Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Aretha Franklin: Queen Aretha Holds Court

Jeff Apter, nyrock.com, March 1998

THERE ARE few performers for whom one name is sufficient (and no, this list does not include Yanni). Think Bruce, Garth, Iggy, Janis. And, of course, Aretha, variously known as the Queen of Soul, Goddess of Gospel, and the only person to emerge from Blues Brothers 2000 with her credibility intact.

Total word count of piece: 1202

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: