James Brown and Aretha Franklin perform together on stage for the first time. They are joined by Wilson Pickett, Joe Cocker, Robert Palmer, and Billy Vera who are interviewed with Franklin before the concert. Taped at the Taboo Club, Detroit. Continue reading
Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles.The Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanied Franklin. This never-before-seen footage of Franklin’s legendary live-gospel-album recording is a profoundly moving and deeply soulful performance that transcends time.
Happy Easter and Passover New Yorkers will be out and about in their Easter bonnets! This week we have dance at Lincoln Center and R&B legends are at the legendary Apollo. Orchids are in bloom in The Bronx and a Creole Food Festival in lower Manhattan.Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About.
Its beginning to feel a lot like springtime, and New Yorkers are out and about! And this week we have a new film about the Queen of Soul and a Fosse muse on Broadway. America’s mother of modern dance turns 93 in Chelsea and Arthur Mitchell’s dream turns 50. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About.Continue reading
Think is a song performed by Aretha Franklin. It was released as single 1968, from her Aretha Now album. The song reached No. 7 on Billboard Hot 100 becoming Franklin’s seventh top 10 hit in the United States. The song also reached number 1 on the magazine’s Hot Rhythm & Blue Singles,becoming her sixth single to top the chart.Continue reading
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul who sang with matchless style on such classics as Think, I Say a Little Prayer and her signature song, Respect, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer.Continue reading