Queen Of Soul Interview In LA Times



LOS ANGELES (Billboard) – Aretha Franklin’s storied career is the focus of two new retrospectives, “Rare & Unreleased Recordings From the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul” and “Oh Me Oh My: Aretha Franklin Live in Philly, 1972.”

Partnered with young gun Fantasia, Franklin is also back on the R&B charts with “Put You Up On Game,” one of 16 tracks featured on the compilation “Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets With the Queen,” due in stores November 13. The J Records release includes guest turns by Annie Lennox, George Michael, Mary J. Blige and John Legend.

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