Posted in Musical Notes on 19 Aug by Stephanie Engs
Last week Aretha Franklin, ‘the Queen of Soul,’ passed away at the age of 76. Over the weekend I took time to read many remembrances of her songwriting, vocal prowess, and talent as a pianist. I dove deep into her discography and live performances. The moments that were the most vivid to me were most certainly ones that I can remember, moments from recent history.