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Aretha Franklin (Promotional Photo)

Aretha Franklin Sues To Protect Vintage Concert With Jagger, Beatles

“I’m telling you, like a black Baptist preacher, Mick Jagger was throwing down,” Aretha Franklin’s attorney said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–04/19/2012

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The Best Places To See Buskers In Detroit

Violin Monsters, singers, storytellers and mimes help keep the Detroit entertainment scene on its toes with these vagabond performers and gatherings of amateur talent.

02/27/2012

Aretha Franklin (Promotional Photo)

Aretha Franklin Fights Speculation She Was Barred From Whitney Houston Funeral

“I have four invitations and parking passes that were sent to me for the funeral,” Aretha Franklin said in a statement.

CBS Detroit–02/23/2012

Whitney Houston at the  2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Detroiters Remember Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin Releases Statement

Detroit native Aretha Franklin released a statement about Houston’s death, saying she’s shocked and can’t believe it.

02/12/2012

Aretha and Blair

Queen Of Soul Says Blair Underwood ‘First Choice’ To Play Her Brother in Biopic

The Queen of Soul’s spokeswoman announced Underwood is Franklin’s first choice to portray her late brother and former manager Rev. Cecil Franklin in her upcoming biopic “Aretha: From These Roots.”

CBS Detroit–01/26/2012

Aretha Franklin. (File Getty  Images/Rick Diamond)

Aretha Franklin Not Going To The Chapel, And She’s Not Going To Get Married

Deciding they were “moving too fast,” Aretha Franklin, 69, and longtime friend Willie Wilkerson called their relationship quits Monday before taking it down the aisle.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2012

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Aretha Franklin Getting Married

Aretha Franklin has announced that she is now engaged, to longtime friend William “Willie” Wilkerson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2012

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Aretha Franklin Looking For Musicians To Mentor — Got What It Takes?

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is searching for classically trained vocalists and musicians she can mold for her own record label “Aretha’s Records.”

CBS Detroit–11/30/2011

The Queen of Soul & Living Legend Aretha Franklin performs to a SRO audience at the Ryman Auditorium on October 19, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Queen Of Soul Suing Over Documentary Footage

A lawsuit over an unreleased film featuring a recording of an Aretha Franklin concert will move forward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2011

Items sold presumably belonging to Aretha Franklin. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Clothing Sale In Livonia Becomes The Queen Of Sold

Clothing and other items that may have once belonged to Aretha Franklin are being sold in Livonia Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

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