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Synonyms for Franklin

United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)

printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics

a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth

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I'm Alright by Little Anthony and the Imperials, A Change Is Gonna Come by Brenton Wood, Soothe Me by Sam and Dave, Win Your Love by Lou Rawls, and Good Times by Aretha Franklin.
is called Aretha Franklin Sings "I don't mind being called a diva," she laughs out loud, "but really when I leave the stage I am just the lady next door.
Stars: Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder were set to perform.
Summary: Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has teamed up with the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, for a rare music performance.
Friday night in the Big Apple launched with Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin - duetting with Annie Lennox for a thrilling Chain Of Fools - before Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne and Lou Reed rocked the crowd.
Think along the lines of Dina Carroll with Laura's voice drawing not unreasonable comparisons to the likes of Roberta Flack and Aretha Franklin.
Most recently, she worked with her own American idol, Aretha Franklin, on the soul queen's upcoming album, and sang two Franklin songs at a roof-raising United Negro College Fund tribute that airs Jan.
Giving tribute to living women like Alice Walker, Nancy Wilson, Oprah herself, Nikki Giovanni, Toni Morrison, Aretha Franklin, and others, the qualities of bravery, magic, and sensuality are evoked.
After reading a sampling of stories, such as Mahalia Jackson, Mary Lou Williams, Aretha Franklin, Maya Angelou, Ray Charles and Marian Anderson, I found them fascinating and was motivated to listen to more of this special genre of American music.
But it's the old-school divas who land knockouts the lifelong "confirmed bachelor" would have applauded: Aretha Franklin tears "A House Is Not a Home" up from its very foundations.
The most audible silence in the text is the voice of Aretha Franklin, Franklin's daughter.
Aretha Franklin captured the attention of audiences worldwide with her smash hit R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
There is no doubt that Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer, still reigns as the Queen of Soul.
US soul diva Aretha Franklin (below) will perform for the Queen at her golden jubilee celebrations next year, the singer has announced.
Mahalia Jackson, Sam Cooke, Bob Marley, Dorothy Love Coates, Sly Stone, John Fogerty, Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen, Al Green, Ann Peebles, George Clinton, Gil Scott-Heron, Tupac Shakur, Lauryn Hill, Mary J.