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[Video] 1972 Aretha Franklin Concert Movie To Released, Finally

A concert movie Aretha Franklin spent years keeping off the big screen will finally be released. Director Sydney Pollack’s ‘Amazing Grace’ will premiere at the DOC NYC film festival in New York on November 12th. The movie was shot at

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Renewed Interest In Preserving Aretha Franklin’s Birth Home In Memphis

Aretha Franklin may have spent most of her life in Detroit, but the Queen of Soul has roots in Memphis. Aretha Franklins death on August 16th has revived interest in preserving her South Memphis birth home, at 406, Lucy Avenue. After her

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Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson & Faith Hill To Sing At Aretha’s Funeral Next Week

Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Faith Hill will sing at the funeral of Aretha Franklin in Detroit next week. They will be joined by Chaka Khan, Ron Isley, Fantasia and Yolanda Adams. Aretha Franklin, died last week of pancreatic cancer in

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[Video] Aretha Franklin – The Voice Of A Generation Silenced At 76

Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer, was so much more than just the ‘Queen of Soul.’ Her rise to super stardom coincided with a virtual powder keg of politics, the

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Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Is Reportedly Gravely Ill

A close friend of Aretha Franklin is confirming that the ‘Queen of Soul’ is seriously ill. Detroit news anchor, Evrod Cassimy, reported that “Aretha Franklin is gravely ill.” He spoke with her family members on Sunday evening, who were gathered

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[Video] Muscle Shoals Sound Developer Rick Hall Is Dead At 85

Alabama record producer Rick Hall, who recorded some of the biggest musical acts of the 1960s and ’70s and helped develop the fabled “Muscle Shoals sound,” has died. He died at his home Tuesday following a fight with cancer. He

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