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Aretha Franklin: The Good, The Bad & The Queen

Lois Wilson, MOJO, February 2017

IT'S THE EVENING of January 24, 1967, downtown Florence, Alabama. Rick Hall, the owner of Fame Studios in nearby Muscle Shoals, is stood in the doorway of a motel room occupied by Aretha Franklin and her manager husband Ted White. A disagreement, to put it mildly, is in progress.

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