Tune in as Stacey B. and guests pay tribute to Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul, who passed away this week August 16, 2018. They will speak on her impact on the music industry and their favorite tunes from her.
Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1942. A gifted singer and pianist, Franklin toured with her father's traveling revival show and later visited New York, where she signed with Columbia Records.
Franklin went on to release several popular singles, many of which are now considered classics. In 1987 she became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2008 she won her 18th Grammy Award, making her one of the most honored artists in Grammy history.