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  • Michelle Obama Praises Gospel Ahead of White House Concert

    Apr 14, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Michelle Obama hosted a morning workshop on gospel music ahead of tonight’s concert at the White House, calling the spiritual genre a “ray of hope” that fueled her overall love of music. “It’s what helps connect us to God, to that higher power,” FLOTUS said Tuesday at the White House-arranged gathering for students from around […]

  • THE (03-25-15) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Mar 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE When I let go of what I am, […]

  • EUR Book Review: ‘The Life of Aretha Franklin: Respect’

    Dec 23, 14 by Larry Buford 2 Comments


    *Sometimes when I write a book review I’ll take the shortcut and scan through it to compile just enough to whet the reader’s appetite to buy the book. But most times I’ll read through the whole thing before putting pen to paper. This was one of those times. The new book ‘The Life of Aretha […]

  • Aretha Franklin To Receive ‘Billboard Women in Music’ Icon Award

    Dec 7, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *After making history as the first female artist to have 100 hits on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts, Aretha Franklin blazes yet another trail as the first recipient of Billboard Women in Music’s Icon Award. Franklin’s latest achievement was announced by Billboard, which gives the award to a female artist whose music has helped shape […]

  • Aretha Franklin Slams ‘Trashy’ New Unauthorized Tell-All

    Nov 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *The Queen of Soul is urging her fans to avoid a new unauthorized book about her life. In a statement to the Associated Press on Tuesday, Aretha Franklin called David Ritz’s Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin a “trashy book.” The two previously worked together on her 1999 biography, “Aretha: From These Roots,” according to […]

  • Aretha Franklin Threatens to Sue Author of Unauthorized Biography

    Nov 17, 14 by Brainuser1 5 Comments


    *Aretha Franklin is reportedly threatening to sue famed biographer David Ritz for his tell-all book, “Respect,” because of what she describes as “Lies, lies, lies.” The controversial book was published by Little, Brown and Company and is said to have been 25 years in the making. “The Queen of Soul” states that the author is making false claims about […]