Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit
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<p><b>ARETHA FRANKLIN</b>, 92 (Died: Aug. 16): Known as the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis in 1942. Her father quickly moved to Detroit and opened a church, where Franklin would acquire her love of music. She rocketed to stardom in the 1960s, when she recorded some of the most iconic R&B singles of all time: "Respect," "Chain of Fools: and "I Say A Little Prayer" among them. She died Aug. 16 after a short stay in hospice care.</p>