Rock & Roll
Lost Photos of the London Rock Revolution
Inside Aretha Franklin’s Phenomenal 10-Hour Funeral
It was a homegoing, a history lesson, and a call to arms. Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder brought down the house, but it was Franklin’s legacy that stole the 10-hour show.
END OF AN ERA
America Bids Farewell to its Queen and a Hero
Public memorials for McCain and Franklin Americans offered a reminder of the best the last century had to offer.
LONG LIVE THE QUEEN
Aretha Franklin’s Hairdresser Styles Her One Last Time
For 35 years, the Queen of Soul went to Carlton Northern. With his touch and her voice, they dazzled the country. Yet he never had a job like he did this week.
In Red Stilettos, Aretha Franklin Bids a Diva’s Farewell
People in Detroit are paying their respects to Aretha Franklin, who—lying in a gold casket—looks commandingly stylish in red dress, and a stunning pair of ruby-red stilettos.
Madonna Makes MTV VMAs Aretha Tribute About Herself
Just four days after the Queen of Soul’s passing, the MTV Video Music Awards’ attempt at a tribute fell flat on its face.
Aretha Franklin’s First—and Greatest—Live Album Turns 50
In 1968, history’s most important female singer recorded her first live album, a collection of earth-shattering covers that tilted a musical paradigm—a full body blow of emotion.
Maher Slams Trump & Fox News for Racist Aretha Tributes
The ‘Real Time’ host also addressed the ongoing Omarosa-Trump soap opera.