I Love Aretha Franklin

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    What I Do For My Dad...

    I was a daddy's girl, born between two brothers. My one brother is five years older, my sixteen month younger brother and no sisters. My dad wanted a girl...finally, July 4th I was born. He was very proud and I was very much a daddy's girl. I idolized him when there was no...
    doreensdoggiedelights doreensdoggiedelights
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2009

    You Make Me Feel

    I absolutely love this woman!!!! Some years ago i had sent about of clothes up to my brothers family. He found some jeans he liked, oh boy. He let me know that he had worn them to work on the marsh , i had taken the stitching out of them ...Chic oops and you could read it rather...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2008
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    Dec 8, 2010

    The first time I heard the song

    that would pave the way for her to become an American music legend was in the spring of 1967. I was among a small group of girls who had met at a school chum home for lunch break.The radio suddenly started playing aretha's first mega hit R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The room filled with...
    orionnights orionnights
    51-55, F
    Dec 22, 2015

    She's Magnificent

    She has a few jazz songs. I'm a little bit of a jazz fan. I just found out she did a cover of God Bless the Child, and the only version of that I had heard before was Billie Holiday, even though there's a billion versions of the song out there. I intend to find myself a copy...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Jun 15, 2009

    The Woman of Soul

                             aretha is the queen!  i dont think there is another voice like hers. she is amazing! especially that respect song. it is amazing.
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2008

    On a Muggy August Night...

    On this muggy August night, I'm listening to Aretha on Pandora sing "Good To Me As I Am To You".  It makes my heart soar.  What a great gift we have in the Queen of Soul. Any time of day, any season, any mood, Aretha will enrich the moment.
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    One Word - Amazing!

     Aretha Franklin is a legend! She is absolutely amazing! Her voice is so powerful and uplifting, i could listen to her all day long. She brings sunshine to a stormy day :) When i listen to her its like im on cloud nine :D She is one of the greatest singers the world has...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 16, 2008

    The Queen Of Soul!!

    Dear Trooper, this is for you ;') I am so in love with you
    giggles4488 giggles4488
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Mar 7, 2010
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