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The Wild Story Behind Aretha Franklin’s Long-Delayed Documentary

“It’s all crazy. It’s the craziest story that I know of in show business. I think we’ve lapped the field on crazy.”

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Aretha Franklin, Respect, and her Jewish Producer

The story behind the Queen of Soul’s hit song, Respect.

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'She knew she was blessed' - Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

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The Secret Jewish History Of Aretha Franklin – The Forward

Aretha Franklin, who has died at 76, was known as the "Queen of Soul" — and many Jewish artists helped her get that royal title.

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This is the moment Aretha Franklin became the ‘Queen of Soul'

“Who wouldn’t want to be called ‘Queen’?” Franklin once said.

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Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76

With hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” she defined a female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable.