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    Aretha Franklin in 1973

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    In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York.

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    Aretha Franklin singing in 1972.

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    In this March 3, 1975 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin poses with her Grammy Award for for best female R&B vocal performance for "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing" at the 17th Annual Grammy Award presentation in New York.

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    Aretha Franklin and her new husband, Glen Turman, arrive at a Los Angeles hotel, April 17, 1978 for their wedding reception. Turman signals his okay and pleasure at the reception as Kecalf, 8, Aretha's son by a previous marriage looks on.

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    Aretha Franklin is among the many music legends to have sung with The Swampers at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

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    In this Jan. 11, 1987 file photo, soul singers James Brown and Aretha Franklin sing during a Home Box Office taping at the Taboo night club in Detroit.

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    In this Aug. 30, 1988 file photo, Aretha Franklin joins George Michael during his Faith World Tour in Auburn Hills, Mich.

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    In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the inauguration for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

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    Singer Bette Midler greets Aretha Franklin at Franklin’s 69th birthday party in New York.

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    Helping Aretha Franklin, center, celebrate her 72nd birthday in New York were, from left, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Clive Davis and Denzel Washington.

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    Singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University’s commencement ceremonies in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented an honorary Doctor of Arts degree on May 29, 2014.

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    Aretha Franklin sings with Ronald Isley, center, and Dennis Edwards at the end of the Rock Hall's American Music Masters concert honoring her in Cleveland in 2014.

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    Aretha Franklin performs the national anthem before an NFL game between Detroit and Minnesota in 2016.

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    Aretha Franklin performs at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington April 2016.

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    Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York.

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    Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

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    In this Nov. 21, 2008 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

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    Stax Museum remembers Aretha Franklin. Stax is just a short distance away from the home where Aretha Louise Franklin was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tenn. Franklin died early Thursday.

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    Ernie Spencer, of Westchester, N.Y., takes a photo of the marquee at the Apollo Theater, which displays a message honoring singer Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in the Harlem section of New York. Franklin died in her home in Detroit at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

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    The scoreboard at Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, displays a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

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    Rico Scott leaves flowers and expresses his love at the home where Aretha Louise Franklin was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tenn. Franklin died early Thursday.

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    Alphonzo Horton wipes a tear outside New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. C.L. Franklin, her father, had been pastor at the church that Franklin learned the gospel fundamentals that would make her a soul institution.

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