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Aretha Franklin, Johnny Rockets Employee Have Beef, Singer Ordered Not to Sit Inside Restaurant

Franklin was reportedly scorned by an employee who simply didn’t like where she was sitting.

07/28/2014

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Aretha Franklin Gets No “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” at Johnny Rockets

Aretha Franklin is a big Johnny Rockets fan… but she won’t be eating at the location in Niagara Falls again anytime soon.

07/28/2014

Aretha Franklin with Clive Davis (Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Aretha Franklin’s Next Album Includes Andre 3000-Produced Tracks, Possible Adele Cover

Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul, but she’s calling in some heavy hitters — and drawing on some classic material — to make her next album one to remember.

06/26/2014

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VOTE For Aretha Franklin’s Greatest Songs Of All Time

With so much to great music to consider, it is extremely difficult to select Aretha Franklin’s greatest song of all time. But, we still want you to try.

05/22/2014

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Turntable Tuesday: A Chart-Topping Collaboration Between George Michael And Aretha Franklin

Although the song was a trophy project for George, it served Aretha well, too. It was her first #1 hit since 1967’s “Respect.”

04/15/2014

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This Week In History: Aretha Franklin’s Husband Slows Her Roll

This week, Big Jay highlights how Aretha Franklin’s man slowed down her hits, the six week reign of “Mother, F*****, Sister, Brother,” and how Mannequin made “Never Gonna Stop Us Now” a hit.

04/12/2014

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20 Songs From The ’60s That Your Kids Should Know By Heart

These are twenty songs from the 1960s that, at one point in time, were the life of the party and now it’s up to you to teach them to your children and make them appreciate them.

03/04/2014

Past research has shown that cows produce more milk when stress is reduced by soothing music, but a new report suggests a precise playlist for dairy farmers looking to boost production. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Cows Produce More Milk Listening To Slow Jams Playlist

Modern Farmer included the following recommendations for testing music with cows: “Everybody Hurts” by REM, “What a Difference A Day Makes” by Aretha Franklin, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel and “Perfect Day” by Lou Reed.

02/19/2014

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Aretha Franklin to Cover Barbra Streisand, Donna Summer on New Album

The Queen of Soul is gearing up to pay tribute to other female singers who have achieved royal status in the pop world.

12/20/2013

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Aretha Franklin Healthy & Ready to Work on New Album

After suffering from an undisclosed illness, Aretha Franklin says she is feeling “85% better” and ready to work on new music.

08/21/2013

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