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FIRST FEMALE INDUCTEE WAS ON THIS DAY

Aretha Franklin - Songs, Movie & Death - Biography


Aretha Franklin Dies — Queen of Soul Dead at 76 | TVLine
Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018)

(FOX NEWS) – Aretha Franklin, whose booming vocals and
powerful personal presence made her one of the
great
entertainers
in global history, became the first woman
inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on this day in
history, Jan. 3, 1987.

"Aretha Franklin was an artist of passion, sophistication
and command, whose recordings remain anthems that
defined soul music,"
the Rock Hall writes in its biography
of the performer.

She "was only 25 when she clinched the title of Lady Soul
with her unforgettably proud, sexy, candid and confident
1967 version of Otis Redding’s ‘Respect.’"

No 1 best selling album of sixties Aretha Franklin with Respect | Aretha  franklin, Respect song, Songs
No 1 best selling album of sixties.

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DRAFT NOTICE RECEIVED ON THIS DAY

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On December 20, 1957, while spending the Christmas holidays
at Graceland, his newly purchased
Tennessee mansion, rock-
and-roll star
Elvis Presley received his draft notice for the United
States Army.

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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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JOHN BELMONT                                 

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John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English singer,
songwriter, and television personality. He rose to fame
during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the
heavy metal

band Black Sabbath, during which period he adopted the
nickname "Prince of Darkness".  He is 74 years old today.

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AWARD WINNING SINGER HAS DIED AT 79

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Christine Anne McVie (12 July 1943 – 30 November 2022)

Christine McVie, the English musician whose smoky vocals
and romantic lyrics helped catapult the rock group Fleetwood
Mac to international success, died Wednesday after a brief
illness .

In 1998, McVie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame
as a member of Fleetwood Mac, and received the Brit
Award
for Outstanding Contribution to Music. She was also
the recipient of two
Grammy Awards
.

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ROCKABILLY SINGER HAS PASSED AT AGE 75

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Robert Gordon (March 29, 1947 – October 18, 2022)

Gordon died on October 18 after years of acute myeloid leukemia.

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Robert Gordon with Link Wray on guitar, on his debut
album for
Private Stock Records in 1977.

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