Aretha Franklin Honored by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Aretha Franklin news Singer is under the care of hospice workers at her Detroit home

Aretha Franklin news Singer is under the care of hospice workers at her Detroit home

At 16 years of age, Franklin went on tour with him, just after recording her first album.

The music legend began her career as a child, singing gospel at a church in her home state of MI.

Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City. "He wanted her to come down here and work with the southern boys", explained Jimmy Johnson, a member of The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. Her music is legendary. "Her voice was unique, her piano playing underrated - she was one of my favourite pianists", John began his tribute to the Queen of Soul. "She gave us hope. her music gave us hope in a time of trouble".

She said: "It's hard to conceive of a world without her". That same year, Detroit named a street after her.

Clinton and his wife, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, on Thursday paid tribute to Franklin as "one of America's greatest national treasures".

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The photo of LaBelle was taken when the 74-year-old performed Over The Rainbow during a "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House" special in 2014. "Rest in Peace. #Respect", he wrote.

It was reported on Monday that Franklin was "seriously ill", according to a person close to the singer. "Not only was she a uniquely brilliant singer, but her commitment to civil rights made an indelible impact on the world", singer and actress Barbra Streisand tweeted.

"Absolutely heartbroken she's gone, what a woman".

"For me, she was a musical lighthouse, guiding and inspiring with every note".

As a teenager, Aretha's father helped her launch a gospel career.

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"The Queen of Soul".

Now, McCartney has remembered here: "Let's all take a moment to give thanks for the attractive life of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of our souls, who inspired us all for many many years", he said on social media. Like so many others expressing their sadness today, I owe to her more joy and love of music itself than I'd ever be able to put into words. "And then, given the civil rights and feminist fervor that was building in the 1960s, respect - especially as Aretha articulated it with such force - took on new meaning. She was so inspiring and wherever you were she always brought you to church".

Diva Celine Dion is blown away by Aretha Franklin's performance of Nessun Dorma at the 1998 Grammys.

"As a daughter of the movement, she not only used her voice to entertain but to uplift and inspire generations through songs that have become anthems". "That wouldn't be good either". "We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin's family and friends", Jessica Santostefano, Vice President, Media Desk at Fox News explained.

Many may not know it but the Queen of Soul's "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" was her first hit record.

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"She went on to record a string of Top 10 hits in rapid succession, including "Respect", "Think", "Chain of Fools", "I Say a Little Prayer", and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman".

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