Tiny Harris Posts A Gorgeous Throwback Pic Featuring Herself And Aretha Franklin

Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood California after the music icon legendary singer and

"It's hard to conceive of a world without her".

Barbra Streisand says not only was Franklin a uniquely brilliant singer, but her commitment to civil rights made an indelible impact on the world too.

A screengrab of a YouTube video of Aretha Franklin.

The singer tweeted, "I am deeply saddened about the passing of the Queen of Soul and my sister in song, Aretha Franklin. She will be missed!".

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"The greatest voice in American popular music has been stilled. She worked for me on numerous occasions". However, during a press conference at the White House later in the day, he opened by saying "I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well".

"And sometimes she helped us just forget about everything else and dance". Her gifts, natural and acquired, were a multi-octave mezzo-soprano, gospel passion and training worthy of a preacher's daughter, taste sophisticated and eccentric, and the courage to channel private pain into liberating song.

"Every time she sang, we were all graced with a glimpse of the divine", the Obamas said in a statement. "She never stopped serving". In a career crossing generations, her hits spanned from soul and R&B, to gospel and pop.

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