration of gospel's role in American music
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:45 am
Obamas to host White House celebration of
Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett, Shirley Caesar, Emmylou Harris and Darlene Love are among the artists expected to participate in Tuesday night's concert.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:47 am
Dreams to Remember’ review: An homage to
He wrote one song that immortalized Aretha Franklin and co-wrote another that immortalized himself. Like Hendrix, Joplin and too many other young stars, Redding didn’t make it past his 20s. He was 26 when his Beechcraft H18 airplane crashed into a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:54 am
We Are Your Friends’ Star Emily
From the bass lines of Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan to the luscious Aretha Franklin and gentle Joni Mitchell, Ratajkowski seeks music to fit every mood. “This playlist progresses from new rap, new electronic indie to classic dance rock and eventually ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:24 am
The Swampers' Spooner Oldham talks amazing
Chief among them: the electric piano on Aretha Franklin's smoldering 1967 hit "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)"; purring organ on Percy Sledge's gorgeous 1966 ballad "When A Man Loves A Woman;" the chirping fills on Wilson Pickett's strutting ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:34 am
Lost Aretha Franklin documentary ‘Amazing
A mere 40 years after it was shot, Amazing Grace, the long lost Sydney Pollack-directed documentary of the making of Aretha Franklin’s landmark gospel LP, is set to see the light of day. Originally filmed in 1972, the documentary details the process of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:55 am
Aretha Franklin Considering Putting Her Life
The Queen of Soul is ready to spread some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on the Great White Way. Aretha Franklin has spoken for years about a possible biopic with the Lifetime Channel. But now she's also eyeballing Broadway as a good home for her life story, too.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:45 am
As middle class grows, global brands hit
Inside this 1950s-style American diner, waitresses softly sing along to Aretha Franklin as they sling hamburgers and whip up milkshakes. The jukebox belts out Ritchie Valens as a customer wearing a Muslim prayer cap and flowing blue robes ambles in.
Posted on 6 March 2013 | 2:27 am
Queen of Soul performs for first lady
Aretha Franklin says "it was fabulous" to have first lady Michelle Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder attend her show in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 19 November 2012 | 10:04 am
Streisand, Minnelli sing for Marvin Hamlisch
Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli took turns singing songs by the late Marvin Hamlisch during a stirring memorial service for the composer on Tuesday.
Posted on 13 September 2012 | 11:17 am
WTA seeks to gain new fans with celebrity
The WTA is counting on Donald Trump, Aretha Franklin, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities to draw new fans to tennis.
Posted on 21 August 2012 | 4:01 am
Aretha, Ricky Skaggs join Gospel Hall of
For one night, Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Gospel — not just Soul.
Posted on 14 August 2012 | 8:52 pm
Resolved Question: Who is Aretha
how can a fan send her a note or card
Posted on 29 December 2010 | 1:10 pm
Resolved Question: Bob Dylan vs Aretha
The 2 Most technicle Greatest Musical Legends of all time, Who is better?
Posted on 12 July 2010 | 9:59 pm
Resolved Question: Dolly Parton vs Aretha
Singer - Dolly, Dolly has much more range, Strength, Emotion, Soul
Songwriter - Dolly, She has wroten 3000 Songs, Aretha only writes 2 or 3 on each album
instrumentilist - Dolly, She plays more then one Instrument, Aretha plays Piano, And is bad at it
Posted on 12 July 2010 | 5:03 pm
Resolved Question: Why was aretha franklin
why was aretha franklin inducted into the hall of fame?
Posted on 19 May 2010 | 9:58 am
Resolved Question: Beyonce Vs. Diana Ross Or
I mean, c'mon she comes out with a perfume, and dates a multi millionaire who looks but ugly J-Z and dresses trampy and doesn't even stick up for Taylor swift and then says she's the queen of Soul.
Please, Diana Ross & The Supremes and Aretha Franklin are way more legends then you ever will be. Why don't you walk around with a wedding ring? Big deal you have 1 ok song for your entire album and the rest is garbage.
Posted on 19 March 2010 | 9:06 am