- from Aretha Franklin
The “Queen of Soul.” That’s what just about everyone calls Aretha Franklin.
And by that, they mean the top, the best, the leader. But who is this “they”? Practically anyone who has heard her sing. If you’re not among them (yet), then your older family members and their friends probably are. Certainly, many U.S. presidents are on board. Surely, artists in her age group. And most definitely, a large group of young artists performing today. Think Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, and others. Here’s your chance to get in “the know.”