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Aretha Franklin: Our Queen

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, August 1970

THE ARRIVAL in Britain of the Queen of Soul was, naturally, a Red Letter day in the 1970 Soul calendar. After all, this was only Aretha's second European jaunt – the first having been over two years ago – in 1968 – when she had literally blown everyone's minds with her spellbinding shows and left a very lasting impression.

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