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Dumb Media Falls For Aretha Franklin Parody Story Hook Line And Sinker

by Paul Cashmere

How dumb are major media outlets who published a parody site post about an Aretha Franklin song as fact today. I’m looking at you Jonesy and Amanda on WSFM.

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Bruce Springsteen Premieres Another Cover ‘Don’t Play That Song’

by Paul Cashmere

With Bruce Springsteen’s album of soul covers ‘Only The Strong Survive’ coming 11 November, The Boss has gifted us a third song from the album for the weekend.

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The FBI Kept A File On Aretha Franklin and the Monkees

by Paul Cashmere

The FBI kept a file on the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin suggesting they considered her a threat and referred to some of her shows as “communist infiltration events” including one for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).

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Rick Price

Rick Price To Present His Soulville Show Across Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Rick Price will showcase his 10th studio album ‘Soulville’ with shows from the east coast to the west coast of Australia in May, June and July.

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Jennifer Hudson, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Jennifer Hudson Is Approaching EGOT Status

by Music-News.com

Jennifer Hudson has landed a Daytime Emmy for her virtual reality film Baba Yaga.

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama Delivers A Tasty New Summer Playlist for 2020

by Paul Cashmere

President Barack Obama has unveiled his 2020 playlist with classics from Dylan, Springsteen and Fleetwood Mac, Soul from Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder and contemporary sounds of Billie Eilish, Mac Miller and Frank Ocean.

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Aretha Franklin RESPECT

Aretha Franklin’s Niece Loves The Respect Trailer

by Music-News.com

Aretha Franklin’s niece has gushed over Jennifer Hudson’s portrayal of the late singer in Respect, the forthcoming biopic of Franklin’s life.

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Aretha Franklin in the 60s

Previously Unreleased Aretha Franklin Song Surfaces For Juneteenth

by Music-News.com

A previously unreleased version of Aretha Franklin’s Never Gonna Break My Faith has been dropped to mark the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery in America.

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Jennifer Hudson, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Jennifer Hudson honours Aretha Franklin at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony

by Music-News.com

Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to music icon Aretha Franklin at the Pulitzer Prize ceremony on Tuesday.

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The Soul Movers

Stop Take A Minute and watch the new The Soul Movers video

by Paul Cashmere

The Soul Movers have channelled The Blues Brothers and the Aretha Franklin scene for the video for their new song ‘Stop, Take A Minute’.

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National Geographic to tell Aretha Franklin story

by Music-News.com

Aretha Franklin will be the subject of the upcoming third season of National Geographic’s scripted anthology series Genius.

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IRS is chasing $3m from Aretha Franklin Estate

by Paul Cashmere

The Estate of the late Aretha Franklin owes more than $3 million to the IRS and the IRS isn’t going to let it go.

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Kelly Clarkson and Celine Dion to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

by Music-News.com

Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, and John Legend will gather to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at a concert in January.

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Aretha Franklin in the 60s

47-Year Old Aretha Franklin Movie To Be Released

by Music-News.com

A concert movie Aretha Franklin spent years keeping off the big screen is to be released three months after her death.

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Family Of Aretha Franklin Calls Pastors Eulogy Distasteful

by Music-News.com

Aretha Franklin’s family have blasted the eulogy delivered by Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. at the singer’s funeral on Friday, calling it “distasteful”.

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Ahmet Ertegun Portrayed As Abusive Sex Fiend In New Book

by Paul Cashmere

Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun is exposed as an abusive, sexual harasser in a new book by his former secretary Dorothy Carvello.

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Bishop Apologizes For Touching Ariana Grande At Aretha Franklin Service

by Paul Cashmere

Bishop Charles H Ellis III has apologized to Ariana Grande after being called out for inappropriate behaviour at the service for Aretha Franklin.

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Aretha Franklin Viewing Undergoes Costume Change

by Music-News.com

Aretha Franklin’s loved ones are keeping the late Queen of Soul looking fresh and fashionable for her public celebration of life by giving her a daily wardrobe change.

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Aretha Franklin Dominates Australian Chart

by Paul Cashmere

Aretha Franklin is all over the Australian charts this week with more than a dozen albums in the chart and songs populating on the singles and streaming charts.

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Stevie Wonder To Sing At Aretha Franklin Funeral

by Paul Cashmere

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

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Aretha Franklin Sends A Rainbow At Detroit Tigers Tribute

by Paul Cashmere

Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul (and maybe now the Queen of Souls) sent a very positive message to fans at a Detroit Tigers match on Tuesday.

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Aretha Franklin Life To Be Celebrated Over Two Days In Detroit

by Music-News.com

Fans have been invited to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin at a two-day public viewing in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan later this month (Aug18).

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Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder Says We Should Celebrate Aretha Franklin And Continue Her Legacy

by Paul Cashmere

Stevie Wonder has given a heartfelt interview to ‘CBS This Morning’ saying that we need to celebrate the life of Aretha Franklin and continue her legacy through her music.

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Aretha Franklin Funeral Set For Detroit 31 August

by Paul Cashmere

Aretha Franklin will be laid to rest on 31 August 2018 in her hometown of Detroit.

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Respect – Aretha Franklin Has Every Song In US Top 5

by Paul Cashmere

Aretha Franklin’s music has taken over the U.S. and Australian charts with the Queen of Soul owning the Top 5 positions in the iTunes singles chart today in America and 21 songs in the Top 100.

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Barbra Streisand and Paul McCartney Honor Aretha Franklin

by Music-News.com

Barbra Streisand, Sir Paul McCartney, and Hugh Jackman are leading the tributes to Aretha Franklin following the news of her death.

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Tributes Flow For Aretha Franklin

by Music-News.com

Sir Elton John, Clive Davis, and Quincy Jones have shared their heartache over the loss of Aretha Franklin as the tributes to the Queen of Soul continue to pour in.

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Aretha Franklin in the 60s

Aretha Franklin R.I.P. 1942-2018

by Paul Cashmere

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has lost her eight-year battle with cancer at the age of 76.

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Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder Has Visited Ailing Aretha Franklin

by Music-News.com

Stevie Wonder has paid a visit to his longtime friend Aretha Franklin at her home in Detroit, Michigan as she battles ill health.

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Missy Elliott Leads Tributes To Aretha Franklin

by Music-News.com

Missy Elliott and Ciara are leading the tributes to Aretha Franklin following heartbreaking news the Queen of Soul is “gravely ill”.

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