An all-star line-up that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill and Jennifer Hudson will perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral this week.
"I got chills", said Pat Turner, 56, of Alexandria, Va., when she saw the auto pull up with the casket inside. Her initial run of classic Atlantic albums - "I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You", "Lady Soul" and "Aretha Now" - produced further glorious and legendary hits and set the stage for some roof-lifting performances in the late '60s and early '70s.
While she was born in Memphis, Tennessee, Franklin is more closely identified with the city of Detroit, where she lived most of her life.
The singer was also aware that to pull off such an event, it would require a well-known artist to draw attendees, and naturally, Paul wanted it to be Franklin.
Linda Swanson, whose funeral home is handling services for Franklin, said the singer had covered the funeral expenses of many needy families over the years.
"God didn't make a better singer. and there isn't a better casket", Swanson said.
She described Franklin as "the very fiber of music in America".
Franklin had strong loyalty to her family and fans to her last days.
Outside the museum, the star's adoring fans waited for their chance to say their goodbyes to Franklin, who is dressed in a red dress and heels with matching crimson lipstick in an open casket.
By the way, Davis is putting together a tribute concert for Aretha, set for November 14 at Madison Square Garden. "She had a sound that no one else had, and that is what got her to where she was".
Franklin's music filled the otherwise quiet room, and dozens of large floral arrangements including powder pink and lavender roses surrounded the hall, final gifts from her closest relatives and friends.
The Richmond man, and former naval aviator, spent five and a half years with McCain has a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. He later told evangelical leaders that "we very much appreciate everything that senator McCain has done for our country".
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I was able to visit with her a few times there at the apartment and to hold her hand and to YouTube my dad singing Joy Bells. On the inside of the lid embroidered into the fabric is " Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul".
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