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Aretha: Life, Love, Laughter & The Groove (Reprise, March 25, 2023)

March 25, 2023|Categories: Aretha Franklin, News|

ARETHA… Reflecting on my thoughts on August 16, the second anniversary of the passing of the acknowledged ‘Queen Of Soul’ (with whom I first had contact back in 1966, as a teenage fan writing a letter c/o her father’s church and, oh happy day, getting a reply) – I find myself drawn to the aspects of her music, her legacy and her personality, notably different from what first touched my heart and soul…

Perspectives: Honouring Aretha Franklin – From A Woman’s Point Of View

August 19, 2022|Categories: Aretha Franklin, News, Perspectives|Tags: , , , |

From David Nathan, music historian/author, acknowledged Aretha Franklin archivist and founder of "After a 24-year-old Aretha Franklin signed with

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Perspectives: Aretha Franklin by Sid Johnson (August 16, 2022)

August 16, 2022|Categories: Aretha Franklin, News, Perspectives|Tags: , , , , , |

August 16, 2022 message from founder  and music historian, David Nathan "Commemorating the fourth anniversary of her transition on

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ARETHA FRANKLIN: Rare Classic Soul 1977 Interview

August 13, 2021|Categories: Aretha Franklin, Artist Spotlight, Classic Soul Interviews, David Nathan’s Diary, Features|Tags: , , |

We mark the August 16, 2018 passing of Aretha Franklin, the undisputed ‘Queen Of Soul’ with this seldom-seen interview that occurred spontaneously and unexpectedly one summer evening in 1977 when Aretha called from Encino, California to share with David Nathan in New York about her then-new album “Sweet Passion” and more,…

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