The Thrill And The Truth Of Aretha Franklin

Soul icon Aretha Franklin dies at 76. PICTURE: Axios

NEW YORK (AP): The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her emotions. Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha […]

QUEEN OF SOUL: Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005 file photo, President George W. Bush awards singer Aretha Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, the highest civilian award, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A person close to Franklin said on Monday that the 76-year-old singer is ill. Franklin canceled planned concerts earlier this year after she was ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest up. PICTURE: AP/Lawrence Jackson

DETROIT: Arguably the greatest singer of all time, Aretha Franklin, has died in Detroit. Tributes are flowing for the legendary artist. Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has died at home in Detroit, aged 76. The music […]