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The 100 Greatest Singers Of All Time: #1 Aretha Franklin

Ben Edmonds, MOJO, October 1998

 "She has all the Olympian leaps and trills, plus what's so often missing from others — believability." Eddi Reader

"The essence of human spirit." Vic Chesnutt

"I'm staggered by the sheer ease with which she seems to sing." Cerys Matthews

"The undisputed Queen of Soul, no one can touch her." Holly Cole

"She is our queen." Martha Reeves

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