Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin On The Tonight Show

Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit

"I was holding her hand at the bedside, holding her wrist, which was now no more than skin and bone, but her pulse was so strong and so, so full of life". Redding sang as the breadwinner demanding respect, in the form perhaps of sexual gratification, for his "propers when I get home". "She was a huge Obama supporter, she thought of herself as a Democrat and she was vocal, obviously, as an activist in the civil rights movement".

"You know, for the last couple of days, it has not been good".

Trump addressed the "I Say a Little Prayer" singer's passing during a cabinet meeting on August 16, 2018, calling Franklin someone who "worked for" him. "Aretha was intersectional before the term existed". "So she was fighting 'til the very end".

Music culture owes Franklin a debt for bringing ecstatic pentecostal fervour to popular music, pushing the expressive boundaries of the contemporary singing voice.

The world is mourning the loss of Aretha Franklin.

Every once in a while, there is a music performance that takes your breath away. "A good friend of mine. but I'm still gonna do it anyway". There's the slinky electric keyboard that starts the song off, and the acoustic piano that chimes in later in a thundering gospel style; there's a tight rhythm section, and the horns painting a shifting series of colors behind the singer.

"I am deeply saddened about the passing of the Queen of Soul and my sister in song, Aretha Franklin", Patti wrote on Twitter. Because people want respect, even small children, even babies.

It wasn't exactly, shall we say, respectful.

Wonder recalled the emotional moment during an interview Friday with CBS This Morning, revealing it was clear the star didn't have long to live.

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In popular consciousness, this music was much more "black" than the poppy products coming out of Motown at the time. There's a reason why there are entire montages of her shade on YouTube. "It's celebrating in the gloriousness of being female", says McDonnell. As is customary, King didn't know that Franklin would be there to honor her. Her first secular albums in the early 1960s blended R&B styles with pop and jazz and achieved only modest success.

She performed for several presidents, including at the 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama, the country's first African-American head of state.

Franklin minimized the chances of be cheated out of payments by literally taking matters into her own hands and demanding to be paid at least part of her fee in cash before going through with work commitments. "I was really sad", she said.

Sources said that Franklin had "finally listened to her boys".

She did allow that she could see herself as an example for strong women: "You could say that", she said.

Aretha, both an angel and a diva, has helped me think twice about how I manage and assess my talents as a woman of color. The Icon. The ultimate singers' singer.

"I love "Natural Woman, ' but 'Respect" goes across gender lines", Sharpton told TMZ, after being asked to name his favorite Franklin song.

"That's okay, @FoxNews. We often confuse you for a real network". She was criticised for failing to greet Pope Francis when she came on stage but said that she had met him beforehand backstage and gave him a boxed set of sermons by her father, the theologian Rev C L Franklin, adding that she hadn't realised that he was right behind her as she sang.

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