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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...

‘She knew she was blessed’ – Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

(Reuters) - When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck...

At NYC’s Apollo Theater, fans say Aretha’s music will live forever

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(Reuters) - Grammy winner Aretha Franklin earned her title “the Queen of Soul” with a voice could be both powerful and plaintive. Her music...

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit

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Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

(Reuters) - Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording...

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