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Local Perspective On Aretha Franklin's Life And Legacy

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Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" at Radio City Music Hall, during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in New York. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" at Radio City Music Hall, during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in New York. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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Aretha Franklin, dubbed "the Queen of Soul," passed away Thursday at her home in Detroit at the age of 76. We reflect on some of her most iconic performances, and discuss how she remained culturally relevant for more than 50 years.

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Renee Graham, associate editor and columnist for The Boston Globe. She tweets @reneeygraham.

Sue Auclair, director of marketing and communications for The Cabot. She tweets @jazzwoman1.

This segment aired on August 16, 2018.

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