Tagged: aretha franklin

Dan Penn (1995)

Dan Penn (1995)

  Dan Penn is far from famous, but most everyone – at least most everyone of a certain age – knows his work. Penn produced the Box Tops’ immortal “The Letter” and co-wrote a...

Aretha Franklin (1995)

Aretha Franklin (1995)

                      Aretha Franklin hates the new biography about her, “Respect” by David Ritz. She’s condemned it: “a very trashy book…full of lies and more...

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

October 9, 2013 I came across the YouTube clip below the other day and seeing the young, Afro-ed Aretha Franklin brought back a happy memory: seeing the Queen of Soul in concert for the...