The Queen of Soul: The songs of Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin performs prior to President Barack Obama speaking in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. Obama’s speech at the annual event was serving as a dress rehearsal for the jobs address he’s delivering to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Queen of Soul has died. 

Aretha Franklin, who went from singing in her father’s Detroit church to entertaining world leaders and countless millions of fans for more than 50 years, died Thursday. She was 76.

Though Aretha is gone, her songs live on. Here are 10 of them. Enjoy.



I Say a Little Prayer


Chain of Fools


Think (from The Blues Brothers)


Rolling in the Deep/Ain’t No Mountain


Rock Steady


(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman


Until You Come Back to Me


Freeway of Love

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