Aretha Franklin


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Aretha grew up in a family of musicians, singing with heart and soul in her fathers gospel choir. She went on to bring that feeling to her own music, creating some of history's best loved songs that still spark hope in listeners today. This inspiring story about the Queen of Soul features a facts and photos section at the back.