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It took 46 years for this film to see the light of day. It was worth the wait. (Full review.) Sydney Pollack documents Aretha Franklin in two days of live recording at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles that resulted in the best-selling album of live gospel recording of all time.
Ariana Grande performed a stirring rendition of Aretha Franklin's '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' in tribute to the Queen of Soul at her funeral in Detroit.
Don Lemon and stars Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson remember the late, great "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin.