Aretha Franklin





Aretha Franklin


Born
in Detroit, Michigan, The United States
March 25, 1942

Website

Genre


Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is known to the music world as "The Queen of Soul" and is affectionately called "Sister Ree" by her fans. She is renowned for her soul recordings but is also adept at jazz, rock, blues, pop, gospel, and even opera. She is widely acclaimed for her passionate, soulful vocal style, which is aided by a massive and powerful vocal range.

Franklin is the second most honored female singer in Grammy history (after Alison Krauss). She has won twenty Grammy Awards, which includes the Living Legend Grammy and the Lifetime Achievement Grammy. Aretha won eight consecutive awards between 1968 and 1975, during which time the category of Best Female R&B Vocal Performance was nickn
...more

Average rating: 3.04 · 115 ratings · 24 reviews · 14 distinct works
Aretha From These Roots

by
3.04 avg rating — 113 ratings5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Until You Come Back To Me

by
liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
You're the Voice - Aretha F...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Knew You Were Waiting

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Aretha Franklin: (piano,Voc...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Aretha Franklin - 20 Greate...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Say A Little Prayer

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Never Loved A Man

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
A House Is Not A Home

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rock Steady

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Aretha Franklin…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“The man who gets me is getting one hell of a woman.”
Aretha Franklin

“I sing to the realists .People who accept it like it is .”
Aretha Franklin

“I've always felt that rock & roll was very, very wholesome.”
Aretha Franklin

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: GOSPEL 50 264 Jan 25, 2018 08:52PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Aretha to Goodreads.