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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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Sparkle features a special bonus soundtrack with music composed and produced by the late Curtis Mayfield and features the voice of Grammy[R]-winning legend and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
Whether it's Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul commanding respect or Rep.
Originally written and released in 1965 by Stax, featuring Otis Redding, Respect was recorded by Aretha Franklin two years later, with her sisters on backing vocals.
Aretha took a short break while the some 20-member Aretha Franklin band churned through a number of instrument solos, with appropriate audience appreciation.
As Atlantic Records grew from a small independent label into a major national music company, it became a stronghold both of soul, with Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding, and of rock, with the Stones, Led Zeppelin and Yes.
Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield and the Rise and Fall of American Soul by Craig Werner, Crown March 2004 $24.
Our divas include Diana Ross with Upside Down and the first lady of soul, Aretha Franklin, with Try A Little Tenderness.
US soul diva Aretha Franklin will perform for the Queen at her Golden Jubilee celebrations next year, the singer has announced.
Aretha Franklin might be the Queen of Soul, but Tina Turner will always be the Queen of Sass.
Many of the subjects--Marian Anderson, Aretha Franklin, Angela Davis, Toni Morrison, Sojourner Truth, Oprah Winfrey--are household names.
Special Duet Performances Planned With Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John and Alejandro Sanz
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Aretha Franklin has been named the 'Greatest Singer Of All Time' by The Rolling Stone magazine.
SOUL queen Aretha Franklin has been named the greatest singer of all time in a poll of rock stars, record label bosses and music critics.
Maybe you saw Rhino Handmade's limited-edition, four-disc ``Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at Fillmore West'' when it came out last year.
Grandmother of soul Aretha Franklin won the Lena Horne Award for her amazing career and stole the show, performing Until You Come Back to Me with Stevie Wonder on piano.