Aretha Franklin Biography: Life and Career of the Soul Singer
Born March 25th, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, Aretha Franklin started off as gospel singer. After signing to Columbia Records, she found success with R&B and pop tunes such as "Respect" and "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman". Though her best-selling album was 1972's "Amazing Grace", Franklin has continued to gain success and make her mark in music with her soulful voice and powerful performances. In this WatchMojo.com video, we take a look at the life and career of American soul singer, Aretha Franklin.