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Ritz, David.

Summary: Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. She found fame, fortune, and that remarkable voice in 1967 with "Respect" and a rapid-fire string of hits....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANKLIN, ARETHA RIT

Medina, Nico

Summary: Presents the life of one of the bestselling artists of all time, from her start singing in front of her father's Baptist congregation to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Contents: Respect; (Aretha Franklin) --; Lady love; (Lou Rawls) --; Yes, I'm ready; (Barbara Mason) --; Don't leave me this way; (Thelma Houston) --; It's a shame; (Spinners) --; 25 miles; (Edwin Starr) --; Everlasting love; (Carl Carlton) --; I will survive; (Gloria Gaynor) --; Kiss and sya goodbye; (the Manhattans) --; Reunited; (Peaches & Herb) --; Me and Mrs. Jones; (Billy Paul) --; Band of gold;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES RHY

Tinari, Leah

Summary: Profiles twenty-four women in American history who inspired, influenced, and impacted history, culture, and society, including Shirley Muldowney, Aretha Franklin, Shirley Chisholm, and Annie Oakley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

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Franklin, Aretha.

Contents: Respect / Otis Redding -- Drown in my own tears / Henry Glover -- I never loved a man (the way I love you) / Ronny Shannon -- Soul serenade / Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon -- Don't let me lose this dream / Aretha Franklin, Ted White -- Baby, baby, baby / Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin -- Dr. Feelgood (Love is a serious business) / Aretha Franklin, Ted White -- Good times / Sam Cooke -- Do...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES Frank

Scritti Politti (Musical group)

Contents: The word girl (flesh and blood) -- Small talk -- Absolute -- A little knowledge -- Don't work that hard -- Perfect way -- Lover to fall -- Wood beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin) -- Hypnotize -- Flesh & blood -- Absolute [Version] -- Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin) [Version] -- Hypnotize [Version].

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK SCR

Kelly, R.

Summary: The R&B performer and producer traces the story of his life and career, describing his battle with a learning disorder, his collaborations with such icons as Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin, and his difficulties with personal and legal challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KELLY, R. KEL