Aretha Franklin Quotes (Author of Aretha From These Roots)
Aretha Franklin Quotes
She also won 18 Grammy Awards, sold over 75 million records worldwide, and became the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Sadly, on August 16, Franklin passed away at the age of 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer, according to her representative. Over the years, Franklin has spoken on the record about various topics, including her musical influences and her personal life. These are some of the funniest, most inspiring, and most revealing quotes from the Queen of Soul. If not the body, certainly the big head! We are very resourceful. Women absolutely deserve respect.
Aretha Franklin has passed away at age 76, the Associated Press confirmed this morning. The iconic musician is remembered as the Queen of Soul, whose profound legacy will continue to influence the music industry for generations. It means I'm using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I'm happy with that. On confidence as an artist: "Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing.