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Locals Remember the ‘Diva’ and ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin

She had the voice that could grab the attention of everyone for 6 decades Aretha Franklin dominated the world of music. Franklin’s songs about womanhood, overcoming heartache and more allowed fans to have a connection to her lyrics.

One Alpena local shared a unique connection to Franklin. The ‘Queen of Soul’ wasn’t afraid to take a stand; her music played a major role during key moments in history.

And speaking of ‘Respect’ we showed the ‘diva’ some in honor of the ‘Natural Woman’ who will truly be missed.