Aretha Franklin died today at 9:590 AM.

Discussion in 'Hip News' started by MeAgain, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. MeAgain

    MeAgain Dazed and Confused Staff Member Super Moderator

    The Queen of Soul is gone at age 76.
    She started recording at the early age of 14, was signed to Columbia in 1960 and in one year had 10 Top Ten Hits.

    Her career had slumped by the 1980's but was revived by her appearance in the Blues Brothers movie. The studio wanted newer acts but Dan Aykroyd and the rest of the crew insisted on Franklin.



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  2. WOLF ANGEL

    WOLF ANGEL Senior Member - A Fool on the Hill

    And so the curtain comes down on another icon
    The Queen of Soul who taught us to 'Think', and have 'Respect', Tonight many will be, 'Saying a little prayer' for the 'Natural woman'
     
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  3. Ged

    Ged Actually my name is Ted. HipForums Supporter

    So she no longer has experience of the world. She is gone. Big deal. Why do I feel nothing about this.
     
  4. WOLF ANGEL

    WOLF ANGEL Senior Member - A Fool on the Hill

    Because you no little of what she did 'away from the music'?
    (Still you thought enough of her to post a comment - so that was nice)
     
  5. Oh wow

    She was cool
     
  6. stormountainman

    stormountainman Soy Un Truckero

    Rest In Peace, Sister Aretha...you gave me happy music...planet earth will not be the same from now on.
     
  7. Bump

    Not enough love shown for one of the greatest
     
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  8. Moonglow181

    Moonglow181 Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    There is a lot of love and respect out there in the real world...

    You really going by the people here?

    Aretha .


     
  9. McFuddy

    McFuddy Never quite zen.

    She def had a badass streak. RIP
     
  10. morrow

    morrow Free as a bird

    She left enough behind so as to always be remembered..

    RIP to a fine talented, caring lady!
     
  11. Moonglow181

    Moonglow181 Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    I did not know her music too well......but I can sure appreciate talent such as she had. She was very pretty in that photo with the Blues Bros.

    I need took at her song list to try to remember how I first heard of her.
     
  12. egger

    egger Member

    Aretha Franklin - Won't Be Long

     

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