August 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin performs at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia in 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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YESTERDAY, the world paused to mourn the loss and honour the legacy of Aretha Franklin.Although Franklin was born in Tennessee and raised in Michigan, the impact of her music spanned continents and inspired generations of artists, including local mus
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.