Aretha Franklin

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August 31, 2018 - 7:03 am
Franklin always played to sold out crowds -- so the church wants to pack the house.
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Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin; 1972 file photo (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
Stephanie Davis
August 30, 2018 - 10:24 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - In the days leading up to the funeral for Aretha Franklin several events in the city of Detroit including a musical tribute to the Queen of Soul at Chene Park. Hundreds lined up to get a spot at the free concert Thursday night bringing folks from different parts of the world to...
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This combination photo shows Smokey Robinson at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2017, from left, President Bill Clinton at Game 6 of the NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics in Milwaukee on April 26, 2018 and Cicely Tyson at the premiere of the film "Last Flag Flying" in Los Angeles on Nov. 1, 2017. . (AP Photo)
August 30, 2018 - 8:33 pm
Here's the schedule planned for the Celebration of Life service:
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People gather outside New Bethel Baptist Church before a viewing for Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 30, 2018 - 4:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Before the world marks the end of Aretha Franklin's life at her funeral Friday, fans gathered a day early to celebrate her in the place where her faith was forged and her voice was first discovered, singing signature gospel classics like "Amazing Grace" and "Precious Lord." The line...
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People pay their respects with flowers and pictures on Aretha Franklin's star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.  Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died Thursday in her home city of Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer.
August 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Watch the live stream funeral service for Aretha Franklin here.
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