ARETHA FRANKLIN

The Australian Women's Weekly - - In Brief -

“The great­est voice in Amer­i­can pop­u­lar mu­sic has been stilled,” wrote Bette Mi­dler on the death of soul queen Aretha Franklin from pan­cre­atic cancer, aged 76, but it was El­ton John who per­haps best summed up the mag­ni­tude of the loss: “The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen.”

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