Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated, with family and friends. Jennifer Hudson was chosen by Ms. Franklin herself. The biopic- RESPECT – hits theaters August 13th.

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! 2019 Pulitzer Prize Luncheon Jennifer Hudson’s “Amazing Grace”

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Friday Open Thread


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Monday Open Thread

Black girls rock Aretha Franklin Tribute 2018 ICYMI THIS, RIGHT HERE: Black women know how to GET.THING.DONE! .@MichelleObama has a special message from #BlackGirlsRock for women of color: Help your sisters, children, and congregations get registered and ready to vote! … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. We can’t leave this day without the Gospel music from the late Queen of Soul- Aretha Franklin

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Friday Open Thread

Happy Friday, Everyone. Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan to Perform at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Detroit ceremony will include tributes by soul and gospel luminaries such as Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill and Yolanda Adams

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Aretha Franklin: THE QUEEN OF SOUL

The Queen of Soul is gone. As long as I’ve been alive, Aretha Franklin was here. I have heard so many folks say that they felt like Aretha Franklin was family. I understand that. To me, like so many others, … Continue reading

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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is gravely ill

This is exclusive, and heart breaking for me and for the family and friends of the great Aretha Franklin. She is gravely ill in Detroit. The family is asking for prayers and privacy. Originally diagnosed with cancer in 2010, Aretha, … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Oh Happy Day – Aretha Franklin Feat: Mavis Staples

“Oh Happy Day” is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th century hymn. Recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, it became an international hit in 1969, reaching US #4 and UK #2 on the pop charts. It has since … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Have a BLESSED Sunday, Everyone. OH HAPPY DAY! Love seeing & hearing our youth praise GOD. Fill us with the light of day. JOYFUL, JOYFUL

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