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As The Spirit Moved Aretha

Monday, August 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured: Aretha Franklin, who died on Aug. 16 at 76. | Billboard Magazine  

In 1958, Ralph Ellison wrote that there are “certain women singers who possess, beyond all the boundaries of our admiration for their art, an uncanny power to evoke our love.”

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