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Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder To Sing At Aretha Franklin Funeral

by Paul Cashmere on August 25, 2018

in News

Stevie Wonder will perform at the Aretha Franklin funeral in Detroit on 31 August.

The line-up will also include Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar. Ron Isley, Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday and Aretha Franklin’s son, Edward Franklin will also perform at the memorial.

Speakers at the Aretha send-off are her neighbour Smokey Robinson and President Bill Clinton.

Aretha Franklin sang at the Clinton inauguration as well as inaugurations for President Obama and President Carter. She was awarded the Presidental Media of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2005.

Former Michigan Governor James Blanchard will also attend the funeral at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit 10am 31 August.

Aretha Franklin died 16 August 2018.

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