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Aretha Franklin covers Adele for new album out Oct. 21
Aretha Franklin covers Adele for new album out Oct. 21

As the undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has contributed countless classics to the great American songbook and collaborated with an endless list of greats.  For her next album, Franklin found inspiration from her fellow pop divas, a title she’s helped define.  “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,” will see the singer tackle songs from Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Alicia Keys, Dinah Washington, Chaka Khan and Etta James.  On the album, out Oct. 21 through RCA Records, Franklin plays the piano on a version of the Supremes’ classic “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” mashes up Gloria Gaynor's "I Will...

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