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R.I.P. Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul Has Died at Age 76

Aug 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin, who had the title of The Queen of Soul, has died at age 76. She passed away at her home in Detroit, as reported by various outlets, including the Associated Press, who reports that the cause of death was pancreatic cancer. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - An Interview with Young Fathers

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Mar 09, 2018

This week we have Kayus Bankole of Young Fathers talking protest songs and political music, and after detouring through nuclear negotiations, trade tariffs and Italy, we finish with International Women's Day  More



Reviews

Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-1998

Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-1998

RCA

Jun 29, 2012

This collection of Aretha Franklin singles, drawn primarily from the 1980s, manages to sound, at times, both fresh and retro cool. Even though nobody really needs reminding of Aretha Franklin’s brilliance, nor should we pretend that by 1980 her most seminal work wasn’t more than a decade behind her, the bulk of the material on Knew You Were Waiting is a total joy to listen to.

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