Mike Hosking pays tribute to 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Audio,
Publish Date
Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:19AM

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has died at home in Detroit, aged 76.

The music icon, who influenced generations of singers with unforgettable hits such as Respect (1967), Natural Woman (1968) and I Say a Little Prayer (1968), was surrounded by family and friends when she died at 9.50am on Thursday local time.

Her death from advanced pancreatic cancer was followed by an outpouring of grief, with celebrities flocking to pay their respects to the unbeatable singer.

Mike Hosking paid tribute to the iconic singer this morning. Listen to his tribute above.

 

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