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Paul Simon To Release ‘Songwriter’ Collection
Paul Simon is releasing a 2 disc collection, spanning 50 years of music, of what he believes is his best work. Simon, who believes he is a songwriter first and a recording artist second, won't be heard on every track on the 'Songwriter' collection...
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Honor Aretha Franklin
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, has announced plans to honor the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, this fall with a week long celebration of her music. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website revealed why Franklin was picked for the honor:
Aretha Franklin is a masterful singer, pianis…
Aretha Franklin Wants Halle Berry To Play The Queen Of Soul
Aretha Franklin wants Halle Berry to portray her in the Queen of Soul's new biopic. Berry has turned down the role saying she can't sing. Franklin has said Berry's lack of singing ability has nothing to do with whether or not she should play the role:
Franklin seems dedicated towards u…
Aretha Franklin Will Sing At Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Dedication
Aretha Franklin has agreed to sing at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington D.C. Franklin use to accompany King to churches in the early days of the civil rights movement. Franklin says singing at the dedication means a lot to her:
“I’m re…
New Album From Aretha Franklin Arriving May 3rd
Aretha Franklin will release her 38th studio album on May 3rd. “Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love,” will be available exclusively at Walmart stores and Walmart.com. The 12-track album, which features the first single, “How Long I’ve Waited,&Cl…
Aretha Franklin Heading To Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
The Queen of Soul is heading to late night. Aretha Franklin will make her return to performing on television April 29th when she is booked to perform and do an interview on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Franklin had surgery in November and canceled tour dates and an app…
Aretha Franklin Announces Concerts, Stops In New York
The Queen of Soul is hitting the road and headed to New York. Aretha Franklin has announced her first live concerts, following her undisclosed surgery late last year. The Queen of Soul will perform in Chicago on May 19th, at Niagara Falls on May 28th and as part of the Toronto Jazz Festival on June …
Aretha Franklin Sings At Birthday Party
Aretha Franklin proved she was in fine health on Friday night by singing publicly for the first time in months. Franklin made the impromptu performance during her 69th birthday party, joining former Temptations singer Dennis Edwards on stage for a rendition of “The Way We Were.&CloseCurlyDoubl…

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