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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin (born 25 March 1942)

Today is Aretha Franklin's birthday. What more needs to be said? Put on the music and enjoy. 

All hail the Queen!

Aretha Franklin, 1967 trade ad for
"Baby I Love You"
Update, 16 August 2018: Today Aretha, the Queen of Soul, died. No one's tribute beats Paul McCartney's, who calls her "the Queen of our souls."