With the passing of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, we look back over her legacy and remind ourselves of her incredibly rich and powerful history. Digby’s Hullabaloo has the fascinating story (with additional video) of how her iconic interpretation of “Respect” came to be.
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