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Stories with person: Aretha Franklin
  • Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns duo dies at 74 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 4:16 am

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Trumpet player Wayne Jackson, who played standout horn lines on rock 'n' roll, soul, R&B and pop mainstays along with Memphis Horns partner and tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, has died. He was 74.

  • Elvis Presley producer Lincoln 'Chips' Moman dies at 79 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-16 2:09 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Lincoln "Chips" Moman, a Memphis producer, musician and songwriter who helped Elvis Presley engineer a musical comeback in the late '60s and then moved to Nashville to record Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and other top country performers, died Monday in LaGrange, Georgia. He was 79.

  • Aretha Franklin reminisces on her friendship with Ali 
    Updated: Jun-06-16 7:24 pm

    NEW YORK - Aretha Franklin remembers the first time she met Muhammad Ali, before he was famous. She was preparing for a concert in Los Angeles, and she recalled a man yelling, "I'm the Greatest, I'm the Greatest!"

  • Meet Tony Award nominee Cynthia Erivo, 'a force of nature' story has photos
    Updated: Jun-02-16 3:23 pm

    NEW YORK - Actors are rarely like their characters, but few actors these days are as far apart from them as Cynthia Erivo.