Click Track: Aretha Franklin


Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Fiona Apple to release new album in 2012; Mickey Mouse and Joy Division team for T-shirt (?); Ted Leonsis loves Red Hot Chili Peppers

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Fiona Apple, Joy Division, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Aretha Franklin

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder perform at MLK memorial dedication; Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore separate; Raheem DeVaughn arrested at protest alongside Cornel West

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sonic Youth, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Aretha Franklin to be honored by Monk Institute, picks song for MLK Memorial dedication; Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces massive festival lineup

By David Malitz  |  10:14 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Quick spins: Beastie Boys, Fleet Foxes, Aretha Franklin

The Beastie Boys and Aretha Franklin soldier on while Fleet Foxes release a successful second album.

By Patrick Foster, David Malitz and Allison Stewart  |  11:53 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Beastie Boys, Fleet Foxes, Aretha Franklin

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Zola Jesus rises at Red Palace; David Kilgour keeps Kiwing; Aretha Franklin returns on “Fallon”

Zola Jesus rises at Red Palace; David Kilgour keeps Kiwing; Aretha Franklin returns on “Fallon”

By David Malitz  |  06:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Zola Jesus, David Kilgour, Aretha Franklin

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Hidden gems by Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Etta James

Hear some of the best deep cuts by three funk and soul legends before Saturday’s DJ night at the Black Cat celebrating their discographies.

By David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Etta James

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/07/2011

Aretha's health problem resolved?; MCA's health problem definitely resolved; Vinyl continues to sell

The Queen is recovering. (Tracy Woodward/TWP) - Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin told Jet magazine that her recent health problem that had her hospitalized just last month "has been resolved." There is still no word on when or if Franklin...

By David Malitz  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Beastie Boys, T.I., Waka Flocka Flame

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 12/17/2010

Waka Flocka Flame's house raided; Aretha Franklin released from hospital; DMX sentenced to year in prison

Waka Flocka Flame's house was raided by Georgia police. - Georgia police raided rapper Waka Flocka Flame's house on Thursday searching for ""marijuana, articles, pictures, and communications relating to gangs and gang paraphernalia," according to documents obtained by TMZ. Waka...

By David Malitz  |  10:25 AM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Beach House, DMX, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010

Aretha Franklin diagnosed with cancer; Black Eyed Peas fizzle on charts; Juanes coming to Patriot Center

The Queen of Soul is reportedly battling pancreatic cancer. (Reflections Photography) - The ailing Aretha Franklin -- who had major surgery just last week-- has pancreatic cancer, according to the Detroit News. Citing a "source familiar with the situation," the...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Black Eyed Peas, Juanes, Kanye West, Susan Boyle

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/03/2010

Aretha Franklin recovering from surgery; Justin Bieber actually surprised by Grammy nods?; 9:30 Club is raffling for charity

Lady Soul is on the mend. (Tracy Woodward/Washington Post) - Aretha Franklin underwent surgery on Thursday, calling the procedure "highly successful" in a statement released to the Associated Press. "God is still in control," Franklin said in the statement. "I...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  9:30 Club, Aretha Franklin, Dismemberment Plan, Justin Bieber, Poor But Sexy, Taylor Swift

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Grammy nominees announced; Raheem DeVaughn nominated for best R&B album; DC9 to reopen; Fans hold vigil for Aretha Franklin; Bono speaks on World AIDS Day

Raheem DeVaughn: Grammy nominated! (Dayna Smith For The Washington Post) - Eminem topped the pile of last night's Grammy nominees with ten, earning a nod in three most prestigious categories: record of the year, song of the year and album...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Bono, DC9, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/28/2010

Condoleezza Rice and Aretha Franklin perform duet; John Lennon's murderer up for parole; iPod no good for jazz

Aretha Franklin. (Reflections Photography) By Aaron Leitko -Condoleezza Rice and Aretha Franklin performed a duet together on Tuesday night during a benefit concert for Philadelphia's Mann Music Center for the Performing Arts. They played "Say a Little Prayer," with the...

By Aaron Leitko  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Condoleezza Rice, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Marc Myers, Mark David Chapman, Yoko Ono, iPod