1. Aretha Franklin turns 71 today. My Aunt Judy is a die-hard Aretha fan and wonderful photographer. As a result, she has taken some pretty stunning pictures of Aretha over the years at various concerts. Above is one she took at the Opera House in Boston, October 2006. I love this photo and have a copy at my house, hanging in a place of honor; Aretha looks like angel in it — doesn’t she? — ready to take flight.
In case you missed it, here is Ed Ward's piece from a few weeks back about Aretha’s years at Columbia Records and before she made the move to Atlantic.
The music for today’s commute home is decided.
Photo by Judy Ahern Salsich View in High-Res

    Aretha Franklin turns 71 today. My Aunt Judy is a die-hard Aretha fan and wonderful photographer. As a result, she has taken some pretty stunning pictures of Aretha over the years at various concerts. Above is one she took at the Opera House in Boston, October 2006. I love this photo and have a copy at my house, hanging in a place of honor; Aretha looks like angel in it — doesn’t she? — ready to take flight.

    In case you missed it, here is Ed Ward's piece from a few weeks back about Aretha’s years at Columbia Records and before she made the move to Atlantic.

    The music for today’s commute home is decided.

    Photo by Judy Ahern Salsich

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