The Life of Aretha Louise Franklin
Learn more about her life and how she came to be.
The story of Aretha Louise Franklin
Have you ever wondered how musicians came to be.Well I'm going to tell you about one specific singer Aretha Louise Franklin.Aretha is a famous black American singer who started singing when she was only ten years-old.She has been in music for over six decades she is now seventy three years-old.Not to many know this,but her father had a huge part in her singing career.
Her childhood was no better than anyone else's.Her parents split up when she got very sick.About a year later that's when her music career started.Smokey Robinson tells a tale about how it got started.Smokey Robinson went to the Franklin house he was invited to the living room once he sat down he suddenly heard a wonderful voice of a girl with a graceful piano.He walked into the room where the voice and piano.Smokey Robinson was shocked that the voice was coming from a young 10 year-old girl.
Famous People Aretha Franklin Met
Aretha Franklin met MANY famous people she sang for Pope Francis in Philadelphia,and for Martin Luther king junior 2 days before he died.She sang for many,many people.Aretha also sang a duet with George Micheal.
Aretha's won her 18th Grammy
Aretha Louise Franklin has won her EIGHTEENTH Music Grammy award in 2008.Now that is A LOT of Grammys for a seventy three year-old now is it.