Legendary African Americans: The Life of Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul, 1st Edition

  • Silvia Anne Sheafer
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766062295
  • ISBN-13: 9780766062290
  • DDC: 782.421644
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Author Silvia Anne Sheafer relates the entertaining life and career of this legend of soul music, from her childhood in Detroit, through her struggles with personal heartache and racial prejudice, to her continued success as a major force in the music industry. Crowned the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin has won fifteen Grammy Awards, and has also received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Rocking in the Rose Garden.
2: Back to the Beginning.
3: Precious Lord.
4: Making it on Record.
5: The Civil Rights Movement.
6: Has it Got Soul?.
7: Amazing Grace.
8: Comeback!.
9: Who’s Zoomin’ Who?.
10: Spanning the Age Gap.
Selected Discography.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.