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1. "We would parachute in like typical asshole Americans and be completely clueless about what kind of trip we were actually on, asking questions like, "When do we start shooting the animals? Where is the freshest sushi? When do we meet Aretha Franklin, and where are the squash courts?" I'd also insist on hunting live lobster and killing it with my handgun."
Author: Chelsea Handler
2. "The muse of music isn't just from Greek mythology, but living in people like the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Anita Baker, Aretha Franklin."
Author: Ernie Isley
3. "I know I'm not going to sing like Aretha Franklin or Elvis Presley or any of those people."
Author: George Thorogood
4. "My ultimate film role would be to play the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin."
Author: Jennifer Hudson
5. "Aretha Franklin's 'Let Me in Your Life' is one of the few recent R&B albums that places the emphasis entirely and deservedly on a voice. Many R&B producers have been making records on which the singer is outshined by the song, the arrangement and the sound."
Author: Jon Landau
6. "Atlantic's Jerry Wexler believes first-rate records are made by first-rate voices. He certainly has worked with enough of them: Clyde McPhatter, Joe Turner, La Vern Baker, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin."
Author: Jon Landau
7. "In the end, the sign of Aretha Franklin's artistry is that she always leaves her mark - first, on the music, then on us."
Author: Jon Landau
8. "People say I'm the white Aretha Franklin. I wish I was her."
Author: Joss Stone
9. "I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald."
Author: Lena Horne
10. "The voice of God, if you must know, is Aretha Franklin's."
Author: Marianne Faithfull
11. "Darius held Stark back from launching himself at Neferet, and Duantia spoke quickly into the rising tension. 'Neferet, I think we can all agree that there are many unanswered questions about the tragedy that occured on our island today. Stark, we also understand the passion and rage you feel at the loss of your Priestess. it is a hard blow for a Warrior to-'Duantia's wisdom was cut off by the sound of Aretha Franklin belting out the chorus from "Respect," which was coming from the little Coach purse Aphrodite had slung over her shoulder.Oopsie, um, sorry 'bout that.' Aphrodite frantically unzipped her purse and dug for her iPhone."
Author: P.C. Cast
12. "There was a time in American history when almost every white person knew who Aretha Franklin was."
Author: Peabo Bryson
13. "Hey, I'm like Aretha Franklin, I don't get no R -S -P -E -C -T around here!"
Author: Si Robertson
14. "Silver" is what I called girls who were natural beauties but who also smoothed on a layer of pretty from a jar. It wasn't just how they looked, it was how they were. The name came from a song my mother sang sometimes when she was getting dressed to go out somewhere special. She sang along with Aretha Franklin at the end: "Sail on, silver girl… Your time has come to shine. All your dreams are on their way."
Author: Tayari Jones
15. "Being around people like Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Roberta Flack, all these greats, I was taught to listen and observe."
Author: Whitney Houston

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