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Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby Lance » Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:22 pm

Dead at 76.

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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby Arneb » Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:54 pm

You can't call it tragedy, but it's a sore loss
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby MM_Dandy » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:15 pm

Gospel, Soul, Blues - she had such a powerful voice.
https://youtu.be/xIX6btGIn8w

Listening to her cover of Bridge Over Troubled Water as it softly rains outside is moving.
https://youtu.be/_9-yfeA2JZs

She was a decent piano player, too.
https://youtu.be/rsMGHzOQrps
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby Heid the Ba » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:21 pm

Indeed it is a sore loss.
Get it up ye.
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby tubeswell » Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:55 pm

Aw no
A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby Arneb » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:33 pm

Just watched a few "best of" clips. Boy, was she good.
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby Lianachan » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:55 pm

Another of the greats gone.
A-nis bidh fios aig daoine nuair a tha mi a 'mionnachadh aig dhaibh.
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Re: Rest in Peace: Aretha Franklin

Postby wring » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:44 am

Arneb wrote:Just watched a few "best of" clips. Boy, was she good.

yep, one of a kind.
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