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  • Unauthorized Aretha Bio Highlights Alleged Orgies, Addiction and Insecurity

    Oct 31, 14 by Qwest7 11 Comments

    *Aretha Franklin may be the Queen of Soul, but a new unauthorized biography reveals some less than royal things about her and her rise to fame. In the book, titled “Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin,” noted biographer David Ritz details Franklin’s journey from child prodigy to legendary entertainer as well as times when she […]

  • Aretha Franklin’s Awkward Satellite Interviews (Watch)

    Oct 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *This morning, Aretha Franklin sat for a series of satellite interviews to promote her upcoming album, “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics.” The Queen of Soul was beamed into a number of different local and cable morning programs to plug the album, but as Gawker hilariously points out: “As a result of the satellite […]

  • Adele Who? Aretha Kills ‘Rolling in the Deep’ on ‘Letterman’ (Watch)

    Sep 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *She’s baaaack. Aretha Franklin debuted the first single of her upcoming “Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics” album during a visit to the “Late Show with David Letterman.” Below, the Queen of Soul’s version of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” – with a dash of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Nothing more needs to be said. (Except..yes, […]

  • Aretha Franklin Album Due Sept. 30; Adele Cover to be 1st Single

    Sep 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Aretha Franklin will finally release her long-awaited new album – a collection of covers overseen by music mogul Clive Davis for RCA-Arista – on Sept. 30. The tentative title is, “Aretha Franklin Sings Songs of the Great Divas.” According to Showbiz 411, a media blitz surrounding the project is about to have the Queen of […]

  • Aretha Franklin Tours State Fairs While Working on New Music

    Aug 2, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Aretha Franklin may be working on music for an upcoming album, but that hasn’t stopped the music icon from exercising her love of state fair food. The Associated Press reports that Franklin’s 2014 tour will include performances at the Wisconsin and Minnesota state fairs in August. On Thursday, she performed at the Ohio State Fair. […]

  • Aretha Franklin D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T-E-D by Johnny Rockets Worker

    Jul 27, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Can you imagine going off on the Queen of Soul, telling her she can’t sit down an eat her burger she just bought at your restaurant just because she ordered takeout? Umm, well, yes, that actually happened to of all people, Aretha Franklin. A spokesman for Franklin says the situation went down Tuesday at a […]