Thursday, December 9, 2010

The Queen of Soul

Pray for Aretha Franklin!  The news of late is sad for her.  She's been diagnosed with pancreatic "c". 

Did you know?
  • She was born Aretha Louise Franklin on March 25, 1942
  • Rolling Stone magazine ranked her #1 on its list of The Greatest Singers of All Time
  • She has 18 Grammys to date, and two honorary Grammys
  • Her first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 "Respect" and the year was 1967 - sit back and listen!
  • In 1987, Franklin became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Aretha Franklin was the only featured singer at the 2009 presidential inauguration for Barack Obama

 Go Aretha!!!!  Speedy recovery.

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