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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.”


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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Show Prep with ‘Broadway’ Bill Lee: Core Strength!

Core strength is vital if you want to get in shape.


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Major League Baseball To Honor Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin broke major ground by being the first woman inducted into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame, but now she is being recognized in the sporting world — and it’s not for her batting average.


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Aretha Franklin Postpones Tour To July

After canceling two shows last week due to “medical reasons,” Aretha Franklin has announced she’s taking off the month of June and will resume her scheduled tour in July, according to Rolling Stone.


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Aretha Franklin Set To Perform In White Plains, NY Next Month

Legendary artist Aretha Franklin will be performing on Wednesday, March 27th at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY as a part of her “Queen of Soul” tour.