ARETHA FRANKLIN

It took me a while but in my late teens, early twenties I became aware of Aretha Franklin’s magnitude. A voice that rocked like an earthquake in her up tempo commanding demanding tunes and curled in on you like Persian cat on her ballads. I witnessed Aretha Franklin...

DDGCAmFFF

Last Saturday Peter and I attended a private mini songfest upon the invitation of a fellow musician. We parked ourselves in a circle with several talented singer songwriters and proceeded to stay put for seven hours. Ages ranged from 20s to perhaps late 60s/70s. There...