Aretha Franklin Queen of Soul laid to rest in Detroit. “Make Love Great Again!”
Stevie Wonder’s full performance. “Make love great again!”
Jennifer Holliday and choir help Aretha climb higher.
“When Ms. Aretha Franklin sang ‘Respect,’ the Otis Redding song that became her signature, it was never just about how a woman wanted to be greeted by a spouse coming home from work. It was a demand for equality and freedom and a harbinger of feminism, carried by a voice that would accept nothing less.” The New York Times
Playlist of rare early recordings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?