Aretha Franklin Has Passed Away. She Was 76 Years Old.

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Comment by Ron Powell on August 16, 2018 at 7:54am

Aretha Franklin has been a part of my musical persona and personal existence since my coming of age... Her passing is a marker and reminder of my own mortality...

She's already missed...

Comment by koshersalaami on August 16, 2018 at 8:18am

I wrote a post anticipating yours but yours posted while I was still writing. 

Comment by Ron Powell on August 16, 2018 at 8:26am

I suspect that there isn't a person here who couldn't write a post about Aretha Franklin...

Comment by Safe Bet's Amy on August 16, 2018 at 10:34am

She once said that this duet with Frank Sinatra was her favorite...  I can see why.  Not only did she kill it, but she made Sinatra do his best to keep up. 

To me that is her legacy... "Step up your damn game (whatever it might be) or sit the hell down!"

Comment by marshall bjohnson on August 16, 2018 at 10:58am

incredible vocals, best songs,best arrangement: "Ain't No Way"

Comment by Jayne Walsh Defrancesco on August 16, 2018 at 11:25am

When an amazing artist affects 5 generations in one's lifetime we are bound to appreciate her contribution to our soul. Thank you for sharing a part of your's Ron. 

Comment by Mike Shields on August 18, 2018 at 10:01am

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