• Aretha Franklin
    reaches of the charts with “Freeway of Love” and “Who’s Zoomin’ Who.” In 1987 Franklin had the second Number One hit of her career, “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me),” a duet with George Michael, which came exactly twenty years after she topped the chart with “Respect.” Aretha teamed up...
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  • Success at a Young Age
    Success by a Young Age Aretha Franklin is a well known pop, R&B, and gospel singer. She has been nicknamed “The Queen of Soul” and is an internationally known artist and a symbol of pride in the African American community. Her popularity soared in 1967 when she released an album containing songs...
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  • History of African American Music
    gospel voices. But, if Ray Charles was one of the "originators" of soul music, "Aretha Franklin reshaped it," by bringing even more of her gospel background to bear on secular love songs (Wade and Picardie 27). By combining popular elements with her stunning voice, her great musicianship, and the feeling...
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  • Listening Habits
    their sibling rivalry, but are always there for one another. I relate to this because of the relationship I have with my sister. We have our battles, but we are always there in the time of need. Another genre that touches my soul is R&B (rhythm & blues), with singers like Aretha Franklin...
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  • Music Is More Than Entertainment
    world whether it is politics, fashion, and social etiquette. Some artists include Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Public Enemy, Bob Marley, Tupac, and U2. All formed unity throughout the world and impacted many to listen to causes from the civil rights movement, to changes in the ghetto, to world...
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  • Music in Civil Rights
    . With music, African-American artists like Little Richard, Aretha Franklin, and Bob Marley wanted to present positive and uplifting messages to the country that was full of hatred for other people. African Americans also wanted to raise self-confidence of those who were affected by these acts of hate...
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  • Race Music
    career because she moved toward R&B rather than jazz. In 1967 she found #1 success with "I Never Loved a Man" and later that year release her second single which was a cover called "Respect" written and recorded by Otis Redding. (www.wikipedia.com) Aretha Franklin had much success with this single...
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  • History of Soul Music
    Never Loved a Man the Way I Loved You (with hit single Respect). Aretha Franklin – The “Queen of Soul” “I’d like for you to receive the First Lady of Music, Miss Aretha Franklin!”, Reverend James Cleveland introduces Aretha Franklin on her brilliant 1972 Gospel album Amazing Grace. Cleveland used...
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  • The 60's Study Guide
    – nicknamed Father of Soul  “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay”  Wilson Pickett – had a temper  “Midnight Hour”  Aretha Franklin – had complete artistic control – rare for a black female artist  “Respect” “Natural Woman” – one of the most influential singers of the day  James Brown...
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  • Paper
    Franklin, celebrated the use melisma and squalling typically used in black churches of the time. Aretha Franklin was an important figure in both black and women’s musical movements; her song “Respect” is an outstanding example for the movement. The song has a rhythm and blues base with a bit of a...
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  • How to Demonstrate Respect
    Ask anyone in your workplace what treatment they most want at work. They will likely top their list with the desire to be treated with dignity and respect. Popular songs tout the need for respect. From Aretha Franklin: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me." to Train...
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  • The Birth of Soul
    heading in more of a soul direction. Aretha Franklin to headed in the soul direction after covering the Otis Redding Hit "Respect". She turned the song into her own version which became a hit and a symbol of ethnic and feminist pride in the black community....
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  • Respect
    demonstrate respect at work” Susan M. Heathfield, PhD “The little BIG things” Tom Peters “All I really needed to know I learned in kindergarten” Robert Fulghum Photos courtesy of Photobucket.com “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” by Aretha Franklin ...
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  • History of Soul Music
    superstars. Artists like Aretha Franklin from Detroit, who made her first recording as a gospel artist when she was the age of 14 with Columbia records signed by John Hammond. Stated by Richie Unterberger, “she made history with hit songs such as I never loved a man (the way that I love you), Respect...
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  • Liberation of the 1960's Music Movement
    . As Billie Holiday performed the song in all of her performances, it extremely increased the alertness of lynching in the American Nation. “Respect” was a song written by Otis Redding and familiarized by Aretha Franklin. She didn’t perform it politically but as a very personal shout for...
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  • Duties of a Student
    are treated maturely. Responsibility will always be important throughout our lives, so students need to man up to it. Respect isn’t just a song made by Aretha Franklin, it’s important in life. Students need to show respect to teachers at all times. Let’s face it; no one likes being treated like...
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  • Jumping the Broom
    soundtrack album for this movie. This album of course not only includes Edward Sheamur's original score but also a few other songs that is from this films score. Some of the featured artists that helped collectively to make this a great soundtrack album are Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin...
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  • Noise, Jon Stone
    ) IDGAFOS 2.0 - Dillon Francis key: F# bpm: 112 ~notes 17) Respect (Funkt Bass Remix) - Aretha Franklin key: C bpm: 112 ~notes 18) Scary Monsters and Nice Spites (Torolla & Electrode Remix) key: D# bpm: 112 ~notes noiSe, movement 35 ~(. )(. )~ 01...
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  • Book Review: If You Can't Be Free, Be a Mystery: in Search of Billie Holiday
    privileging of string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments over one’s the vocal instrument. If one is to say that Whitney Houston, Billie Holiday, or Aretha Franklin, to name a few, are vocal geniuses, I do not think there would be an issue, but the minute we term them musical geniuses, it...
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  • Non Finished Essay on Justin Bieber
    . In early 2007, at the age of 12, Justin entered into his local talent competition Stratford star and after singing various songs each week including '3AM' by Matchbox and 'Respect' by Aretha Franklin Justin was placed second. Justin's relatives who did not live in Stratford wanted to see Justin...
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