Aretha Franklin (b. 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings and referred to as the Queen of Soul, Franklin is also adept at jazz, blues, R, gospel music, and rock.

Aretha Franklin, "The Queen of Soul." Amazing voice, great music, one of the best musicians to emerge from the She's timeless!

3. My Mom's Favorite Music Artist - Aretha Franklin #SomebodysMothers

Aretha Franklin spotted at Pistons game

My Mom's Favorite Music Artist - Aretha Franklin (Favorite Music Artists)

Aretha Franklin (19) - 1961 - Columbia Records, New York

For more than half a century Aretha Franklin aka The Queen of Soul has been bringing us some of the best music ever

Aretha Franklin...Queen of Soul and the first female artist inducted into rock and roll hall of fame

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin:Queen of Soul and first female artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Aretha Franklin

GALLERY: Aretha Franklin starts casting her life story. We r-e-s-p-e-c-t-fully do the same.

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, presents a collection of rare performances by legendary R&B performers.WXXI presents an encore broadcast of Aretha Franklin Presents: Soul Rewind on Saturday,

I love Aretha's hair in this photo and her outfit :) | Happy 70th Birthday to The One and Only Aretha Franklin!

Todays hair & make up inspiration from the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin (born March It's hard to believe she is 72 today.

Queen of Soul @Fayne Leisy Biz Mentor . Com : Queen of Soul Ms Aretha Franklin about 200 lbs lighter . smiles

Queen of Soul Noel Noel Leisy Biz Mentor . Com : Queen of Soul Ms Aretha Franklin about 200 lbs lighter .

I usually pin photos because of the articles, but I just really loved this shot of Aretha Franklin. Stunning and colorful.

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Natural in Nashville: Roots & Rhythm: Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady hair.

January 9-10 2016 A fantastic celebration of the great divas of soul, R&B, jazz, opera, and gospel will raise the roof at Music Hall. Experience some of the most popular songs and arias made famous by the likes of Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Marian Anderson and more. Pops favorite Capathia Jenkins and friends will put in an inspiring display of vocal fireworks. "Spck it to me!"

20 Best & Most Memorable Female Singers EVER!

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, she sure can belt out a tune

Aretha Franklin looking fierce!

Aretha's diva tantrums and an insatiable appetite for sex and spending

Trappings of wealth: Compulsive spending also marked Franklin's career. Here she poses in a fur coat - and one she was later to buy was so large it needed its own plane seat when she went to Toronto for a concert

What Is Your Personal Theme Song: Your personal theme song is “Respect” by Aretha Franklin. People better be giving you some R-E-S-P-E-C-T, or else. OR ELSE.

What Is Your Personal Theme Song?