Singer Aretha Franklin performs the song “Respect” during the opening night tribute to Althea Gibson, former professional tennis player, at the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Photographer: Rick Maiman/Bloomberg News.

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul Who Spelled ‘Respect,’ Dies at 76

(Bloomberg) -- Aretha Franklin, the former gospel singer who went on to reign over the music industry as the Queen of Soul with hit songs such as “Respect,” “Chain of Fools” and “(You Make Me Feel ...

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