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A Look Back At Her Iconic Boston Concerts, She Died Today at 76

A Look Back At Her Iconic Boston Concerts, She Died Today at 76

Boston, MA - Aretha Franklin - "The Queen of Soul" - died today at her hom in Detroit at the age of 76. Known for her iconic voice and groundbreaking recordings, Ms. Franklin is world-renowned. She was recognized by virtually every major music award and received so many accolades that it could take five page to list them all.

An 18 time Grammy Award-winner, Franklin had 14 singles which sold over 1 million copies, including the likes of "Respect," "A Natural Woman," and "A Bridge Over Troubled Waters." Aretha Franklin has performed for presidents and dignitaries, touching the global hearts of tens of millions.

"I Say A Little Prayer" - Aretha Franklin Cover (1968)

A voice of her generation, Franklin will be sorely missed, following her battle neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer.

Over the past decades, Aretha Franklin has performed hundreds of concerts around the world. Today, we pay our "RESPECT" to her with a look back at some of her memorable shows in Massachusetts.

Friday 19 August 2016
Aretha Franklin live
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, MA, US

Sunday 01 August 2010
Aretha Franklin live
South Shore Music Circus, Cohasset, MA, US

Friday 18 June 2010
Aretha Franklin live
Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis, MA, US

Saturday 17 October 2009
Aretha Franklin live
Wang Theatre, Boch Center, Boston, MA, US

Thursday 09 October 2008
Aretha Franklin live
Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester, MA, US

Sunday 31 May 1992
Aretha Franklin live
Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA, US

Today, we wish Aretha and the entire Franklin family peace and love. Please go ahead and soak in her melodious voice with some of her most popular songs, below: