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1

I hardly think the current president's eyes could get misty from watching that clip. Good choice, Eli.

2

If her performance at the Kennedy Center Honors does not move you, I do not even want to know you. Carole King losing her MIND before Ms. Franklin even sings a note is everything...Carole knows what the score is.

3

WOW. Heaven bless you, miss Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul.

4

@2 darlin13: I know---SO powerful! I was already tearing up when Aretha took the stage, The background image of the Carole King album cover design from Tapestry was quite the opener of amazing things to come.

5

I'm not a believer, but here's what I think about 'Ree: She's an angel - she has to be. No mortal sounds that way.And her voice is a preview of what heaven - whatever heaven is - is going to be like.

6

I've watched that video dozens of times over the last few years. She drops that coat in the middle of a high note like a giant furry mic drop. She is totally badass. And she was 72 (or 73) years old when she did that performance. Fucking amazing voice and amazing performer.

7

A goddess of the highest order. That performance (@6 it's one of my favoritesm, too) is simply how you do it. I hope she goes to heaven peacefully.

8

Now I've got to watch The Big Chill all over again for the soundtrack recording of Aretha Franklin's powerhouse vocal delivery of Carole King's song, You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman.
@5 Bauhaus I: I hope I make it to heaven.

9

Gravely ill with what?


Please wait...

and remember to be decent to everyone
all of the time.

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