Aretha Franklin Bibliography Outline

Aretha Franklin

  • Early Life
    • Born March 25, 1942 (Memphis, TN)
    • Father was a minister (Minister C. L. Franklin)
  • Musical Career
    • Began singing in church
    • First featured on Billboard Hot 100 in January 1961
      • “Won’t Be Long”
    • Albums
  • Awards/Accomplishments
    • Grammys
    • Nominations
  • Personal Life
    • Married Ted White (1961-1969) and Glenn Turman (1978-1984)
    • Has 4 sons
    • Health
      • Weight issues
      • Undisclosed tumor
    • Currently resides in Bloomfield, Michigan
  • Legacy
    • Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
    • Kennedy Center Honoree

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee quartets began to be established in the late 1800s after slavery was abolished, but many of its characteristics were influenced by Negro spirituals. The

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It’s Ragtime!

Ragtime was produced by often illiterate African-Americans in the late 1800s. This music could be found playing in establishments such as bars and saloons. Ragtime

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Aretha Franklin Bibliography

Awkward, Michael. Soul Covers: Rhythm and Blues Remakes and the Struggle for Artistic Identity (Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Phoebe Snow). Duke University Press, 2007. Bego,

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