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Aretha Franklin Announces Retirement Plans
The legendary singer said she will retire from performing later this year, after the release of an upcoming album produced by Stevie Wonder.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2017. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlights in History: On Feb. 14, 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded her cover of Otis Redding's "Respect" at Atlantic Records in New York. The Turtles' single "Happy
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Aretha Is Retiring: Singer Plans 1 More Album
At 74, the Queen of Soul has decided to take it a little easier. Aretha Franklin is planning to retire this year, she told Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4, the city's NBC affiliate. The singer says she will make one more album, with several tracks produced by Stevie Wonder , and will otherwise
Singer Aretha Franklin 'Retiring This Year'
After winning her fair share of Grammy awards and selling millions and millions of albums worldwide, the legendary Aretha Franklin says she plans to mostly retire but will still do "some select things." Speaking to a Detroit television station , Franklin, 74, said that while she "can't wait to get
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