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Aretha Franklin: Return Of Soul Sister Number One

Carol Cooper, Pulse!, June 1996

ARETHA – a name so singularly musical that it rolls off the tongue like an incantation. Almost four decades after 1967’s ‘I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)’, her first chart-topping single, Aretha Franklin’s vocal signature remains among the most identifiable in American pop music.

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