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Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin
Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic female pop song, I Say a Little Prayer. We will first discuss the original by Dionne Warwick. Next, we will review a cover of this song by Aretha Franklin, and we … Continue reading
Hello there! This week’s blog is part of our continuing salute to the memory of Aretha Franklin, who passed away just weeks ago. Here is one of her iconic R&B tunes, Think. We will first review Aretha’s original recording. Next … Continue reading
Hello there! Our song this week is Bridge Over Troubled Water. This is a folk-pop song written in the style of a gospel tune. We will review the version by Simon & Garfunkel, and we will also discuss cover versions … Continue reading
Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song The Weight. This is a terrific folk-rock song by The Band. We will start with the original song by The Band, and then we will review covers from Aretha Franklin … Continue reading
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman: Aretha Franklin; Carole King; awards and honors with Aretha and Carole
Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018. She was a giant in the music industry, and one of our greatest artists. It would be impossible to summarize all of the contributions made by Aretha to our music and culture. … Continue reading