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RESPECT: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

The story of Aretha Franklin is the story of America in the second half of the twentieth century. Her music, her activism, her faith, and her strength are woven into the fabric of our history. Celebrate the singer, the icon, the leader, and the woman with her greatest hits, including "Respect," "Chain of Fools," "Natural Woman," "Think," and "Amazing Grace." The DSO is joined by superb vocalists Tamika Lawrence, Coco Smith, and Blaine Krauss. Portraits featured in THE QUEEN NEXT DOOR will be on display.

Sunday, May 28, 2023
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit MI
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The Queen Next Door

Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

Linda Solomon
With a Foreword by Burt Bacharach and Afterword by Sabrina Vonne' Owens

Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.

Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347287
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347294